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The Spectre of Class Action Arbitration in Consumer Product Disputes author.

The Spectre of Class Action Arbitration in Consumer Product Disputes

Arbitration News Blog by Herbert Smith FreehillsClass arbitrations have primarily been viewed as an instrument of the US legal system....

By Nicholas Peacock
Leadership: Visionary. Charismatic. Dull? author.

Leadership: Visionary. Charismatic. Dull?

Two Minute Trainings by Maria SimpsonMeg Whitman, former CEO of EBay, wants to be the governor of California, what is...

By Maria Simpson
Luanda Believes in Mediation as a Valid Dispute Resolution Approach author.

Luanda Believes in Mediation as a Valid Dispute Resolution Approach

Between the 25th and the 29th of November of 2013, the CAAL, an Angolan arbitration dispute center based in Luanda,...

By Ana Gonçalves
CFPB Preliminary Results on Study of Arbitration Clauses in Consumer Financial Contracts author.

CFPB Preliminary Results on Study of Arbitration Clauses in Consumer Financial Contracts

ADR Prof Blog by Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole,Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross and Cynthia Alkon.The Consumer Financial Products Board...

By Paul Kirgis
Scotland Can Provide Secure Forum for Global Disputes author.

Scotland Can Provide Secure Forum for Global Disputes

Originally published in The Scotsman, September 18, 2013.This is a difficult time for the world as we face serious tensions...

By John Sturrock
Recommendations to Develop International Commercial Mediation in Singapore author.

Recommendations to Develop International Commercial Mediation in Singapore

On December 3, 2013, Singapore’s Ministry of Law unveiled key initiatives to transform and develop its international commercial mediation sector....

By James Melamed, J.D.
“Private Caucusing” In Civil Pretrial Mediations author.

“Private Caucusing” In Civil Pretrial Mediations

This June we had the pleasure of attending a week-long program on “Mediating Disputes” offered by the Harvard Law School...

By Jeffrey Makoff, Jessica Grynberg
The Federalization of Consumer Arbitration: Possible Solutions author.

The Federalization of Consumer Arbitration: Possible Solutions

Disputing Blog by Karl Bayer, Victoria VanBuren, and Holly Hayes Sarah Rudolph Cole, John W. Bricker Professor of Law and...

By Beth Graham
Warren Bennis, Mediators, and the RPM author.

Warren Bennis, Mediators, and the RPM

Reasonable Person Model Blog Warren Bennis, academic, consultant and author on leadership, once suggested that there are two ways to...

By Karen Hollett
Beware the Bully Negotiator author.

Beware the Bully Negotiator

I have just finished reading Professor Dwight Golann's excellent book, "Sharing a Mediator's Powers". It was timely in that last...

By Jan Frankel Schau
JAMS Supports the ABA’s Planned Early Dispute Resolution Project author.

JAMS Supports the ABA’s Planned Early Dispute Resolution Project

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleIn the interest of saving time and money, the ABA Dispute Resolution has launched a...

By Chris Poole
An Unfortunate Proposal to Encourage Plea Bargaining Early and Often author.

An Unfortunate Proposal to Encourage Plea Bargaining Early and Often

ADR Prof Blog by Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole,Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross and Cynthia Alkon. The UK Ministry of...

By Cynthia Alkon
Consistently Inconsistent: The Need for Predictability in Awards author.

Consistently Inconsistent: The Need for Predictability in Awards

Disputing Blog by Karl Bayer, Victoria VanBuren, Beth Graham, and Holly Hayes John Y. Gotanda, Associate Dean for Faculty Research...

By Beth Graham
Top Mediator Website, Mediate.com, Celebrates Past, Present & Future of Mediation author.

Top Mediator Website, Mediate.com, Celebrates Past, Present & Future of Mediation

This week's issue of "The Mediate.com Weekly" is Mediate.com's 500th compilation of mediation articles, featured blog posts, news, job listings,...

By James Melamed, J.D.
The Future of Financial Services Arbitration author.

The Future of Financial Services Arbitration

Arbitration News Blog by Herbert SmithRecent years have seen rapid growth in the use of arbitration as a means of...

By Emily Blanshard
Building Better Business Cultures author.

Building Better Business Cultures

This article was originally published in the July 2013 issue of the Journal of the Law Society of Scotland.A fundamental...

By John Sturrock
Ten Ways To Be Successful in Mediation author.

Ten Ways To Be Successful in Mediation

It’s no secret that insurance carriers have altered their practices in the past several years. Authority and independent judgment previously...

By David Peterson

Preventing Additional Disputes about Money

Disputes about money are one of the major issues we see in mediation. When a business is running well and...

By Joanna Wares
5 Top Business Boo Boos author.

5 Top Business Boo Boos

In a special free report from the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School, the smartest negotiatiators in the room...

By Victoria Pynchon
Court-Connected Mediation and Minorities author.

Court-Connected Mediation and Minorities

Disputing Blog by Karl Bayer, Victoria VanBuren, and Holly Hayes Sharon Press, Professor of Law and Director of the Dispute...

By Beth Graham
How to Make Sure A Corporate Representative’s Deposition Testimony Sticks at Trial author.

How to Make Sure A Corporate Representative’s Deposition Testimony Sticks at Trial

Baltimore Injury Lawyer Blog by John BrattIn my opinion, one of the most powerful, yet underused, discovery devices around is...

By John Bratt
Avoiding the Slow March to the Middle author.

Avoiding the Slow March to the Middle

This article appeared in the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Journal (July/August 2013) which has granted rights to republish.The manner in...

By Jerome Weiss
The Dysfunctional Board of Directors author.

The Dysfunctional Board of Directors

It has been said that a good board will not make a company, but a bad one will inevitably kill...

By Kendall Reed
Farah Pandith TEDx Boston Talk: “Dismantle” Hate With “Counter-Narratives” author.

Farah Pandith TEDx Boston Talk: “Dismantle” Hate With “Counter-Narratives”

Watch this TEDx Boston event featuring peace and conflict resolution promoter, Farah Pandith. She is also the first ever US...

By Jeff Thompson
Regulating, Certifying, Creating Barriers to Entry…. author.

Regulating, Certifying, Creating Barriers to Entry….

Business Conflict Blog by Peter Phillips There seems to be a presumption that being a mediator implicates public policy, and...

By F. Peter Phillips
Taking Advantage of ADR in the Entertainment Industry author.

Taking Advantage of ADR in the Entertainment Industry

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleAs courts throughout the U.S. have become more and more backlogged with cases, and as...

By Jeffrey Grubman

4 STEPS To Preparing Your Response To Negative Comments

This past weekend I had the pleasure of presenting on one of my favourite topics right now – “What To...

By Jason Dykstra
ODR in Europe author.

ODR in Europe

This chapter is from "Online Dispute Resolution Theory and Practice," Mohamed Abdel Wahab, Ethan Katsh & Daniel Rainey ( Eds.),...

By Graham Ross, Marta Poblet
New EU Online Dispute Resolution Regulations author.

New EU Online Dispute Resolution Regulations

Here is the final text of the new EU ODR regulations - Great reading for anyone excited about ODR. It...

By Colin Rule
Secrets for Settlement – How to Succeed in Mediation author.

Secrets for Settlement – How to Succeed in Mediation

Gerry Adams, of Sinn Fein notoriety, once said, "I find it ever so much more difficult to make peace than...

By Jerome Weiss

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