Challenges to Counsel for Successful Mediation will provide insights on using the mediation process and how to overcome the challenges of getting parties to the table, effectively engaging in settlement discussions and closing the deal. For more information or to register, click here.
SLAW, Canada’s online legal magazine, has started a new dispute resolution column. In his first post, Michael Erdle asks: “Why is Commercial Arbitration So Expensive?” One reason is because lawyers and arbitrators alike treat it too much like litigation. But there are ways everyone can make arbitration more cost-effective.
Read more at http://tinyurl.com/7lhfkfl.
Michael Erdle has been awarded the Chartered Mediator designation by the ADR Institute of Canada. He is also a Chartered Arbitrator. These are the most senior designations offered by the Institute and are recognized across Canada and internationally. They show that a mediator and arbitrator has a high level of training and experience and meets the Institute’s professional and ethical standards.
Practical Resolutions Inc. (PRI) was featured in an article in The Globe and Mail’s Report on Business on the risks of technology lawsuits and the benefits of early dispute resolution.
Michael Erdle spoke about best practices for negotiation and dispute resolution at the MaRS Best Practices series on December 8, 2011.
Watch his “Hot Tips for Startups” video here.
The MaRS Best Practices series provides informative workshops on key topics for running a business for technology and social entrepreneurs. Find out more at the MaRS Discovery District website at http://www.marsdd.com/events/event_series/best-practices/
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