On October 29, 2014, 150 of us, representing many stakeholder groups from more than 20 countries, attended an important convention held in London’s beautiful Guildhall. Called ‘Shaping the Future of International Dispute Resolution’ the convention was inspired by the energetic… Read More ›
This year I have been privileged to attend three wonderful international commercial mediation competitions, in which students from around the world come together with mediators and other professionals to practice negotiation in mediation and mediation itself, and to talk about… Read More ›
The 17th annual ODR Conference, which took place in Paris last month, was not your average law event. Entitled Equal Access to Information and Justice Online Dispute Resolution, the conference spanned across two days filled with intense discussions, ideas, exciting projects… Read More ›
Bill Marsh, one of the top ranked independent mediators worldwide, discusses the growth of mediation, the future of the industry and streamlining cross-border dispute resolution processes.
Following the final GPC Series event held in London in last week, it seems timely to go back to where it all began. History informs the present and the future and, in our excitement about the significance of this ambitious project,… Read More ›
One of the most valuable aspects of the GPC is the rich amount of data it accumulates. A recently published article in the Fordham International Law Journal analyses the data of the 2016 GPCs in terms of the parties’ interest… Read More ›
Brazil has come a long way until it finally managed to get its first mediation law into force. The year of 2004 saw the beginnings of judicial reform, in 2010 the Ordinance No. 125 created the national judicial policy for… Read More ›
Judge Luciana Breggia, President of the Second Section of the Tribunal of Florence, speaks about the development of mediation in Italy and the crucial role education can play in forging a more effective dispute resolution culture.
The Italian experience in mediation regulation provides a comprehensive view of the various types of mediation and the effectiveness of the various mediation frameworks employed over time. From the late 1990s through 2016, Italy has undergone five different mediation regulatory… Read More ›