Disputing has been a mediate.com Featured Blog since 2009. We are pleased to share our Mediate.com featured blog posts of 2012:
- Ethical Intelligence in Conflict Engagement
“If I Am Not for Myself, Who Will Be? Ethical Intelligence with Yourself” Dr. Weinstein talks about “Five Rules of Engagement” for dealing with anger using ethical intelligence.
- Nurses Addressing Conflict
The Nurse Together blog has posted a four-part series on conflict in the healthcare setting. The first part looks at the sources and cost of conflict.
- Lowering Malpractice Risk through Disclosure
The University of Michigan Health System implemented a system to respond to patient injuries and medical malpractice claims and has “lowered its average monthly cost rates for liability, patient compensation, reserves, and non-compensation legal costs” as well as reducing “its average monthly rate of new claims from 7.03 to 4.52 claims per 100,000 patient encounters, decreased the average monthly rate of lawsuits from 2.13 to 0.75 per 100,000 patient encounters, and reduced the time between claim reporting and resolution”.
- Nursing Focus on Conflict Engagement
The American Nurse, the official publication of the American Nurses Association, published the article The Art of Engagement: Nurses, ANA work to address conflict.
- What You Need to Know About Dispute Resolution
The American Bar Association (ABA) Guide to Dispute Resolution Processes is designed to educate members of the public about dispute resolution processes commonly used to resolve legal, community, school, public policy and many other types of disputes.
- Arbitration and Mediation Update | October 2012
The following bills relating to alternative dispute resolution were introduced by the 112nd U.S. Congress. The session convened in Washington, D.C. on January 3, 2011 and will end on January 3, 2013. The article is broken into bills that passed and bills that are still pending.
- Mass Procedures as a Form of ‘Regulatory Arbitration’
Commentators and counsel agree that Abaclat v. Argentine Republic is one of the most important investment arbitrations in recent years. Described alternatively as “unprecedented,” a “landmark ruling” and a “quantum leap,” the jurisdictional and dissenting awards were voted the most controversial arbitration decisions of 2011 by experts in the field.
- Fifth Circuit Decides on Arbitrability of Claims
The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed the district court’s ruling confirming an arbitration award.
- Cross-border Agreements into India: The Arbitration Clause
Cross-border agreements into India – the arbitration clause International agreements in most cases will include an arbitration clause, setting out the governing law of the contract and the seat of arbitration. When dealing with an Indian party, this may not entirely prevent litigation before the Indian courts, since judicial intervention in Indian courts could still occur unless specific language excluding the operation of Part 1 of the Indian Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996 (the Act), which contained the provision for appointment of arbitrators, is drafted into the agreement.
- Recent Developments in International Arbitration
Following are this month’s recent developments in international arbitration law published by the International Law Office (free registration is required to view the articles)
Stay tuned for more 2012 Year-End Highlights!