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Letter from America

“When you go will you send back, A letter from America?” The title lyrics to the hit Proclaimers song captures how my career and work in Europe and the UK has drawn on experience and lessons from the USA; something I reflected on recently while in Boston. With 2017 marking the bicentennial of Harvard Law […]

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The third edition of “International Mediation: Breaking Business Deadlock”

This Monday evening, CEDR launched the 3rd edition of ‘International Mediation: Breaking Business Deadlock’ by Eileen Carroll QC (Hon) and Dr Karl Mackie CBE. We believe this update – a decade since the last edition – with useful guidance on how to prepare for an international mediation. General Counsels and Law Firm Partners gathered at […]

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Leading in a Crisis

In The Financial Times recently I was interested to read the former prime ministerial communications chief, Alistair Campbell, write in a relatively non-partisan style about leadership and tone in the adversity of the UK’s recent flooding, “As the crisis deepens, power structures need to be clear, and Mr Cameron’s ‘I am taking charge’ message was […]

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The Gender Agenda and International Women’s Day

The Gender Agenda and International Women’s Day

Today International Women’s Day is celebrated around the world. According to the United Nations, it is a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities. The theme of […]

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Time to back-pedal our ideas on apologies?

Was it just me or did apologies seem to be dominating the headlines last week?  Firstly it was the full page newspaper apology from Tesco in response to the horsemeat burger scandal closely followed by Lance Armstrong’s public apology on the Oprah Winfrey show for his use of performance enhancing drugs to win his seven […]

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