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Thursday, May 13, 2021 8:00 PM

What is Mediation ?

Associate Catherine Tso on the Family & Divorce team explains the mediation

Thursday, May 13, 2021 8:00 PM

NCC invites public comments on amendment to Cable TV Act

Following its unsuccessful attempt in 2020 to introduce mandatory binding arbitration into the Cable TV Act, the National Communications Commission

Thursday, May 13, 2021 8:00 PM

CEDR Mediation Audit 2021: What it means for the Construction Industry

CEDR (the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution) has published its Ninth Mediation Audit. The Audit is an important insight into the state of civil

Thursday, May 13, 2021 8:00 PM

Avoiding tragedy in mediation

Like the opening monologues of Shakespeare, opening statements in mediation set the tone for the discussions to come and often foreshadow the outcome

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 8:00 PM

No Conflict Zone? Can an expert witness act both for and against the same client in two related arbitrations?

The UK Court of Appeal recently examined the issue in Secretariat Consulting Pte Ltd and others v A Company 2021 EWCA Civ 6 Can an expert witness

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 8:00 PM

Hon. Irma E. Gonzalez (Ret.) Honored With the 2021 Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Award

JAMS, the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services worldwide, is proud to announce that Hon. Irma E

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 8:00 PM

Supreme Court confirms arbitration clause encompasses claims for equitable relief and statutory unconscionable conduct

A recent decision of the Queensland Supreme Court has taken an expansive approach to the scope of an arbitration clause in the context of a

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 8:00 PM

Appointment of five arbitrators by an arbitral institution due to disagreement by the parties

In Vidatel Ltd. v. PT Ventures SGPS SA, the Paris Court of Appeal has had the opportunity to deal with One of the very few cases in which five

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 8:00 PM

A Word of Counsel 1st Edition 2021 (12th Issue)

In Hung Yip (HK) Engineering Company Ltd V Kinli Civil Engineering Ltd 2021 HKCFI 153, Harris J reminded practitioners of the true Principles

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 8:00 PM

Case Study: The Enforceability of Asymmetric Dispute Resolution Clauses in Vietnam

An asymmetric dispute resolution clause is one that is constructed

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 8:00 PM

Brexit and Private International Law (Part 2 of 2)

This second of two blogs discusses the enforcement of UK court judgments in the Netherlands and applicable law. It also gives a brief overview of

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 8:00 PM

U hebt een geschil. Kiest u voor een gerechtelijke procedure of is een bemiddeling beter?

De term "bemiddeling" valt niet meer uit onze leefwereld te bannen. Het wordt alsmaar populairder als efficiënte manier om geschillen te beslechten

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 8:00 PM

Stay Proceedings in the “Age of Zoom” - Is this the End of Forum Non Conveniens Arguments?

“In the age of Zoom, is any forum more non conveniens than another?” This was the opening line in the decision in Kore Meals LLC v. Freshii

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 8:00 PM

To Litigate or Arbitrate, a “Heroic” Dilemma

As intellectual property disputes grow in number in India, corresponding questions arise regarding the most appropriate adjudicating authority to be

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 8:00 PM

London International Disputes Week: Force majeure, frustration and illegality - rescue remedies for a pandemic?

Stevens & Bolton is delighted to have co-hosted this London International Disputes Week session with 3VB. The discussion focused on the role that

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 8:00 PM

UK Employers Spending Billions on Conflict Every Year - but is there an easy alternative?

A report by ACAS, entitled "Estimating the Costs of Workplace Conflict" was published this week and has confirmed what was already feared - that the

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 8:00 PM

Quelle est la meilleure façon de régler un litige ? Une procédure judiciaire ou une médiation ?

La médiation est désormais sur toutes les lèvres et s’impose de plus en plus comme une manière efficace de régler les litiges qui peuvent se

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 8:00 PM

What is the best way to settle a dispute? Court proceedings or mediation?

Mediation is now on everyone's lips and is increasingly becoming an effective way to settle disputes that may arise between two or more parties

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 8:00 PM

Germany: Frankfurt Court Permits a Tribunal’s Search for the Truth on the Internet

“I want the truth! You can’t handle the truth!” - Hollywood’s infamous shouting match in “A Few Good Men” may have forever ruined every client’s

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 8:00 PM

District court confirms interim arbitral award granting injunctive relief

In March 2020, Plaintiff Vital Pharmaceuticals dba VPX Sport (“VPX”) entered into a distribution agreement with Pepsi, Inc. (“Pepsi”), under which

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 8:00 PM

Update: CMS Expert Guide to International Arbitration - Asia-Pacific region

We are pleased to let you know that the fourth volume of the CMS Expert Guide to International Arbitration has been published, covering three

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 8:00 PM

India and the cairn energy conundrum

Cairn Energy PLC (“Cairn Energy”) is one of Europe’s leading independent oil and gas exploration and development companies and its dispute with the

Monday, May 10, 2021 8:00 PM

Improvements in technology and advances brought about by the pandemic influence the latest changes to the IBA’s Rules on Taking Evidence in International Arbitration

In December 2020, the International Bar Association (“IBA”) adopted key changes to its well-known Rules on the Taking of Evidence in International

Monday, May 10, 2021 8:00 PM

FINRA Announces Resumption of In-Person Arbitration Hearings

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Dispute Resolution Services has announced it will reopen the majority of its 69 hearing locations

Monday, May 10, 2021 8:00 PM

Arbitration in the Fifth - April 2021

While April 2021 was a slow month for arbitration-related opinions by the courts of the Fifth Circuit, April’s opinions place arbitral issues in a

Monday, May 10, 2021 8:00 PM

Commercial disputes weekly - issue 73

Emphasising the consensual nature of arbitration, and noting that the court must be careful in deciding that a party who is unwilling to participate

Monday, May 10, 2021 8:00 PM

Efficiency in Arbitration in Australia: A Many Faceted Approach

Efficiency in arbitration is an area that is discussed so often it almost feels inefficient to discuss it. Indeed, when the Australian Centre for

Monday, May 10, 2021 8:00 PM

Without Prejudice’ Privilege: A Small and Principled Extension to a Small and Principled Exception

In Berkeley Square Holdings v Lancer Property Asset Management Ltd 2021 EWCA Civ 551, the Court of Appeal upheld the High Court's decision that

Monday, May 10, 2021 8:00 PM

Do you really remember that? Witness evidence in international arbitration

Published in November last year, the ICC Commission Report The Accuracy of Fact: Witness Memory in International Arbitration is fascinating and

Sunday, May 9, 2021 8:00 PM

Supreme Court of India ruling allows for foreign-seated arbitrations between Indian companies

The Supreme Court of India has clarified that two Indian parties may elect to arbitrate in a non-Indian forum, and that interim measures for such an

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