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N.Y. Dispute Resolution Lawyer Summer 2020 — FREE!

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N.Y. Dispute Resolution Lawyer Summer 2020 — FREE!

Laura Kaster, Chair of the New York State Bar Association's Dispute Resolution Section, advises that the Summer 2020 issue of its premier publication, New York Dispute Resolution Lawyer, is posted online for free. This is a wonderful magazine, reliably full of helpful and interesting article, and this issue is...

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Conflict Resolution|International|Teaching

In Zoom We Trust

Conflict Resolution|International|Teaching

In Zoom We Trust

My first real-life experience with pandemic-forced online dispute resolution was in early April -- a baptism by fire. I coached the New York Law School team at the Willem Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, held in Vienna annually except this year. Within about ten days' time, the organizers...

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“Abusing the Mediation Process”

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“Abusing the Mediation Process”

Two experts in the Milan UIA Mediation Forum addressed “Abuse in the Mediation Process.”  The speakers were Renate Dendorfer-Ditges of Bonn and Galyna Yeromenko of Kyev.  The contributions of Anne-Karin Grill of Vienna were also represented, though her illness frustrated her in-person participation.  Topics included bad-faith participation, lying by the parties or by the mediator,...

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Innovations in Mediation: Australia and Africa

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Innovations in Mediation: Australia and Africa

At the 27th meeting pf the UIA World Forum of Mediation Centres, in Milan, Danielle Hutchinson of Melbourne Australia and Jill Goldson of Auckland New Zealand offered a provocative discussion on “Innovative Approaches to Mediation.” Danielle introduced “MyDRHub,” an initiative in party-centric dispute resolution.  Referring to Global Pound Conference data, she...

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