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To win or not to win: That is the question

One assumes that the parties (both parties) embark upon litigation or arbitration expecting to win – i.e. expecting to succeed with the claim or defence, as the case may be. I make this assumption because I know first hand (having been a...

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E-dispute resolution: tips and pitfalls

Online or e-dispute resolution has long been a beneficial option for resolving business disagreements, even before the spread of Covid-19. With the current disruption and bans on travel and meetings in many countries, using remote mediation...

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Mediation To The Shipping Disputes

Nearly 15 years ago the International Maritime Conciliation and Mediation (the IMCAM Panel) was founded in London, October 2006.I was honoured to chair the founding committee and to stand as its first President.A perspective can be drawn from the distance now in...

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Greening of Mediation

Climate change has hit the headlines in the UK and Europe this summer, not to mention other parts of the world, because of the serious number of deaths caused by flooding, fires, heatwaves, and the exceptional rise in sea levels. As the...

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GTDT Mediation 2021 – Introduction

History As I write this year’s Introduction, part of the world is still in lockdown due to covid-19 and that gives rise to certain special considerations, which will be discussed below. Mediation is the most popular of a range of dispute...

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Preparing for mediation

The advantages of mediation over litigation are many, including the chance to solve a dispute quickly, greatly reduced costs and the opportunity to salvage a profitable business relationship. To make the most of mediation, it is a good idea to prepare in advance. This...

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