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A litigator’s yearbook: 2018 (England and Wales)

European Union, United Kingdom - December 18 2018 As the end of another year approaches, we look back at some key developments from 2018 from the perspective of the commercial litigator. This post…

Hong Kong: Third party funding for mediation delayed

Hong Kong - December 11 2018 Hong Kong has published its long-awaited Code of Practice for third party funders and announced that amendments to the Arbitration Ordinance, which…

UK: Civil Justice Council report on ADR calls for Review of Halsey Guidelines but stops short of Recommending Mandatory Mediation

United Kingdom - December 7 2018 The Civil Justice Council’s ADR working group has released its final report on ADR and Civil Justice, following consultation on its interim report…

Draft Withdrawal Agreement Approved by UK Cabinet - IP and Marketing Authorisation Provisions Summarised

European Union, United Kingdom - November 15 2018 As was widely reported yesterday evening, the Draft Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the…

Singapore Convention on enforcement of mediated settlement agreements published

Singapore - September 5 2018 Further to our earlier post, the Singapore Convention has now been published. It will be signed in Singapore on 1 August 2019 and will come into…

Impact of revised National Planning Policy Framework

United Kingdom - August 14 2018 The revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) was published on 24 July 2018. This post considers what difference it will make - in terms of…

Australian tax law bites trust law on franking credits

Australia - August 14 2018 The High Court of Australia has restored sanity in a long running saga in which a trustee purported to separate franking credits from the underlying…

UK commercial mediation market grows 20% - CEDR mediation audit results published

United Kingdom - July 26 2018 The Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) has released the results of its Mediation Audit 2018, based on a survey of practising mediators in…

New convention on the enforcement of mediation settlement agreements approved

Global - June 27 2018 On 26 June, at the 51st session of UNCITRAL, final drafts for a Convention on the Enforcement of Mediation Settlements and corresponding Model Law…

CEDR launches its UK and US Mediation Audit 2018

United Kingdom - May 11 2018 The Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) is inviting interested parties in the UK and US to take part in its Mediation Audit 2018. The audit…