Signature Resolution: Elevated and Sophisticated

Signature Resolution

When looking for help in resolving a dispute in the Los Angeles and San Diego area, Signature Resolution provides a vast array of services and neutrals that help resolve disputes in a sophisticated, comfortable, and private environment.   The company’s mission is to provide an enhanced dispute resolution experience for clients through a higher standard …

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Intergroup Conflict: Causes, Consequences, and Solutions

Causes, Consequences, and Solutions for Intergroup Conflict

Intergroup conflict might arise in any workplace as various groups work together to support and further the mission and collective interests of the company. Some groups are defined by job title—the accountants, the lawyers, and the marketing team. Other groups are defined by project or subject area. Still, others may be determined by the level in the company …

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How to Detect & Prevent Corporate Espionage

Corporate Espionage

Corporate espionage is defined as stealing proprietary information, trade secrets, or intellectual property from a business and selling it to another. When we think of spies and espionage, we do not immediately think of a disgruntled worker selling the formula for a product to another company. However, this form of espionage is one of the …

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Mediation vs. Litigation: What is the Difference

mediation vs litigation

When facing a legal dispute, one consideration that has to be made is whether to choose mediation vs litigation to settle it. Alternative dispute resolution such as mediation is less costly but there are many reasons to choose the litigation process. Comparing the two processes will often result in a lot of differences, and the …

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Finding the Best Mediation Jobs Opportunities

Mediation Jobs

You have your certificate, now you’ve started your search for mediation jobs. Where do you start this process? This article will help you understand a mediator’s role and responsibilities, prepare you for the work environment and equal opportunity employer, and give you some tools to make your job search easy and successful. What Training Do …

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Business Negotiator: The Unsung Hero

Business Negotiator

A business negotiator is a professional who specializes in facilitating agreements, resolving conflicts, and brokering deals. And in the complex world of business and commerce, business negotiators are a vital component.  They are value creators, problem solvers, and bridge builders in the corporate landscape. Business negotiation is critical to the success of many organizations. As …

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Real Estate Arbitration: A Quick Guide

Real Estate Arbitration

How to prepare for a real estate arbitration? When problems arise in buying or selling real estate, many participants have started to turn to real estate arbitration and mediation.  Buying and selling real estate is a big decision, whether it is a family home or a giant corporate center.  Negotiating and agreeing on a price …

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What Is Med-Arb?

What is Med-Arb

  Med-Arb is a long-standing and robust alternative dispute resolution practice that combines the mediation and arbitration processes. Med-Arb has become widely used in the last decade as an alternative dispute resolution process. A survey performed by David Lipsky and Ronald Seeber found that an astonishing forty percent of responding Fortune 1,000 corporations had engaged …

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A Checklist for Mediation Opening Statements

A Checklist for Mediation Opening Statements

Opening statements in mediation set the tone for the rest of the mediation process. A mediation opening statement opens the mediation and begins the conciliatory process. Both the mediator and parties have the opportunity to set the stage for what they hope to accomplish and how they see the issues at hand. Because they hold …

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Liability Waivers: Everything You Need to Know

Liability Waiver

Liability waiver forms are a common part of our lives. Whether you’re signing up for a gym membership, enrolling your child in a summer camp, or attending an event, you’ve likely encountered and signed a personal injury waiver without giving it much thought. But what exactly is a general liability waiver? What protections does it …

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