The Commercial Mediator s Handbook

Author: Cyril Chern
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1317663462
Format: PDF, ePub
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Mediation as a method of dispute resolution is well known and practised worldwide, and this book provides the knowledge necessary for those actively involved in mediation work as well as for those who need to learn the process. This is an invaluable guide on how to mediate, what forms should be used and what techniques can be applied by the mediator to obtain a successful result. It also provides essential guidance on how to deal with large, complex international commercial disputes and their effective administration. Key features of this book include: • In-depth discussion of both the existing and historical international case law on mediation including its history under the British Common law, European Civil law and Muslim Shari’ah law. • Analysis of the differences between the various forms of mediation agreements with sample wording to add to or modify these forms as needed. • In-depth discussion of the ethical requirements relating to mediation and mediators. • Sample forms for use in commencing mediation. • In-depth discussion of actual mediations, how they should be conducted, techniques to use and sample forms. • General forms for use in complex international mediation, form agenda and mediation statements. • Mediator disclosure forms, questionnaires for potential mediators and parties and comparison of mediation agreements and sample forms. • Discussion of how to effectively use witnesses and the preparation and presentation of witness statements in mediation. • International case studies with statements of claims and responses. This book will be essential reading for those involved in international commercial and construction mediation.

How to Master Commercial Mediation

Author: David Richbell
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1780436823
Format: PDF, Docs
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"Incontrovertibly the most important book on mediation published in English in recent years (possibly EVER?)" Hew Dundas, Former President of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators "Great attention to detail, bringing together a life time experience! I will certainly be recommending it to people in Ireland who come on my training courses." Geoffrey Corry, Mediator and Trainer "Put simply, it is a masterpiece." John Sturrock, Core Solutions Group David Richbell is ranked fifth, internationally, in the top ten "Most Highly Regarded Commercial Mediators" by Who's Who Legal 2014 How to Master Commercial Mediation guides commercial mediators through every stage of their development, from novice to the aspirational standards of the master mediator. Moulding, maturing and mastering Split into three sections, this new title covers the essential skills and processes of effective commercial mediation for three levels of competence: Moulding for novices; Maturing for practising mediators and; Mastering for those who are at the top and wish to maintain their excellence. Section one covers basic skills and process. It includes a case study that covers each phase of a typical mediation, and also covers typical challenges that may be encountered. Section two builds on these basic skills and covers psychology in mediation, specialist sectors, ethics and intercultural mediation. Section three looks at the personal and external development needed for mediators to become experts in their field. It includes contributions from mediators in every European jurisdiction describing the state of mediation in a particular jurisdiction and its place within that respective legal system as well as discussing further intercultural skills. It also looks at skills beyond mediation that can be used to help in dispute resolution. Written by an experienced commercial mediator with specialist contributions from other renowned mediators How to Master Commercial Mediation is filled with expert, practical advice and tips. It also includes bullet point summaries, checklists, scripts of actual commercial mediations together with questions and answers.

The Mediation Handbook

Author: Alexia Georgakopoulos
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317300696
Format: PDF, Docs
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The Handbook of Mediation gathers leading experts across fields related to peace, justice, human rights, and conflict resolution to explore ways that mediation can be applied to a range of spectrums, including new age settings, relationships, organizations, institutions, communities, environmental conflicts, and intercultural and international conflicts. The text is informed by cogent theory, state-of-the-art research, and best practices to provide the reader with a well-rounded understanding of mediation practice in contemporary times. Based on four signature themes—contexts; skills and competencies; applications; and recommendations—the handbook provides theoretical, applicable, and practical insight into a variety of key approaches to mediation. Authors consider modern conflict on a local and global scale, emphasizing the importance of identifying effective strategies, foundations, and methods to shape the nature of a mediation mindfully and effectively. With a variety of interdisciplinary perspectives, the text complements the development of the reader’s competencies and understanding of mediation in order to contribute to the advancement of the mediation field. With a conversational tone that will welcome readers, this comprehensive book is essential reading for students and professionals wanting to learn a wide range of potential interventions for conflict.

Jordan Business Law Handbook

Author: International Business Publications, USA
Publisher: Int'l Business Publications
ISBN: 1438770162
Format: PDF, ePub
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Jordan Business Law Handbook - Strategic Information and Basic Laws

New Developments in Civil and Commercial Mediation

Author: Carlos Esplugues Mota
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319181351
Format: PDF
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By means of the analysis of more than 20 national jurisdictions of different legal and geographical origin this book provides a general understanding of the developments that civil and commercial mediation is currently undertaking across the world. The book combines 25 national reports with a General Report analyzing the major trends in civil and commercial mediation worldwide. A number of the key variables that make mediation so effective are studied in depth in the book. The concept of mediation, that varies from country to country. Its legal framework and the branches of public and private law in which it is used. The legal condition of the mediation agreement and its relevant conditions of form and content, the responsibilities of the parties in the event that they violate this agreement and the effects of this agreement on potential recourse to the courts or to arbitration, as well as with regard to pending cases. As well as the role played by the mediator, his or her appointment or designation, legal and ethical responsibilities, and the role of institutions in mediation. As well as the mediation process, its applicable rules and principles and its costs are analyzed on comparative basis. The book also pays special attention to the outcome of mediation. The enforceability of the settlement reached both in domestic and cross-border mediations constitutes a basic element for the success of the institution and is thoroughly studied. This volume constitutes a unique instrument for those interested on mediation, either practitioners, judges or academics.

AAA Handbook on Commercial Arbitration

Author: American Arbitration Association
Publisher: Juris Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1933833521
Format: PDF, ePub
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Assembled from Dispute Resolution Journal - the flagship publication of the American Arbitration Association - the chapters in the Handbook have all, where necessary, been revised and updated prior to publication. The book is succinct, comprehensive and a practical introduction to the use of arbitration and ADR, written by leading practitioners and scholars. The Handbook begins with an exploration of drafting commercial arbitration clauses and provides advice on selecting the right arbitrator for any given commercial arbitration dispute. It supplies practitioners with guidelines for use in their arbitration practice and covers such topics as evidence and discovery, arbitral subpoena powers, procedural and interim orders. It also offers guidance on witness preparation, expert testimony, and cross-examination. There are chapters that specifically address the arbitration of large complex cases, healthcare disputes, and entertainment industry disputes. Arbitrators are provided with recommendations regarding professional conduct and responsibility. Arbitral awards and remedies are covered extensively and arbitrators are provided with practical approaches and information on drafting awards, punitive damages, the finality of awards and, post-decision debriefing. Lastly, this book discusses commercial arbitration as it relates to the legal system. The chapters were selected from an extensive body of writings and, in the main, represent world-class assessments of arbitration and ADR practice. All the major facets of the field are addressed and provide the reader with comprehensive and accurate information, lucid evaluations, and an indication of future developments. They not only acquaint, but also ground the reader in the field.

European Mediation Training for Practitioners of Justice

Author: Association for International Arbitration
Publisher: Maklu
ISBN: 9046604993
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The importance of the free movement of persons and the proper functioning of the internal market, in particular concerning the availability of mediation services in cross-border disputes, was an important point on the agenda of the European Directive 2008/52/EC of 21 May 2008 on certain aspects of mediation in civil and commercial matters. The European Mediation Training for Practitioners of Justice (EMTPJ) is an initiative of the Association for International Arbitration (AIA) and supported by the European Commission. It is an intensive mediation training that purports to create mediators specialized in cross border mediation. This handbook is specially developed for "European Mediators" dealing with cross-border mediations in civil and commercial matters.