Category: Commercial

Analysis of The Hewlett Packard Proxy Battle author.

Analysis of The Hewlett Packard Proxy Battle

FACTS On September 4, 2001, history was made when two of the largest computer companies in the world, Compaq and...

By Dana Tait
Commercial Section Editorial author.

Commercial Section Editorial

Welcome to the Commercial Section. This section is devoted to the advancement of professional commercial mediation from the dual perspectives...

By Tom Oswald
Mediation: an Executive’s Guide to Managing Conflict author.

Mediation: an Executive’s Guide to Managing Conflict

Business executives are spending increasing amounts of their time and money resolving legal disputes. When executives want to be concentrating...

By Michael Roberts
Fully Integrated Multi-Disciplinary Practice Is Good For Lawyers author.

Fully Integrated Multi-Disciplinary Practice Is Good For Lawyers

First published by the New Jersey Law Journal, July 31, 2000Introduction The New Jersey Supreme Court, which defines and regulates...

By Hanan Isaacs
Mediation in Stockholm author.

Mediation in Stockholm

This article was previoulsly published in the Stockholm Arbitration Report 2000:1.1. INTRODUCTION With its Arbitration Institute long acknowledged in the...

By Christer Holm
Advocacy Skills:  Tips for Selecting a Good Mediator author.

Advocacy Skills: Tips for Selecting a Good Mediator

While members of the Bar benefit from local court programs that may assign mediators, often serving as volunteers, advocates and...

By Jerry Roscoe
Dealing With A Competitive Approach In Mediation author.

Dealing With A Competitive Approach In Mediation

Most people approach mediation with the best of intentions. They are hopeful that the negotiation will achieve their ultimate goal...

By Jeffrey Krivis
The Paradigm Shift In Conflict Resolution Methodology author.

The Paradigm Shift In Conflict Resolution Methodology

It wasn't long ago that if a dispute could not be resolved through direct negotiation, the next step was the...

By Elizabeth Tippin
Managing By Agreement-The New MBA author.

Managing By Agreement-The New MBA

A Challenging Time for Organizations The capacity of technology is far greater than what most of us need. Regulation is...

By Stewart Levine
IRS Encourages Fast Track Mediation to Resolve Taxpayer Disputes author.

IRS Encourages Fast Track Mediation to Resolve Taxpayer Disputes

Reprinted by permission of The CPA Journal.Taxpayer representatives interested in a more efficient and possibly less costly way to resolve...

By Philip Zimmerman, CPA
The Many Costs of Conflict author.

The Many Costs of Conflict

In 1994, 18 million cases were filed in U.S. courts at a cost of $300 billion. 20% of Fortune 500...

By Stewart Levine
Using Mediation To Resolve Partnership Disputes author.

Using Mediation To Resolve Partnership Disputes

Mediation is recognized as an excellent means to resolve disputes and pending litigation. Mediation is a confidential process. It is...

By John Gromala
When Interest-Based Bargaining Is Not Enough author.

When Interest-Based Bargaining Is Not Enough

What good is identifying interests if once they are identified, they are beyond one’s ability to comprehend? How can parties...

By Cris Currie
How Mediators Can Thrive (Not Just Survive) In Storms author.

How Mediators Can Thrive (Not Just Survive) In Storms

If you've been watching the news lately then you know all about the upcoming storms. The Nor' Easters of the...

By Natalie J. Armstrong-Motin
Regulations and Standards for Online Dispute Resolution: A Primer for Policymakers and Stakeholders (Part 1) author.

Regulations and Standards for Online Dispute Resolution: A Primer for Policymakers and Stakeholders (Part 1)

Part 2 Part 3 End Notes February 15, 2001 TABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION OVERVIEW OF INITIATIVES GOVERNMENT INITIATIVES Multilateral Initiatives:...

By Alan Wiener
Negotiating Money Issues author.

Negotiating Money Issues

This article was previously published by CFIER. In the course of responding to inquiries about the use of an interest-based...

By Steve Barber
Reducing The Costs Of Conflict Through Dispute Resolution Systems Design author.

Reducing The Costs Of Conflict Through Dispute Resolution Systems Design

"This article originally appeared in Track Two (Vol. 7 No. 2 August 1998) , a quarterly publication of the Centre...

By Peter Woodrow
What Kind Of A Mediator Do You Want? author.

What Kind Of A Mediator Do You Want?

The success or failure of a mediation often depends on who the mediator is. Before retaining a mediator you should...

By Michael P. Carbone
Can You Prevent Claims And Lawsuits On Your Construction Project? author.

Can You Prevent Claims And Lawsuits On Your Construction Project?

Why do so many custom construction projects end up in fights? This trio of articles is aimed at the main...

By Ron Kelly - Arbitrator, Mediator, Trainer
The Big Secret, excerpt from Finding Common Ground, A Field Guide to Mediation author.

The Big Secret, excerpt from Finding Common Ground, A Field Guide to Mediation

Order at Amazon.com We dance round in a ring and suppose But the Secret sits in the middle and knows....

By Barbara Ashley Phillips
Mediation During Business Formation or Reorganization author.

Mediation During Business Formation or Reorganization

This article was published in FAMILY BUSINESS, Spring 1999 Jack and Alyce Schmidt started Spacesaver Systems Inc. in Kensington, Maryland,...

By David Gage, Dawn Martin, John Gromala
Choosing the "Expert" Mediator author.

Choosing the "Expert" Mediator

When a dispute is truly ripe for mediation, who you choose to mediate is unlikely to affect the outcome. When...

By Norm Brand
Mediate Away The Millennium Bug author.

Mediate Away The Millennium Bug

Republished with permission of Legal Times, 1730 M Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036.As the millennium approaches, dissatisfied-customer suits against high-tech...

By Sandra Sellers
Dispute Resolution: Beyond the Open Door in  Large Canadian Companies author.

Dispute Resolution: Beyond the Open Door in Large Canadian Companies

While dispute resolution skills and systems have been a hot topic of discussion in the Canadian legal community for the...

By Gary T. Furlong

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