commercial law

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 PCA Signs Agreement To Facilitate Hearings In Florence

The PCA Signs Agreement To Facilitate Hearings In Florence
The Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in the Hague will now be able to hold hearings in the Italian city of Florence, after signing a cooperation agreement with the Florence ... Read More
GPC, News

Italy’s Mediation Law: An Overview

Italy's Mediation Law: An Overview
The Italian experience in mediation regulation provides a comprehensive view of the various types of mediation and the effectiveness of the various mediation frameworks employed over time. From the late ... Read More
GPC

GPC Hong Kong – A Mandate For Change

GPC Hong Kong – A Mandate For Change
The Global Pound Conference event in Hong Kong saw over 200 delegates assemble to identify trends and cultural preferences in commercial dispute resolution. Hong Kong’s Secretary for Justice, Chief Justice ... Read More
GPC

Ask An Expert: Mark Appel

Ask An Expert: Mark Appel
Mark Appel, an independent international Arbitrator, Mediator, Consultant and Trainer, discusses online dispute resolution (ODR), cybersecurity and the impact of technology on the dispute resolution process. (more…) ... Read More

International Commercial Arbitration And Mediation: What Does The Data Show?

International Commercial Arbitration And Mediation: What Does The Data Show?
While key elements of confidentiality are important to commercial arbitration and mediation, many aspects of the process are needlessly shielded from transparency, and as a result preclude awareness, understanding and ... Read More
GPC

European Disputes Trends

European Disputes Trends
Today is Europe Day! What better way to celebrate than to look at the dispute resolution trends in the recently published rule of law data across the European Union. This ... Read More
GPC

Avoiding The Litigation Spiral

Avoiding The Litigation Spiral
Fisher and Ury’s ‘Getting To Yes‘ in 1981 was influential because it changed our prevailing attitudes from time-honored positional bargaining towards a more 21st Century interest-based negotiation. Thirty years later, ... Read More
GPC, News

Ten Takeaways From The GPC Data

Ten Takeaways From The GPC Data
A summary of the aggregate data from seven GPC events (Singapore, Mexico City, Lagos, New York, Geneva, Toronto and Madrid) was recently published on the GPC website. The Mediator Academy ... Read More
GPC, News

Is The Enforceability Of Mediated Settlements Holding Back Commercial Dispute Resolution?

Is The Enforceability Of Mediated Settlements Holding Back Commercial Dispute Resolution?
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 ... Read More
GPC, News

Global Pound Conference Berlin

Global Pound Conference Berlin
The Berlin Global Pound Conference, held on 24 March 2017 at the International Chamber of Commerce in the heart of the capital, was the first I had attended in the ... Read More
GPC, News

Can We Still Be Friends? London As A Global Seat Of Arbitration Post-Brexit

Can We Still Be Friends? London As A Global Seat Of Arbitration Post-Brexit
Michael McIlwrath, Global Chief Litigation Counsel for GE Oil & Gas opened his recent article An Unamicable Separation: Brexit Consequences for London as a Premier Seat of International Dispute Resolution ... Read More
GPC, Opinion