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Planning for the Inevitable – Tips for Planning for Disagreements in Outsourcing and Other Commercial Contracts

Disagreements over the course of a commercial relationship are inevitable. A pitfall of many commercial contracts is that the parties often incorporate “boilerplate” dispute resolution clauses that simply state that all...more

Latin American Truth Commissions: Confronting the Past - A comparative assessement of truth and reconciliation commissions in...

We live in a multipolar world, where development and investment alike require reliable mechanisms for conflict resolution—to confront past problems and neutrally resolve future disputes. Latin America is a vibrant...more

New Process for Conflict Resolution in WV Schools

Beginning in August, school districts will need to prepare for a new process to address conflicts and complaints from citizens. On August 11, the new/amended process, known as the “Conflict Resolution Process for...more

Arbitration World - July 2014

Welcome to the 27th edition of Arbitration World, a publication from K&L Gates’ International Arbitration Group that highlights significant developments and issues in international and domestic arbitration for executives and...more

CFPB Refines Mortgage Rules to Resolve Conflicts and Inconsistencies

On October 15, 2013, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued an interim final rule and bulletin refining and making technical changes to certain provisions of its January 2013 mortgage rules. The interim rule...more

The Importance of Culture in Conflict Resolution

JAMS had the honor of supporting the 2013 ABA Mediation Week in October. The theme for the 2013 ABA Mediation Week was “Making a World of Difference.” JAMS partnered with local bar associations, community organizations and...more

Mediation: A Litigation Alternative

“Real peace is not the absence of conflict. Rather it is that state where conflict is managed effectively, efficiently and respectfully.” – Unknown Conflict resolution can be viewed on a continuum, with negotiation on...more

How To Deal With Restaurant Partner Disputes

There are many motivations for restaurant creation and investment. However, these different desires can lead to conflict, so how are restaurant operators, owners, and investors supposed to resolve these conflicts? This post...more

Trademark Management and the New Generic Top Level Domains

Everyone navigates the Internet. It is the new Grand Commons of society – the place for communication, commerce and information. Web sites populate and inform the internet. Every web site has a domain name such as...more

Resolving Conflict: Fight, Flight, or Aikido?

When attacked verbally, what do you do? Do you go into fight, flight, or freeze mode? If so, there’s another way to respond....more

OSHA Announces ADR Pilot Program

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), which is charged with enforcing the whistleblower protection provisions in 22 separate statutes – ranging from Section 806 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 to...more

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