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‘Failed’ Mediations and Mediators

Many a mediation does not lead to settlement. But was the mediation a failure and if so, why;  and did the mediator do a good job? Settlement rates from mediation show that most disputes settle at or soon after the mediation, over 70%. What of those that do not settle? The mediator, the parties or […]

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Mediation Settlement Enforcement

UNCITRAL and the enforceability of mediated settlements

A commentary by Dr Karl Mackie CBE in February 2017 on the sixty-sixth session of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Working Group II (Dispute Settlement) at the United Nations Headquarters, New York, which continues its discussions over a possible instrument on enforcement of international settlement agreements resulting from mediation. Both the […]

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Charitable giving in mediations

Charitable giving in mediations

By Gregory Hunt, Director of CEDR Solve & Client Relations New Year is a time for good resolutions – and what could be better than changing the way we think about the settlement of disputes to help benefit good causes. I recently spoke to a businessman who told me how he was involved in mediation […]

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