The early voting data from the first 10 Global Pound Conference (GPC) Series events has revealed that both the user and advisor stakeholder groups share a view that the future of commercial dispute resolution would be assisted if there was… Read More ›
Business schools (though, sadly, few law schools) teach negotiation skills and techniques, but more often as an elective than as a core subject. Most people emerge from business schools and law schools as instinctive positional bargainers expressing themselves in the… Read More ›
The recent inauguration of US President Donald Trump brings a new era of uncertainty to the international community, as many countries re-evaluate their relationships with the United States. The role of the President as the chief negotiator of foreign policy… Read More ›
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.
It has long been suggested that public bodies are antagonistic to negotiating settlements with private investors. The supposed, underlying rationale is that government officials are reluctant to be seen as compromising the interests of the state, meaning that negotiating is… 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 ›
New research by Francesca Gino and Ting Zhang of Columbia Business School, along with Mike Norton of Harvard Business School, suggests that the most effective mediation style might be being partial against both parties. The academics suggest that, contrary to the received wisdom that mediators… Read More ›
Many factors contribute to construction disputes, especially if the property is based abroad. Most projects take a long time to complete, leading to uncertainties and delays that can result in disagreements. The following factors typically create international construction disputes.