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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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Using mediation to resolve cross-border disputes

Following Brexit, London arbitration awards remain subject to recognition and enforcement under the New York Convention abroad, but English court judgments are less straightforward to deal with. While enforcement remains possible under the 2005 Hague Convention, this...

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London International Disputes Week

LIDW (London International Disputes Week) 2021 – we have just completed a stimulating week of morning to evening sessions on a diverse range of topics of greatest interest to all of us engaged in dispute resolution. Thus and to mention just some of the fascinating...

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How to get the best from a remote mediation

Most cases suitable for mediation can be mediated remotely. Below are some tips to help you and your clients to get the most from remote mediation: 1. If not already familiar with the wider benefits of mediation, consider devoting some...

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Using mediation to resolve high-stakes disputes

Timing can be everything with market conditions, particularly when moving from the spot to the period charter trade, to protect your revenue and lock in a good rate when the spot trade may tank. SK Shipping timed that move well with four of its...

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