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Supreme Court of India holds that mediation proceedings are confidential
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • India
  • January 31 2011

On 7 January 2011 the Supreme Court of India, in the case of Moti Ram (D) Tr. LRs and Anr. Vs Ashok Kumar and Anr (Civic Appeal No. 1095 of 2008), held that mediation proceedings were confidential in nature, and that only an executed settlement agreement or alternatively a statement that the mediation proceedings were unsuccessful, should be provided to the court by the mediator


High Court comments on mediation in Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster) v Philip Lee (trading as "Cropton Brewery") 2011 EWHC 1879 (CH)
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 6 2011

The High Court has held that Cropton Brewery infringed Samuel Smith's registered trade mark for a stylised white rose device and committed passing off by using one of its labels incorporating a white rose device for "Yorkshire Warrior" beer


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


HMRC publishes litigation and settlement strategy and ADR draft guidance
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 6 2011

HMRC is seeking comments on the draft guidance to staff for the implementation of the revised litigation strategy published in July 2011


European Parliament publishes draft report on collective redress
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • September 6 2011

In July 2011, the European Parliament published a draft report on the Commission's consultation earlier this year entitled "Towards a coherent European approach on collective redress", which contains a section on ADR in the context of collective redress


Bangkok to host first asia pacific mediation leadership summit
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Thailand
  • September 6 2011

On 2 - 4 December 2011, various organisations, including the Asia Pacific Mediation Forum, will host the first Asia Pacific Mediation Leadership Summit in Bangkok


Responses to government's consultation on Solving Disputes in the County Courts
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 6 2011

The new Dispute Resolution Commitment is the latest in a series of government moves to encourage the use of ADR mechanisms, including negotiation, mediation and neutral evaluation


Adjudicator answers correct question, so decision enforced in Urang Commercial Ltd v Century Investments Ltd and Eclipse Hotels (Luton) Ltd 2011 EWHC 1561 TCC
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 6 2011

Edwards-Stuart J in the Technology and Construction Court considered applications for summary judgment in two separate adjudication enforcement actions, brought by a contractor against an employer


Government launches Dispute Resolution Commitment
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 6 2011

The government has launched a new Dispute Resolution Commitment, which renews and strengthens the ADR Pledge made in 2001