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5 Negotiation Points from The Great British Bake Off rights deal

It’s been all over the UK news. The Great British Bake Off – one of the biggest shows on the BBC – has been sold by its production company, Love Productions, to Channel 4 for a rumoured £75 Million pound, three-year deal. The news came as a shock to many viewers for a number of […]

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Food for Thought: A course on mindful negotiation and mediation

One of the aspects of mediation that I find most fascinating is the insights it provides into human psychology.   Working out what is driving a party; considering the dynamics between two parties at a negotiation table; determining the best way to structure an offer so that it is persuasive: the mediation process is intrinsically linked […]

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The IMI Conference 2014: Shaping the Future of International Dispute Resolution, 29 October 2014, London

Cross-border and cross-cultural disputes have long been an area especially suited to Arbitration and Mediation.  Any dispute is complicated, but the added uncertainty of litigating in a foreign jurisdiction or with unfamiliar legal concepts will naturally make any company feel more vulnerable than if they were doing so under their home system.  A client litigating […]

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Organisations sign ADR Pledge

“Scores of household names now back this triumph of common sense” The Times (Edward Fennell) about the CPR 21st Century Corporate ADR Pledge, 14 November 2013  On Tuesday 12 November, CEDR launched with the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR) of New York the CPR 21st Century Corporate ADR Pledge with a reception at BP’s […]

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Inquiry into Inquiries: Dr Karl Mackie gives evidence to the House of Lords Select Committee

Today CEDR’s Chief Executive Dr Karl Mackie CBE gave evidence to the House of Lords Select Committee on the Inquiries Act 2005. He appeared with the Rt Hon. Peter Riddell CBE, Director, Institute for Government and is the fifth person to give evidence to the Select Committee. The session lasted for just over 2 hours, […]

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