Negotiation

What Deal Lawyers and Dispute Lawyers Can Learn From Each Other

Negotiation

What Deal Lawyers and Dispute Lawyers Can Learn From Each Other

It sometime sometimes seems that the community of business lawyers is divided into two broad tribes:  The lawyers who handle the deals, and the lawyers who handle what happens when the deals fall apart.  Unfortunately, these two tribes too seldom mix.  They don’t go to the same ABA meetings, their...

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Planned Early Dispute Resolution Resources

Conflict Resolution|Negotiation|systems design|Teaching

Planned Early Dispute Resolution Resources

Readers might be interested in taking a look at the User Guide and other resources developed by the Planned Early Dispute Resolution Task Force of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution, which was co-sponsored by the AAA, CPR, and JAMS. The User Guide, largely reflecting the work of Task Force Chair...

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Project Management and Dispute Avoidance

Conflict Resolution|International|Negotiation|systems design

Project Management and Dispute Avoidance

An interesting presentation on dispute prevention was featured at the recent UIA World Mediation Forum in Prague.  The presenters demonstrated that project managers, not lawyers, may be the best equipped to save time and money by avoiding disputes. ...

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ABA Teleconference on "Beyond Interest-Based Negotiation"

Conflict Resolution|International|Mediation|Negotiation|Religion

ABA Teleconference on "Beyond Interest-Based Negotiation"

The ADR Committee of the ABA Trial, Tort and Insurance Practice Section (TIPS) sponsors a periodic series of telephonic programs on the Psychology of Conflict Resolution.  The programs are organized and moderated by San Francisco mediator Elizabeth Bader, a professional of wide-ranging gifts whose friendship I and many others value...

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Chinese Negotiation

Conflict Resolution|International|Negotiation

Chinese Negotiation

The second student paper addresses negotiation in China.  The author, Justin Shain, lived in China for a period.  What makes this paper so appealing is the ease and authority with which various strains of the robust Chinese culture are woven into a clear and useful piece of guidance for the...

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Early Case Analysis and Planned Negotiation

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Early Case Analysis and Planned Negotiation

Perhaps the single least recognized, most effective strategy for managing streams of commercial disputes is early intervention.  The bundle of skills implicated by this strategy include Planned Early Negotiation, Early Case Assessment, Risk Analysis, and Decision Tree Analysis.  But the objective of all of these tools is the same:  To place the...

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ABA Business Law Meeting Features Conflict Management Topics

Conflict Resolution|Mediation|Negotiation|systems design

ABA Business Law Meeting Features Conflict Management Topics

Two panels at the upcoming meeting of the ABA Business Law Section in Washington, DC, will be of interest to business lawyers concerned with conflict management. The first, on Friday April 5 at 8:00 a.m., addresses Early Negotiation and Dispute Management and features David Burt of DuPont, Kathy Bryan of CPR, Ben Picker...

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