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The ABCs of ADR The most comprehensive glossary of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) terminology online. If we missed any terms, please let us know. ADR Help We’re ADR matchmakers… and have a knack for pairing up parties in conflict with qualified mediators and/or arbitrators. Get expert help today! ADR Blog As a trusted source of …

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Final Offer Arbitration – Law & Legal Terms Explained

When collective bargaining reaches an impasse, the usual next step is a strike.  For some essential public employees, such as firefighters and police officers, there is no right to strike.  In such situations, the next step is usually conventional arbitration.    But conventional arbitration has been criticized because arbitrators supposedly arrive at awards by “splitting …

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Early Neutral Evaluation: Encouraging Settlement and Understanding

Early Neutral Evaluation

Occasionally, a court will recommend an early neutral evaluation shortly after a case has been filed.  Courts will usually recommend this when they believe an evaluation may help the parties accurately see their positions compared to the other party’s and potentially think about a settlement.   Sometimes, a court will recommend the case to early …

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California Arbitration Act – Importance of Arbitration

California Arbitration Act

Any arbitration that takes place in California must comply with the California Arbitration Act. The California Arbitration Act is a piece of legislation that regulates private arbitration in the state of California. This law is intended to create and streamline the process of arbitration in the state. Certain provisions of the law have caused controversy, …

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Pre-Arbitration Process Explained

Pre-Arbitration Disputes What is pre-arbitration? How does it affect the chargeback process? And what does this process look like? This page will explain how pre-arbitration works, when it’s used, and how it fits into the larger picture of the chargeback procedure. For starters, pre-arbitration is a step in the representment process of challenging a consumer’s …

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Components of Peace Agreements

Components of Peace Agreements

Most peace agreements address three main concerns: procedure, substance and organization. Procedural components set out the processes that establish and maintain peace. They delineate the HOW of a peace process by establishing the processes and measures that help build the peace. 

Settling The Unsettled Pragmatism In Arbitration Regime Over Unilateral Appointments

Settling The Unsettled Pragmatism In Arbitration Regime Over Unilateral Appointments

The jurisprudence on the appointment of the arbitrator has substantially been evolving through the judgment of various High Courts and the Supreme Court of India (‘Supreme Court’). On the contrary, there is an underlying bottleneck issue creating a conundrum when it comes to the law on appointment of arbitrator resulting in a juxtaposition between statutory …

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