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Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) and the future of the law

September 1 2015 Commercial transactions routinely circle the globe in milliseconds. But if a problem arises, resolutions are still largely tied to paper-bound…

10 arbitration myths—and realities

March 24 2015 On the part of in-house counsel and law firm lawyer alike, when it comes to weighing the pros and cons of arbitration as opposed to litigation, myths…

Your first international arbitration: the do’s and the don’ts

July 1 2015 A U.S. litigator, even one with extensive domestic arbitration experience, will quickly discover in her first international arbitration that she is…

Landmark decision on arbitral immunity: the risk of sanctions for lawsuits against arbitrators

October 28 2015 Most international Arbitration Rules provide that an arbitrator and the arbitral institution shall not be liable for any act or omission in…

Selecting party-appointed arbitrators through a screened selection process: the best of both worlds

July 30 2015 Every law student learns in the first few weeks of an alternative dispute resolution (“ADR”) seminar that one advantage of arbitration over…

Landmark decision on arbitral immunity: the risk of sanctions for lawsuits against arbitrators

October 28 2015 Most international Arbitration Rules provide that an arbitrator and the arbitral institution shall not be liable for any act or omission in…

CFPB decision implicitly recognizes arbitration as legitimate alternative to litigation

October 16 2015 There has been much focus over the past years on mandatory arbitration clauses combined with class action waiver provisions that preclude parties…

Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) and the future of the law

September 1 2015 Commercial transactions routinely circle the globe in milliseconds. But if a problem arises, resolutions are still largely tied to paper-bound…

Steering from your chair: why in-house counsel are uniquely positioned to drive ADR solutions—and how to do so effectively

August 3 2015 To exploit being thus situated to greatest effect, recognize and take advantage of your strongest tools:..

Selecting party-appointed arbitrators through a screened selection process: the best of both worlds

July 30 2015 Every law student learns in the first few weeks of an alternative dispute resolution (“ADR”) seminar that one advantage of arbitration over…