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Canada: British Columbia modernizes its international commercial arbitration legislation

Under the ICAA, an arbitration agreement is in writing if its content is recorded in any form, whether or not the arbitration agreement or contract has been concluded orally, by conduct, or by other means. Also, an agreement to arbitrate may be recorded by electronic communication as long as it can be subsequently accessed. 

The ICAA confirms that a party may be represented in arbitral proceedings by any person of that party’s choice, including (but not limited to) a legal practitioner from another state.

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