7 Tips to Victory in High-Stakes Negotiations

High-stakes negotiations are also often high-stress situations for those who stand to profit from the negotiation.  A large portion of professionals and employees in the United States are not comfortable in negotiations and lack the confidence to negotiate effectively.  This lack of confidence can impact negotiations as the participants may hold back or feel as …

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UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules

The UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules are a set of procedural rules that govern the process of arbitration and the international resolution of commercial disputes.  These rules may be used both in proceedings administered by UNCITRAL or by parties and arbitrators who have chosen to use them.  They provide a framework for the arbitration process and cover …

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Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services (JAMS): All You Need to Know

You look down at your new cable TV contract and notice that the last paragraph on the first page says “any disputes between the parties arising out of or relating to this Agreement shall be mediated by JAMS. If the parties are unable to resolve their dispute through mediation, the matter shall be submitted to …

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The Process of Conciliation: A Step-by-Step Guide (Part I of II)

Conciliation is a word that is often used in alternative dispute resolution forums as an attitude or skill to possess when attempting to settle a dispute through alternative forms of resolution, but the process of conciliation stands on its own as a form of alternative dispute resolution.  Conciliation is a method of dispute resolution that …

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How Much Does Arbitration Cost?

Beginning in the latter part of the 20th century, Americans sought relief from costly and time-consuming litigation, with Fortune 1000 companies leading the way. Civil litigation was a rich person’s game that even rich people didn’t want to play. In response, Fortune 1000 companies increased the use of alternative dispute resolution, particularly arbitration and mediation. …

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Binding Mediation (Med-Arb): Affordable Dispute Resolution

Binding mediation combines elements of mediation and arbitration to help parties resolve disputes effectively and efficiently.  Binding mediation, often called mediation-arbitration or med-arb, is a process where the parties to a dispute agree to submit the dispute to mediation, but if an agreement cannot be reached, the mediator will then become an arbitrator and issue …

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Commercial dispute resolution – How to deal with B2B conflicts

Commercial dispute resolution is a highly skilled and nuanced method to resolve disputes within businesses and between businesses.  It can be an incredibly helpful process for businesses that would like to settle disputes quickly and effectively without having to go through litigation and deal with all the costs associated with that.  It also provides a …

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