I spent the past year helping organise the Florence GPC, which took place on 9 June 2017. The experience has been inspiring and even thrilling. Above all, it has changed how I think about dispute resolution. In order to engage… Read More ›
alternative dispute resolution
John Sturrock QC discusses life as a mediator, the importance of an effective cross-cultural dialogue and key challenges facing mediation today. Tell us a bit about yourself I am a Scot, happily married to Fiona with three outstanding children, all making… Read More ›
A group of very prominent stakeholders on commercial dispute resolution met at Cardozo Law School on 12 September 2016, to conduct the New York City session of the Global Pound Conference.
The Global Pound Conference (GPC) Series 2016-17 is taking place in different locations all around the world over the next year, with the aim of facilitating the development of 21st century dispute resolution tools and finding answers to different questions in alternative… Read More ›
This article considers how ‘the greatest negotiator of the twentieth century’, Nelson Mandela, approached negotiating the ‘unbanning’ of the African National Congress (ANC), the dismantling of apartheid, and his own freedom after 27 years of imprisonment. He employed classically good negotiation… Read More ›
Today, because of the flexibility, adaptability and versatility of ADR, Users of dispute resolution processes have available to them a wide variety of techniques that can be used to prevent, control and resolve disputes. New techniques are constantly being developed to… Read More ›
Among the dozens of dispute resolution processes that exist today, there are a number of relatively new pre-dispute and pre-escalation processes that can be used to prevent disputes before they become so intractable that they have to be dealt with… Read More ›
Lagos-based disputes lawyer, Babatunde Ajibade SAN, discusses hot topics in the field of dispute resolution.
A short guide to the different forms of dispute resolution. International dispute resolution (and dispute prevention) tools provide an alternative or a supplement to litigation within national legal systems which are sometimes perceived as biased in favour of the “local”… Read More ›
This series of conferences spanning the globe, explores and raises awareness about a whole palette of tools for the resolution of disputes among nations and businesses. These conflict resolution tools are particularly suited for resolving cross-border conflicts, most commonly between… Read More ›