The court left the door open to a finding of unconscionability if, in a particular case, it could be shown that the mediation fees created an unreasonable financial burden.
It is entirely discretionary for the Supreme Court to grant or deny certiorari, and the Court usually does not explain the reason for its decision.
A Tennessee trial court vacated a FINRA panel's arbitration award because it found evident partiality on the part of one of the panel members, a "non-public" arbitrator.
By Christopher J. Karacic and Howard S. Suskin
When arbitration forums fail, should courts appoint substitute arbitrators or excuse parties from their obligations to arbitrate?
By Michael J. Miles, Esq.
How do courts determine whether and how to enforce arbitration between parties with contractual relationships?
By Monique Sasson
The Southern District of New York granted a motion to confirm a foreign award that was set aside in Mexico by the courts of the seat of the arbitration proceeding.
Hear law professor and author John Lande outline the advantages of working closely with opposing counsel—before and during a trial. Despite attorney fears of appearing weak this type of strategy often serves both the attorneys and their clients. (11:28 min) Save 20% when you purchase the book!
Eric English and Paul Genender describe the use of settlement counsel during trials. Although they are not always needed, hiring settlement counsel can make life easier for the trial counsel and may help your client achieve their desired outcome. (11:28 min)
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The International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution has announced a new President and CEO of CPR.
Alternative Dispute Resolution Leadership
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Carlos Rodriguez Vidal
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Las Vegas, NV