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line with those in other progressive jurisdictions, and we are presently
updating our international rules. We are financially sound. We have professional
and responsive administration. As shown above, we have a competitive
The Centre lacks international exposure, and that is at the top of our todo
list. We have a lot going for us and notwithstanding the competition, we
should be able to make headway with an effective marketing campaign.
If any readers feel that there is something else that we should do that
would make a difference, we would be happy to hear from you. A strong
arbitration Centre is good for parties to a dispute resolution proceeding,
good for British Columbia and good for the profession.
1. The BCICAC is developing preferential hotel rates
with major and boutique hotels for out-of-town counsel
and parties, and a program for handling
arrangements on behalf of parties for hotels, car
rentals, restaurants, court reporters and translators.
2. The provision for appointing an application arbitrator
is intended to improve the transparency of the
process of appointing an arbitrator or panel, determining
a challenge to the appointment of an arbitrator
and extending dates prior to the appointment of a
tribunal. Specific persons are identified, rather than
providing that the Centre makes these decisions.
3. All fees and ranges of amounts in dispute have been
converted to Canadian dollars.
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