Fee Schedule

FEE SCHEDULE FOR DOMESTIC ARBITRATION RULES

(as amended September 1, 2020)

All amounts stated are in Canadian Dollars (CDN), 5% GST is included

Domestic Arbitration Administered by Centre

 

Value of Claim Or Counterclaim

 

Commencement Fee (1) Or Counterclaim
(non-refundable)

Administration Fee(2)(3)
(after 6 mos.)
(per quarter per party)

 

Non-monetary Claims

 

$2,625.00

($2,500 + $125 GST)

 

$367.50

($350 + $17.50 GST)

 

$100,000 or less

 

$682.50

($650+ $32.50 GST)

 

$262.50

($250+ $12.50 GST)

 

$100,001 to $250,000

 

$1,312.50

($1,250+ $62.50 GST)

 

$367.50

($350 + $17.50 GST)

 

$250,001 to $500,000

 

$1,995.00

($1,900+ $95.00 GST)

 

$367.50

($350 + $17.50 GST)

 

$500,001 to $1 million

 

$3,937.50

($ 3,750 + $187.50 GST)

 

$577.50

($550 + $37.50 GST)

 

Over $1 million

 

0.5% of value of claim (+ 5% GST)

(up to max. $20,000 + GST)

 

$682.50

($650 + $32.50 GST)

 

Commercial Rent Review & Rent Renewal

 

$1,653.75

($1,575 + $78.75 GST)

 

$367.50

($350 + $17.50 GST)

 

Notes:

(1) Commencement Fees.

The commencement fee is non-refundable and payable with the Notice to Arbitrate filed with the Centre.

(2) Administration Fees.

The Administration Fee is non-refundable and payable by each party. The Centre will invoice both parties the administration fee quarterly beginning six months after the commencement date. The administration fee will be assessed on the basis of the highest claim or counterclaim value.

(3) Disbursement Fees.

Fees do not include expenses incurred by the Centre in its administration of an arbitration or appeal.The Centre may invoice parties for expenses on an interim basis as it deems appropriate.

Liability for fees and expenses is joint and several between the parties to the arbitration. Where a party does not pay an administration fee or other outstanding amount due to the Centre, any other party may pay that amount to ensure that the arbitration proceeds.If payments are not made, the tribunal may order the suspension or termination of the proceedings.

(4) Arbitrator Fees.

With the exception of the Fees payable to an arbitrator pursuant to the Expedited Procedures, the above fees do not include the fees and expenses of an arbitrator. Hourly rates are set by the individual arbitrators.

Domestic Arbitration Expedited Procedures

Value of Claim Or Counterclaim[1]

Commencement Fee Or Counterclaim (non-refundable)

Arbitrator Flat Fee Payable to Arbitrator

Arbitrator Hourly Rate for any oral hearing

 

<$100,000

 

$682.50

($650+ $32.50 GST)

 

$5,250

($5,000 +$250 GST)

 

$472/hr

($450/hr+$22 GST)

 

$100,00 to $250,000

 

$1,312.50

($1,250+ $62.50 GST)

 

$10,500

($10,000+$500 GST)

 

$472/hr

($450/hr+$22 GST)

Domestic Arbitration Emergency Interim Measures and Preliminary Orders Prior to Arbitral Tribunal Appointment

Application for Emergency Interim Measure (Rule 9)

Application for Emergency Preliminary Order (Rule 10)[2]

$1,050.00

($1,000+ $50.00 GST)

$1,050.00

($1,000+ $50.00 GST)

Domestic Arbitration Optional Arbitration Appeal Rules

Commencement Fee on Filing of Notice of Appeal (Rule 31(c)) (Non-Refundable)

$5,250.00

($5,000+ $250.00 GST)

Domestic Arbitration Designated Authority Fees

Appointment of Arbitral Tribunal for Arbitrations not Administered by the Centre (Section 14 of Act)

Application for Directions on Withholding Award for Arbitrations not Administered by the Centre (Section 52 of Act)

Flat Fee Payable to Referee on Appointment for Directions under (Section 52)

Application for Summary Determination of Arbitral Tribunal Fees and Expenses for Arbitrations not Administered by the Centre

(Section 55 of Act)

Flat Fee Payable to Referee on Appointment for Summary Determination under (Section 55)

 

$787.00

($750+$27 GST)

 

$787.00

($750+$27 GST)

 

$1,050.00

($1,000 + $50 GST)

 

$787.00

($750+$27 GST)

 

The greater of $1,500 or 10% of the Fees and Expenses in dispute (GST not included)

All fees and disbursements due to Centre payable by either party shall be paid prior to the release of the final award. PAYMENTS ARE TO BE MADE TO THE VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION CENTRE

All amounts stated are in Canadian Dollars (CDN).

 
 

[1] Note that where the claim or counterclaim exceeds $250,000 but the parties have agreed to use the Expedited Procedures the full Commencement Fee and Counterclaim Fees shall be paid, and the Flat Fee and Hourly Rate under the Expedited Procedures will not be applicable.Parties are required to reach agreement with arbitrators on rates independently and no later than the initial procedural conference.

[2] Note that the fee for a Preliminary Order is in addition to the fee for the Emergency Interim Measure.Where a Preliminary Order application is made both the Emergency Preliminary Order fee is required to be paid together with the Emergency Interim Measure fee.

 

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