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  • Arbitration Part 1 – A Primer

  • Section 1

    The History and Nature of Arbitration

    History of Arbitration

    Options for Dispute Resolution

    Benefits and Detriments of Arbitration

    Applications

    Section 2

    Who is the Arbitrator

    Attributes

    Authority

    Appointment

    Section 3

    The Arbitration Act

    The Alberta Act

    Definitions and Applications

    Jurisdiction

    Power of the Arbitrator

    Award and Termination of the Arbitration Remedies

    Section 4

    Contract Law

    Contracts and Arbitration Capacity

    Are there standard for contracts to Arbitrate

    Interpretation

    Enforcement

    Terminating

    Section 5

    Evidence

    Arbitration and Rules of Evidence

    Burden of Proof

    Admissability

    Witnesses

    Oaths

    Expert Evidence

    Section 6

    Pre-Hearing Procedure

    Preliminary Meeting

    Agreements that parties may come to re witnesses, schedule and time

    Review of pleadings

    Directions of the Arbitrator

    Continuing Education Credits – ID #34807

    1) Alberta Insurance Council 7.5 hours General & Adjuster Certificate
    2) General Insurance Council of Manitoba 7.5 hours
    3) General Insurance Council of Saskatchewan 7.5 hours Technical

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