My colleague, Bob Bailey, just passed along the news that our colleague at the University of Missouri, Rafael Gely, just received the David Petersen Award from the National Academy of Arbitrators. Rafael directs our Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution and is a fabulous colleague and leader. Here’s the announcement of the award, which … Continue reading National Academy of Arbitrators Gives Award to Rafael Gely for Arbitration Website
From Brian Quinn: The AALS Section on Transactional Law and Skills is calling for papers for the 2018 AALS Annual Meeting, in San Diego, CA, about Access to the Courts in the Transactional Setting. This call for papers solicits unpublished papers that consider the question of access to the courts in a variety of transactional law and … Continue reading Call for Papers: Access to the Courts in the Transactional Setting
From my colleague, S.I. Strong: Young OGEMID will be hosting its next “virtual symposium” as of March 20, and you may want to sign up (if you are untenured) or pass the information along to your students. This one is interdisciplinary in nature and should be quite interesting. More information shows below on the topic … Continue reading Young OGEMID Virtual Symposium: Alt-Facts and the Post-Truth Society Through an Arbitral Lens
From my colleague, S.I. Strong: Young OGEMID (a listserve for junior specialists in international arbitration) is holding its fourth “virtual” symposium, this time on lateral moves/hires in international arbitration. Virtual symposia are conducted entirely by email, so people can follow the discussion as closely as they want (or not). This format is also very interactive, since listserve members can pose questions directly to the speakers. … Continue reading Virtual Symposium: “Move It! Lateral Hires in International Arbitration”
You may have heard about the lawsuit that Gretchen Carlson filed against Roger Ailes. According to the New York Times: “Roger Ailes, the chairman of Fox News, was accused on Wednesday of forcing out a prominent female anchor after she refused his sexual advances and complained to him about persistent harassment in the newsroom, a … Continue reading Will Gretchen Carlson’s Case Against Roger Ailes Go Through the Courts, Not Arbitration, Because of Sloppy Drafting?
From my colleague, S.I. Strong: I wanted to let you know that Young OGEMID (a listserve for junior specialists in international arbitration) is holding its third “virtual” symposium, this time on evidence in international arbitration. Virtual symposia are conducted entirely by email, so you can follow it as closely as you want (or not), and … Continue reading Virtual Symposium on Evidence in International Arbitration
From my colleague, S.I. Strong: As you may (or may not) already know, a team of researchers recently concluded a study for the European Parliament on arbitration across the European Union and Switzerland. As part of this study the researchers undertook a large-scale survey of arbitration practitioners across Europe, including 871 respondents from every country … Continue reading Request to Participate in a Survey about Arbitration in the Americas
My friend, Lisa Renee Pomerantz, a New York lawyer and neutral, wrote an article on consumer arbitration in ACResolution that you might want to check out. It chronicles a history of efforts to regulate and improve consumer arbitration, leading up to the recent study and proposed rules issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. It … Continue reading Pomerantz and DR Section on Consumer Arbitration