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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


Alternative dispute resolution e-bulletin
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 17 2012

Welcome to our first ADR e-bulletin of 2012


Compulsory mediation launched in Italy's civil courts
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Italy
  • June 21 2010

The long-awaited legislative decree addressing "mediation aimed at conciliation of civil and commercial disputes" came into effect on 20 March


Validity of provision requiring one party to bear the costs of adjudication
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 21 2010

In Yuanda (UK) Co Ltd v WW Gear Construction Ltd 2010 EWHC 720, the adjudication clause in a trade contract provided that if the contractor referred a dispute to adjudication, it would be liable for its own legal and professional costs and those of the employer, regardless of the eventual decision


Formal mediation scheme launched in relation to family proceedings
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 21 2010

Further to a pilot in 2009, a practice direction came into force in April 2010 that empowers civil courts hearing family law disputes to attempt to resolve appropriate cases through mediation


Court of Appeal in Hong Kong addresses refusals to mediate and its impact on costs
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • June 21 2010

The Hong Kong Court of Appeal recently addressed refusals to mediate in Incorporated Owners of Shatin New Town v Yeung Kui 2010 HKEC176, where the losing party sought to vary a cost order contending that each party should bear its own costs as the winning party had unreasonably refused to mediate


Court refuses to enforce adjudicator's decision
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 21 2010

In Pilon Limited v Breyer Group Plc 2010 EWHC 837(TCC), Coulson J held that an adjudicator's decision to exclude aspects of the defence was erroneous and breached the rules of natural justice


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


Court rules that mediation and adjudication can run concurrently
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 25 2010

In Ericsson AB v EADS Defence & Security Systems Ltd 2009 EWHC 2598 (TCC) the court ruled that express wording was needed if parties wanted to make types of dispute resolution mutually exclusive


Lord Justice Jackson's review of civil litigation costs - views on ADR
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 25 2010

The final report in Lord Justice Jackson's year-long costs review was published on 14 January 2010