Julian Copeman, Managing Partner of Herbert Smith Freehills’ Greater China offices, discusses dispute resolutions trends, data and the increasing role of technology in resolving disputes. What do you hope the GPC will achieve? The intention for… Read More ›
The original article Empirical Findings on International Arbitration: An Overview by Christopher R. Drahozal from the University of Kansas, discusses newly (and not so new) available international arbitration data generated through arbitration institutions, scholarly research, or commentator analysis
The publication of two recent Summaries of GPC voting patterns through the end of 2016 gives us the data to venture some preliminary observations about trends for the future of dispute resolution.
In their latest video episode, Professor Nadja Alexander and Aled Davies focus on the 6th Paris Biennial On Negotiation. They debate the future of the opening session and joint sessions, before looking at a new form of mediation sweeping the globe.
I recently had the opportunity to attend a workshop on the implementation of Directive 2008/52/EC on certain aspects of mediation in civil and commercial matters (the Mediation Directive) that took place in the European Parliament on the 29 November 2016.
In 2007/8, I set up a now long-since defunct website (disputesloop.com) with the lofty aim of introducing some transparency into the appointment process of ADR neutrals. At its core, the site offered a battery of neutrals’ CVs supplemented with free-form written… Read More ›
In this week’s video episode, Professor Nadja Alexander and Aled Davies, report from the Kremlin where the Justice, Mediation and Social Justice Conference is taking place.
Reacting to a discussion at Vienna Arbitration Days 2016, Lucy Greenwood, Michael McIlwrath and I published an article ‘Puppies or Kittens – How To Better Match Arbitrators to Party Expectations’ calling for better-informed choices in appointing arbitrators. We analysed the… Read More ›
On 29 September 2016, various stakeholders from the judicial and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) community – arbitrators, mediators and judges, in-house counsel, external lawyers, policy-makers as well as representatives of arbitral institutions – gathered in sunny Geneva for a lively… Read More ›