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In the past few weeks, Russia has abolished its main commercial court and Singapore has announced its plan to open one. The events appear to be unrelated, but it seems likely that the ripples from each may reach the other.
A Rose by Any Other Name (08/23/13)
Most of the leading law school textbooks explain arbitration by describing a case where a party suffers a loss and there is a dispute between the insurance company and the insured. The insured typically places a high value on the subject of the loss, while the insurance company places a lower value.
Italy Has a “Man of Mediation” Running the Country (06/03/13)
Italy boasts some of the finest wine, clothes, art, food and cars in the world. It is an amazing country with attributes that have made it a top-notch tourist destination.
Signing Arbitration Contracts on Admission to a Nursing Home – Who Is Bound? (04/08/13)
As our population ages, more and more people are being admitted to nursing homes at or near the end of their lives. But when a person is admitted to a nursing home and they sign a contract agreeing to arbitrate any disputes arising out of the care they receive, should their heirs and the estate be bound by that contract?