TCAS mission statement

To promote and develop in Toronto a world centre for arbitration excellence to resolve international and domestic disputes by providing

  • qualified arbitrators,
  • exceptional facilities,
  • experienced counsel,
  • innovative research, and
  • a supportive legal environment regardless of the location of the parties or their systems of law.

And to promote the use of arbitration to resolve commercial disputes by

  • developing alliances with other arbitral organizations and centres of learning,
  • sponsoring international conferences featuring preeminent practitioners as speakers,
  • advocating supportive international and domestic legislation, and
  • providing a forum and network for the exchange of ideas on all aspects of international and domestic arbitration
  • promoting and understanding of available rules and arbitral institutions to facilitate commercial arbitration.

TCAS Constitution (please click on the link below):

TCAS Constitution:

TCAS Committees and their members:

Executive Committee
Executive Committee Chair:Ted Frankel
Committee Members: Barbara Capes, Dan Dawalibi, Rahat Godil and Marvin Huberman
Liaison Committee
Committee Chair: Derry Millar
EC Liaison:
Committee Members:
Communications and Marketing Committee
Committee Chair:  Barbara Capes
EC Liaison:
Committee Members: Ted Frankel, Ryder Gilliland and Martha Harrison
Membership and Finance Committee
Committee Chair: Marvin Huberman
EC Liaison:
Committee Members:
Education and Program Committee
Committee Chair:  Rahat Godil
EC Liaison:
Committee Members: Dan Dawalibi and Jeff Musson
Upcoming Events


The TCAS Gold Standard Course in ArbitrationTM* commencing on September 15, 2018.


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