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Darin Thompson at May 21-25, 2012 UNCITRAL

The following YouTube video interview with Darin outlines BC Government activities on:

  • Consumer protection disputes ODR
  • BC Property Assessment Appeal Board ODR platform
  • The new Civil Resolution Tribunal
Darin Thompson, the Canadian Delegate to UNCITRAL (United Nations Commission on International Trade Law) Working Group III on ODR, discusses the details of several innovative Online Dispute Resolution initiatives being implemented in British Columbia. Mr. Thompson, who is Legal Counsel at the Justice Services Branch at BC Public Service, has championed the introduction of ODR into Canadian legal systems for the past few years, and his work has paid off in several interesting projects:

BC's Property Assessment Appeal Board's ODR Platform [www.onlinedisputeresolutionguide.ca/]

Consumer Protection BC's ODR program [www.consumerprotectionbc.ca/odr]

A Bill creating a new Civil Resolution Tribunal that incorporates ODR tools [Press release: www2.news.gov.bc.ca/news_releases_2009-2013/2012JAG0068-000600.htm]" 


 

 

Posted: June 15, 2012