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Court annexed arbitration and mediation in New Delhi
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • India
  • February 25 2010

On 25 November 2009, in a renewed effort to promote alternate dispute resolution centres within the country, the Chief Justice of India opened the first Indian court annexed arbitration centre in New Delhi


Pros and cons of common ADR processes
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 2 2012

We set out in this document a short discussion of the advantages and disadvantages of some of the most common dispute resolution processes under the


Approaches to ADR in arbitration and litigation proceedings
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Africa
  • September 22 2012

We asked local counsel in 21 African jurisdictions whether parties to litigation or arbitration were required to consider or submit to alternative dispute resolution procedures before or during proceedings


Mediation in civil and commercial matters in Italy
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Italy
  • February 25 2010

In June 2009, the Italian Senate approved reforms to the civil justice system (Law 182009, No. 69), including rules regulating and promoting the use of mediation in civil and commercial disputes


UK High Court reviews temporary binding effect of adjudicator’s decision
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 22 2012

A fundamental characteristic of adjudication as a form of ADR is that it is binding only until the dispute is finally decided through litigation or arbitration


Update on ADR in Japan’s financial services sector
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • October 8 2012

Our previous post reported on the “Law Concerning the Promotion of the Use of Alternative Dispute Resolution Procedures” (the “ADR Promotion Law”), which came into effect on 1 April 2007


Unilateral jurisdiction clauses may not always be effective
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 13 2012

It is not uncommon, particularly in a finance context, for an agreement to give a wider choice to some parties than others to decide where disputes will be resolved


Introduction of a mediation bill in Hong Kong
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • June 8 2011

In an effort to provide a legal framework for conducting mediation in Hong Kong, the Mediation Task Force has recently announced that it aims to introduce the Mediation Bill into the Legislative Council towards the end of 2011


Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA) revises its mediationconciliation rules
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Malaysia
  • September 6 2011

KLRCA, in collaboration with the Malaysian judiciary and the Malaysian Mediation Centre's committee members, recently revised its MediationConciliation Rules, demonstrating its support for mediation as a form of ADR


Mediation in Hong Kong: the civil justice reforms two years on
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • January 31 2011

Mediation has been a particular focus in Hong Kong over the last year