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The Efficient Arbitrator – In the Post-Pandemic Age

Much has been said of efficiency in arbitration, including the need to appropriately balance time and cost efficiency with a process ensuring a fair and just result. The COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in the adoption of new technologies in arbitration, along with new protocols and practices, that merit re-examination of efficiency in arbitration. This article addresses what it takes to be an efficient arbitrator in the post-pandemic era. Read More

Articles by Fellows

Commercial Arbitration Is Alive and Well

Commercial arbitration is flourishing in New York because parties voluntarily agree that arbitration is the preferred method for addressing and resolving disputes that may arise from their contractual relationships. For a wide range of reasons, the freedom of contracting parties to make that choice is a good thing. Read More

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Arbitrating Disputes Involving Blockchains, Smart Contracts, and Smart Legal Contracts

Blockchain-based distributed (shared) ledgers (“Blockchain Ledgers”) provide an immutable, secure, and tamper-evident alternative to conventional transactional modalities,1 one which also yields enhanced accountability, traceability, and transparency. (Published in the AAA Dispute Resolution Journal, October 2020, Vol. 74, No. 4.) Read More

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