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Technology supporting Justice – A New Hope for consumers

I was recently involved in a technology-related dispute.  When reading the mediation papers in preparation for the day, it made me reflect on how quickly technology has (and continues to) revolutionised the world around us.  Every aspect of our personal and professional lives have arguably been changed by computer systems that allow us access to […]

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Not all negotiations are created equal

The past months have played stage to two of the most signification negotiations with global impact of the year: the nuclear deal between Iran and the US, and the negotiations between Greece and the rest of the EU, commonly known as the “Grexit” to those who don’t like unnecessary syllables. And while both of these […]

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Interview with “La Notaria” Magazine: James South

Note: this interview was originally published in Spanish in “La Notaria” magazine in 2014. The original article can be view here. Throughout his extensive career, James South has developed training courses in institutions and universities of universal prestige, including the Notary College of Catalonia, and has been an advisor for the World Bank, the Foreign […]

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Moldova…in the Snow

Moldova…in the Snow

I recently returned from a week in Chisinau, the extremely snowy capital of Moldova.  As part of their on-going commitment to change, the Moldovan Ministry of Justice has recently prepared a Justice Sector Reform Strategy 2011-2015.  A key pillar of this strategy is to promote economic development.  Assisting them reach this goal, the European Bank […]

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Economic growth – Could ADR hold the solution?

Economic growth – Could ADR hold the solution?

By Justine Mensa-Bonsu, Adjudicator, IDRS LTD, part of CEDR At the end of March 2012 the Office of National Statistics published data showing that the economy contracted by 0.3% in the last quarter of 2011. However, the UK is likely to avoid a technical recession as the Office for Budget Responsibility expects positive growth in […]

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