Initiating Proceedings

To commence an arbitration or a mediation under the VMAA Rules:


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)

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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.