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Features

Our monthly features from staff and contributors provide analysis and commentary on topical issues relating to ADR.

Achieving Trusted Mediator Status

An engaging article on the values and importance of mediators; stemming from ancient Greek values and the importance of trust.
12 October 2017 | Features

Natural Justice and Awareness of Adjudication Proceedings

A novel look at how breaches of natural justice can impact upon adjudication proceedings
12 October 2017 | Features

Litigation or ADR – The Tide is Turning

"Civil action going to trial should be the exception rather than the norm". In light of changing attitudes, this article looks at the economic resolutions to disputes using ADR.
12 October 2017 | Features

Case report: Hui v Esposito Holdings

A case report on Hui v Esposito Holdings
4 October 2017 | Features

ECJ Required to Give an Opinion

At the beginning of September, the Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs submitted a request to the Court of the Justice of the European Union (CJEU) to consider the issue of compatibility of the Investment Court System (ICS) and European legislation.
4 October 2017 | Features

Fiji Adopts the UNCITRAL Model Law

In mid-September 2017, the Parliament of the Republic of Fiji enacted the International Arbitration Act 2017, which provides a legislative framework to support the conduct of international arbitration, based on the 1985 UNCITRAL Model Law, with its 2006 amendments.
4 October 2017 | Features

Case Report: Israel Sorin (IZZY) Shohat v Balram Chainrai

Mr Sohat, a businessman residing in Israel regularly introduced Mr Chainrai, a businessman residing in Hong Kong to business ventures in Israel. The initial dispute arose out of a business venture and in May 2011 the parties agreed to convert the legal proceedings initiated before the Israeli courts into arbitration.
31 August 2017 | Features

EU-Japan Partnership Agreement

At the 24th Summit between the EU and Japan held in Brussels on 6 July, leaders of both parties reached two agreements, an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) as well as a Strategic Partnership Agreement.
31 August 2017 | Features