2020 CPR Canada Conference

September 23, 2020

2020 CPR Canada Conference
on Business Dispute Management

Wednesday, September 23, 2020
10:30 - 12:20 ET

via Videoconference


This Conference is part of CanArbWeek 2020 and organized by the CPR Canada Advisory Board in collaboration with Arbitration Place.



Wednesday, September 23, 2020
10:30 – 13:35 Opening Remarks
10:35 – 11:20

Managing risk and disputes in the “new normal” 

This year has seen a number of changes in how disputes are addressed and conducted. This panel will provide perspectives on these developments and the lessons learned from arbitrating virtually.

Moderator: Rachel Howie, Dentons 


  • Christina Doria, Baker & McKenzie
  • Jennifer Glasser, White & Case
  • Daniel Urbas, Urbas Arbitral
  • Robert Wisner, McMillan
11:20 – 11:35 CPR Presentation
11:35 – 12:20

Pursuing Relief in Uncertain Times

  • Identifying the best options for relief when the prospects for recovery are uncertain
  • Leveraging tools such as judicial freezing orders and emergency arbitral procedures
  • Tips for addressing the defaulting respondent, or the respondent that declines to pay advances

Moderator: Robert J.C. Deane, Borden Ladner Gervais


  • Naomi Loewith, OmniBridgeway
  • Marc Goldstein
  • Myriam Seers, Torys