Tag Archives: international

Virtual Symposium on International Commercial Mediation

From my colleague, S.I. Strong: Young OGEMID will start its next virtual (all-email) symposium on June 24.  You might want to let your students know in case they want to sign up .  The listserv is, as I’ve noted before, free.  Those of you who are pre-tenure are eligible to join as well. The topic … Continue reading Virtual Symposium on International Commercial Mediation

S.I. Strong Won Her Fourth CPR Award for Best Article of 2018

My colleague S.I. Strong received the Outstanding Professional Article Award for 2018 from the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR) for her article, Truth in a Post-Truth Society: How Sticky Defaults, Status Quo Bias, and the Sovereign Prerogative Influence the Perceived Legitimacy of International Arbitration, 2018 Univ. of Ill. L. Rev. 533 (2018).  … Continue reading S.I. Strong Won Her Fourth CPR Award for Best Article of 2018

Best Practices in International Arbitration Symposium on March 13

From BGOI Richard Peterson: USC’s Judge Judith O. Hollinger Program in Alternative Dispute Resolution is sponsoring the USC/JAMS Fourth Annual Symposium: Best Practices in International Arbitration. Network with dispute resolution industry experts and earn MCLE credit at our 4th Annual USC Gould/JAMS Arbitration Symposium.  The symposium will take place at USC Gould on March 13, … Continue reading Best Practices in International Arbitration Symposium on March 13

CRQ Call for Submissions: Peacebuilding in Divided Societies at Home and Abroad

From Susan Raines, editor-in-chief of the Conflict Resolution Quarterly: Conflict Resolution Quarterly (CRQ) is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal indexed with EBSCOhost that has been in publication since the early 1980’s.  CRQ publishes scholarship on relationships between theory, research, and practice in the conflict management and dispute resolution field to promote more effective professional applications.  Conflict … Continue reading CRQ Call for Submissions: Peacebuilding in Divided Societies at Home and Abroad

Ben Davis:  Fun with Technology, Arbitration Clauses and a Mock International Commercial Arbitration

Here’s an exercise that TFOI Ben Davis uses and wants to share. I just came across a tool that might be of interest on building arbitration clauses.  The only thing that I would add would be a reminder about Frederic Eisemann’s article on Pathological Arbitration Clauses (La Clause d’arbitrage pathologique, Commercial Arbitration Essays in Memoriam … Continue reading Ben Davis:  Fun with Technology, Arbitration Clauses and a Mock International Commercial Arbitration

Fordham’s International Mediation and Arbitration Conferences

From TFOI Jackie Nolan-Haley: Dear Colleagues, I am pleased to invite you to Fordham Law School’s annual ADR Symposium, “International Commercial Mediation: How Culture and Regulation are Affecting the Business and the Practice of Mediation” on November 16, 2017.  You may also be interested in our international arbitration conference which will be held the following … Continue reading Fordham’s International Mediation and Arbitration Conferences

An Alternative Approach to International Negotiation

I recently posted one item focusing on President Trump’s approach to negotiation generally, using Mexico as an example of a negotiation partner, and another one analyzing his approach to dealing with North Korea. MFOI Elayne Greenberg pointed me to an article on the BBC website discussing the approach of another world leader, Pope Francis.  He … Continue reading An Alternative Approach to International Negotiation

President Trump’s Negotiation Skills (or Lack Thereof) – Part 2

This adds to my recent post where I cited news accounts of how Mr. Trump’s negotiation gambits about building a border wall and withdrawing from NAFTA are backfiring with Mexico.  Mexican officials interpreted his threats as bluffs and hardened their positions – the opposite of Mr. Trump’s goals in the negotiations. The problem of taking … Continue reading President Trump’s Negotiation Skills (or Lack Thereof) – Part 2

Touching Story of Relationship of Constructive Engagement in Conflict

I think that one of our main missions in the DR field is to promote constructive engagement in conflict.  We know that conflict is inevitable and it can be constructive and/or destructive.  Often, when people are in conflict, it is very destructive and everyone just wants to end the conflict as quickly as possible while … Continue reading Touching Story of Relationship of Constructive Engagement in Conflict

Case Study on International Dispute Resolution Intervention

About ten years ago, Jayanth (Jay) Krishnan (Indiana-Bloomington) invited me to participate in a symposium of former students of Prof. Marc Galanter honoring his great scholarship.  I was delighted to accept the invitation because I don’t think that many of our DR colleagues know much about his work and I wanted to introduce it to … Continue reading Case Study on International Dispute Resolution Intervention

Virtual Symposium: “Move It! Lateral Hires in International Arbitration”

From my colleague, S.I. Strong: Young OGEMID (a listserve for junior specialists in international arbitration) is holding its fourth “virtual” symposium, this time on lateral moves/hires in international arbitration.   Virtual symposia are conducted entirely by email, so people can follow the discussion as closely as they want (or not).   This format is also very interactive, since listserve members can pose questions directly to the speakers. … Continue reading Virtual Symposium: “Move It! Lateral Hires in International Arbitration”

Fordham’s 11th Annual Conference on International Arbitration and Mediation

Here’s an announcement from MFOI Jackie Nolan-Haley: Fordham’s 11th Annual Conference on International Arbitration and Mediation:  New Developments, New Challenges, and New Ideas in International Dispute Resolution Friday, 14 October 2016 Join us for an engaging day with global leaders in the arbitration community. Keynote Address: Gerald Aksen Topics: The Arbitrator’s Role in Settlement Emergency … Continue reading Fordham’s 11th Annual Conference on International Arbitration and Mediation