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Tamryn Jacobson at the CBA's ADR Clauses in Shareholder Agreements: Managing Risk and Relationships


Lawyer Tamryn Jacobson
Area Litigation


The Canadian Bar Association - OBA Alternative Dispute Resolution / Business Law Program
June 15, 2021
12:00 - 1:30 p.m. EST (Webcast)

Well drafted alternative dispute resolution (ADR) clauses can help parties avoid costly litigation, and resolve disputes efficiently and confidentially. Equip yourself with the knowledge to understand and draft effective ADR clauses in shareholder agreements. The expert panel of ADR practitioners and business lawyers will share practical insights on what works well when drafting ADR clauses, as well as common pitfalls in this area.

This session will address:

  • ADR clauses in shareholder agreements and other commercial contracts: Examining how they operate and what benefits they carry
  • Considerations for shareholders wearing multiple hats in privately held corporations
  • How the wording of an arbitration clause impacts an arbitration
  • Best practices in drafting ADR clauses: stepped resolution clauses, considerations, and practical drafting strategies
  • Confidentiality considerations

Program Chair


  • Megan Keenberg, Van Kralingen & Keenberg LLP
  • Rahat Godil, Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Michael Segal, Michael Segal Professional Corporation

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