Vancouver Maritime Arbitrators Association
#100 1111 West Hastings Street | Vancouver, B.C | Canada V6E 2J3 | ph 604-681-2351 | Email:

Initiating Proceedings

To commence an arbitration or a mediation under the VMAA Rules:
            1.   One party must send a written invitation to the other party to arbitrate/mediate under the VMAA arbitration/mediation rules (Clause 8 of the Arbitration Rules and Clause 3 of the Mediation Rules); and,
            2.  The sole arbitrator or the chairperson of the Tribunal must obtain a registration number from the president or secretary of the VMAA and must pay a $250 Canadian dollars administration fee.   Please make cheque payable to the VMAA and submit it directly to the VMAA at suite #100, 1111 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, B.C. Canada V6E 2J3.