The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has dashed a Tesla owner’s plea to avoid arbitration regarding a battery dispute. Prior, a trial court ruled that Tesla Inc. can compel several used-car buyers to individually arbitrate claims that it overstates the battery life of some pre-owned electric vehicles wasn’t a final. The owners tried to appeal this but the Ninth Circuit ruled that this was not an appealable order. "The appeals court, therefore, lacks jurisdiction, the panel said."
J&K High Court concludes Online Mediation training sessions Mediation and Conciliation committee of High Court of Jammu and Kashmir today successfully concluded 40-hour online Mediation training sessions for judicial officers of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh.. Mediation training must for making judicial system more effective: Chief Justice
When Philadelphia enacted the Emergency Housing Protections Act this summer, it mandated that landlords had to use the new Eviction Diversion program through the end of the year for tenants experiencing hardship because of the pandemic.
MOSCOW, November 23 (RAPSI) – Introduction of the procedure of mandatory pretrial mediation in civil cases relating to family law and development of territorial conciliation services are to facilitate readiness of citizens to negotiate and save families from disintegration, Russia’s Children Rights Commissioner Anna Kuznetsova believes.
In health care cases, whether the dispute is between a health care system and an insurance company or a hospital and a physician, the patients are the ones who are most affected. How can solutions be tailored to allow for optimal patient care?
UK: It is common for commercial dispute lawyers to be described as 'litigators', but the skills and tools employed by the modern dispute resolution lawyer are far more versatile than that label suggests.
Jamaica’s Justice Minister, Delroy Chuck has said that the Holness government is looking to strengthen the use of mediation and restorative justice to settle minor and in some cases complex matters, without going to court.
WILMINGTON — The arrival of a new pathway to resolve disputes without entering a courthouse was well-timed, Justice of the Peace Court Chief Magistrate Alan Davis said this week. Launched on Nov. 2, the Online Dispute Resolution system allows landlords, tenants and mediators to connect virtually to begin the process of settling their matters.
United Kingdom November 6 2020 - Clarification has recently been given by the Supreme Court in Enka v Chubb Russia  UKSC 38, on the principles to be applied to determine the proper law of an arbitration agreement, in particular where the governing law of the contract differs from the law of the seat of the arbitration.
The Justice of the Peace Court's online dispute resolution system is now mandatory for all parties with landlord-tenant disputes filed since July 1 and is expected to eventually open to litigants in debt cases and later all the approximately 35,000 civil cases filed with the court each year.
Amanda Bucklow has been using Zoom to conduct mediation for years. She considers the advantages and drawbacks, the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and tips on how to make the most of remote mediation.
I recommend requiring mediation for: 1) Reaching speedier resolutions, 2) Lowering costs, and 3) Involving a neutral party in guiding disputing parties in working collaboratively to reach a mutually agreeable resolution.
This week we mark International Mediation Week which provides a useful opportunity to consider what role mediation plays in commercial disputes and reflect on how that role has changed in recent years.
Arbitration has become an increasingly popular method for resolving legal disputes traditionally dealt with through the court system. Arbitration is known to be far more efficient and capable of delivering final results to litigants.
An emergency proclamation prompted by COVID-19’s public health threat and issued by Gov. David Ige in April established a ban on residential eviction, which is now slated to expire Nov. 30. For cash-strapped renters, the moratorium can serve as a window to stabilize household budgets upended by coronavirus-related setbacks.
On the eve of the 20th anniversary of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000) on women, peace and security (UNSCR 1325), Ms. Pravina Makan-Lakha, General Manager and Advisor on Women, Peace and Security (WPS) participated in the online virtual dialogue titled, “20 years of African Women’s Participation in Women, Peace and Security: Civil Society Perspectives.”
A deadly shooting at a yoga studio stunned Tallahassee two years ago. FSU student Maura Binkley and Capital Health Plan’s Chief Medical Officer Nancy Van Vessem died after a man opened fire during a Friday evening class.
The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) issued its new arbitration and mediation rules on Oct. 1, 2020. These rules will apply to all arbitrations commenced after said date unless the arbitration agreement indicates something different. The LCIA is one of the most prestigious and important arbitral institutions in the world, and an option to consider in any dispute.
On October 6, 2020, the International Court of Arbitration to the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) adopted updates to its Rules of Arbitration, which will come into force on January 1, 2021. Among other things, the 2021 ICC Rules shall provide greater efficiency and flexibility in arbitrations held under the 2021 ICC Rules.
Today’s post continues to explore how best to present yourself in a virtual mediation. Specifically, I address the risks and opportunities of using a virtual or actual background and provide practice tips on how to present yourself as professionally and persuasively as possible.
The Mediator with Ice-T, a weekday, half-hour legal series hosted by the veteran rapper and actor, will get a limited four-week run on Fox-owned stations, including stations in New York and Los Angeles, premiering in March 2021.
Attorneys involved in virtual mediation need to carefully plan their online video calls for even mundane things like deciding who will be on camera, how to virtually break for lunch, and how to know when a mediator “enters a room,” say attorneys from Nutter’s litigation department.
Entire books could – and have – been written about how to be successful in commercial mediation, or any negotiation for that matter. But here are seven, straightforward tips that you can follow to maximise your chances of getting a good deal in mediation before you even sit down at the table. These tips apply equally to online and face-to-face mediations.
On Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 12:00 pm, the City of Santa Monica will collaborate with the Straus Institute at Pepperdine Caruso School of Law to host a community information session about using mediation to resolve rental disputes in connection with COVID-19.