It's our Season 8 finale and we are capping off the year with a discussion about arbitration law, featuring Alex Mitretodis!
Topics: consumer protection and arbitration clauses; predictive analytics; new BC legislation and rules; and our Ask-Me-Anything segment.
⚫ What role does "unconscionability" play when assessing arbitration clauses in consumer protection matters? (9:24) ⚫ How can predictive analytics tools be used by lawyers in the arbitration context? (19:14) ⚫ What are the implications of BC's new Arbitrations Act and the new VanIAC Rules of Procedure? (28:46) ⚫ Our Ask-Me-Anything segment, featuring questions submitted by patrons of the Lawyered community (39:33) 🔵 What are some of the differences between litigating before an arbitrator and litigating before a “regular” court? (40:18) 🔵 What do you think of the characterization of Canada as an “arbitration-friendly” jurisdiction? (44:12) 🔵 What are some considerations for lawyers who are considering whether to include an arbitration clause in their contractual agreements? (46:19) 🔵 What role do arbitrations play in promoting access-to-justice? (50:28) ✨ Read the full episode transcript HERE ✨ Learn more about the topics/cases on the Lawyered website ✨ Help to declutter the law on the Lawyered crowdfunding page