Both Mr. Winkler and Mr. O’Connor have been appointed as Officers, recognizing their national service and achievements.
Mr. Winkler, who served as Chief Justice of Ontario between 2007 and 2013, was cited by Governor General Johnston for “his contributions to the advancement of Canadian labour law and for making the justice system more effective and accessible as former chief justice of the Ontario Court of Appeal.”
Mr. O’Connor was appointed to the Court of Appeal for Ontario in 1998 and served as Associate Chief Justice from 2001 until he retired at the end of 2012. He was cited by Governor General Johnston for “his service to the legal profession, and for his commitment to justice as a commissioner of the Walkerton and Arar inquiries.”
More information regarding the Order of Canada and this year’s other recipients is available here.
11th ICC New York Conference on International Arbitration
Arbitration Place is proud to sponsor the eleventh annual ICC NY Conference. This is a “must attend” for arbitration professionals who want to keep up to date on the latest arbitration developments in North America. The conference will offer a line-up of top-class speakers, an excellent opportunity to network and topical discussions on:
- ICC Institutional Reform
- Parallel Proceedings
- Witness testimony
Who should attend?
Practising lawyers, corporate counsel, arbitrators, mediators, business professionals and academics from around the world.
More details about the ICC NY Conference, including a full programme schedule and registration information, is available here.