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Features

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

The German Federal Tribunal’s decision in Pechstein v ISU

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) was created in 1984 to provide dispute resolution services to the sports world. Murray Rosen QC looks at a recent decision featuring a speed skater's challenge of a CAS decision.
21 June 2016 | Features

Weaknesses in the 2014 IBA Guidelines on Conflicts of Interest in International Arbitration

Sabina Adascalitei, Research Associate and Helen Appiah-Ampofo, DAS Case Officer review the Guidelines in light of their revision in 2014 and call for a common-sense approach.
5 May 2016 | Features

An update on the ADR landscape in Brazil

On 18 March 2016, Brazil’s new Code of Civil Procedure entered into force putting forward provisions in support of arbitral proceedings. The main goal of the new code is to reduce the number of judicial lawsuits.
31 March 2016 | Features

Managing Communication and Negotiation in Mediation

Jane Walmsley MCIArb looks at approaches that mediators can employ to ensure that parties feel heard and understood within an atmosphere and environment conducive to robust and respectful communication.
22 February 2016 | Features

The power of participation and the value of voice

How can we as mediators encourage and enable everyone involved in mediation to participate and have a voice? Jane Gunn FCIArb explains
1 February 2016 | Features