The ADRIC Arbitration Rules permit parties to seek interim or conservatory measures even before a tribunal has been appointed. ADRIC maintains a roster of arbitrators who commit to respond to ADRIC within hours of an appointment request and to establish a procedure for and hear the Urgent Interim Measures application as soon as possible, normally within […]
The Alberta Minister of Labour has appointed me to a fifth term as a public member on the CPA Discipline and Appeal Tribunal Rosters. The rosters adjudicate complaints and appeals under the Chartered Professional Accountants Act of unprofessional, unethical, or incompetent conduct. The protection of the public section of the CPA Alberta website is here.
I was a panelist at the ADRBC Symposium 2018 in June. The panel discussed ‘How Government and Practitioners Work Together to Realize ADR’s Full Potential’. The other panelists were The Honourable David Eby (Attorney General of British Columbia), Richard Fyfe (Deputy Attorney General and Deputy Minister, Justice), Barry Penner (former Attorney General of British Columbia), […]
Here is a fascinating article about the benefits of laughter. http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20180404-how-laughter-makes-you-a-better-worker Neuroscientist Robert Provine points out that ‘laughter evolved because of its effect on others, not to improve our mood or health.’ Group laughter suggests the members’ guard is down. ‘When our brains are relaxed, we can more easily achieve free idea association, which can […]