United Nations member states, including the United States and China, recently signed the Singapore Convention on Mediation. Touted as a “kinder, gentler” way to settle international disputes, the convention also has some teeth to make any mediation binding.
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Tom Stipanowich tells of a client's experience with arbitration, which left the client feeling unsatisfied and somewhat unresolved, even though the arbitrated decision was in his favor.By Tom Stipanowich
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