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04 October 2019

Lomax case – the irresistible rise of ADR

A recent decision in the Court of Appeal concerning ADR is striking for a number of reasons not least of which is the perceived restriction of the citizen’s right to exercise his or her right to a fair trial (Art 6, European Convention on Human Rights).

02 October 2019

New Brazilian Decree Enabling Arbitration in the Port, Road, Rail, Waterway and Airport Sectors

One of the paradoxes of modern time is the arbitrability of state contracts.  Brazil has taken one step forward to accept arbitration in public contracts in specific sectors.

19 September 2019

Some reflections over mediation in times of crisis

By the time this is published there will be just over one week before the 2019 CIArb Annual Mediation Symposium takes place in central London.

05 September 2019

Singapore Mediation Convention: Is the Rule of Law Intact?

The Singapore Convention on Mediation (United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements resulting from Mediation) was signed in Singapore on 7th August 2019 (Convention).