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Avoid the courts if you can

Do you want to get out of court?

By Edmund MingleClaimants, in civil cases, go to court for varied reasons. Some initiate court litigation to seek compensation, retrieve property or money owed...
High Court complex in Accra

Mediating in the shadow of the courts: Formality and informality

By Charlie IrvineIt’s good to see authors on this blog referencing academic research on decision-making. Similarly, a new chapter by Singapore judicial mediator Dorcas Quek...
ICC mediation

ICC Mediation Rules

Current as 1 January 2014, the ICC Mediation Rules replaced the 2001 Amicable Dispute Resolution Rules (ADR Rules) to reflect today’s practices. These rules...
The Role of Technology in Reducing Litigation

The Role of Technology in Reducing Litigation

Data from the National Justice Council (CNJ) shows that over 100 million lawsuits are currently before Brazilian courts. In 2010, the same institution revealed...
Mediation offers a win-win outcome

What is Mediation?

By John Ford  www.johnford.comSimply stated, mediation is a conciliatory process in which a third party supports the participants in reaching an agreement on their...
Dozens of families were affected by the disaster

The value of Mediation in times of crisis

By Andrea MaiaOn January 25th 2019 Brazil experienced its largest industrial catastrophe, the collapse of a dam from Vale, one of the world’s largest...