Framing And Reframing

Nicole was frustrated: “I know I’m behind on the rent – business is slow and I can’t afford $9,000 a month for this place! George needs to get real! He’s made a ton of money from me.  He needs to stop being so greedy… I only can pay $7,000 a month… at least until business …

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Creating a Better ICSID

In improving the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the following competing interests must be considered: need to promote efficiency, need to unify the diverse jurisprudence of international investments, and need to promote investments abroad.  Jack Coe wrote the following: “Sustained momentum toward an award is also often countered by the need to …

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Definition of Facilitator: Legal Terms Explained

“Facilitator” is a word used often in alternative dispute resolution discussions, but the definition of facilitator is rarely defined fully.  Facilitators usually lead the discussion and help move the dispute resolution process forward. Finding the right facilitator can resolve a dispute with the best possible results.  But what exactly is a facilitator? Are mediators and arbitrators …

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