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
As a commercial arbitrator, I am sometimes asked by folks—including many lawyers– whether there really are any advantages to resolving disputes through arbitration. I hear, “is it really any better than litigating in court?”… Read More
In our last Blog entry, the Author wrote of the necessity of arbitrators, lawyers, arbitral institutions — indeed, the entirety of the arbitration profession — to adapt to the new day that has… Read More
It Is Not the Strongest of the Species that Survives But the Most Adaptable: The Case For Online Commercial Arbitration
Variations of the quote “It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change,” are often attributed to … Read More
When I first became a commercial arbitrator, I would have loved to have had easy access to the best arbitrators to learn how they resolved business disputes, in court and in alternative dispute resolution settings. Read More
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