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Signing The Singapore Convention: Cross-Border Enforceability In Mediation

Signing The Singapore Convention: Cross-Border Enforceability In Mediation

Much has already been written on the upcoming United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation, also known as the Singapore Convention. Deborah Masucci and M. Salman Ravala have claimed ... Read More

The Singapore Convention: A First Look

The Singapore Convention: A First Look

Deborah Masucci and M. Salman Ravala reflect on the new Singapore Convention for the fall 2018 issue of NYSBA New York Dispute Resolution Lawyer. On 25th June, 2018, at its 51st ... Read More

Spotlight On India: Mediation Reform And The Big Implementation Problem

Spotlight On India: Mediation Reform And The Big Implementation Problem

The mediation movement in India has had strong supporters who have tirelessly worked on setting up court-annexed centres and starting the conversation on mediation for over two decades now. India, ... Read More
GPC, News

“The Singapore Convention: A First Look”

"The Singapore Convention: A First Look"

YMI supporter M. Salman Ravala and IMI Board Co-Chair Deborah Masucci recently wrote an article entitled “The Singapore Convention: A First Look” for NYSBA’s journal “New York Dispute Resolution Lawyer” ... Read More

Johannes P. Willheim CDRC 2018 Keynote: The Future of Dispute Professionals

Johannes P. Willheim CDRC 2018 Keynote: The Future of Dispute Professionals

Johannes P. Willheim, internationally trained disputes lawyer, mediator and professional negotiator, opened up this year’s Consensual Dispute Resolution Competition (CDRC) in Vienna with a keynote on the Future of Dispute Resolution Professionals ... Read More
GPC, Opinion

Mediation and Conciliation in UAE

Mediation and Conciliation in UAE

Originally published on Mediate.com, August 2018.  Mediation is a non-judicial means of dispute resolution, and it has become very prevalent because of the disadvantages or limitations faced in litigation. Mediation ... Read More
GPC, Opinion

Ask An Expert, CDRC 2018 Edition: Lisa El Imshati

Ask An Expert, CDRC 2018 Edition: Lisa El Imshati

When did you first hear about the CDRC event? The first time I heard about the CDRC was when I participated at the ICC. I had joined as a member ... Read More
Ask An Expert, GPC

Now What? Several Projects are Already Putting the Global Pound Conference Philosophy into Real-World Practice

Now What? Several Projects are Already Putting the Global Pound Conference Philosophy into Real-World Practice

Deborah Masucci, a member of the GPC organizing committee, reflects on the Global Pound Conference’s philosophy for the spring 2018 issue of the Dispute Resolution Magazine ... Read More
GPC, Opinion

Ask An Expert, CDRC 2018 Edition: Aled Davies

Ask An Expert, CDRC 2018 Edition: Aled Davies

What is your background, how did you get into the field? I came into mediation via an unconventional route. As a commercial diver and budding entrepreneur I started a diamond ... Read More
Ask An Expert, GPC

Ask An Expert, CDRC 2018 Edition: Jes Lothman

Ask An Expert, CDRC 2018 Edition: Jes Lothman

When did you first become interested in mediation? We mediate every day—formally and informally. I have been mediating informally between divorced parents since I was young and I think this ... Read More

The 2016-2017 Global Pound Conferences, Like Those Before Them, Looked to the Future

The 2016-2017 Global Pound Conferences, Like Those Before Them, Looked to the Future

Deborah Masucci, a member of the GPC organizing committee, reflects on the Global Pound Conference for the spring 2018 issue of the Dispute Resolution Magazine ... Read More
GPC, Opinion

Shaping ADR’s Future: Views from the Mid-Atlantic Global Pound Conference

Shaping ADR's Future: Views from the Mid-Atlantic Global Pound Conference

The Honorable Rosemarie Annunziata discusses the 2017 Mid-Atlantic Global Pound Conference in Baltimore for the Virginia Bar Association’s Spring 2018 edition of the Joint Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee Newsletter ... Read More
GPC, Opinion
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