Mediation Rules (2012), the ICC Mediation Rules (2014), the ICSID Rules of Procedure for Conciliation Proceedings (2006), the PCA Optional Conciliation Rules (1996), the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce Mediation Rules…

…issues in mediation. These include posts on the Singapore Mediation Convention, on proposed mediation legislation in Scotland, on whether judges should mediate, on mediation and the public interest in openness…

…because a mediation concluded without a settlement does not mean that the mediation failed. An unsettled mediation can also yield benefits, such as: (i) a better understanding of the dispute…

…investor-State mediation has strengths relative to arbitration, any reform must carefully integrate mediation with existing processes and reform efforts.1)This post builds on: Esmé Shirlow, ‘The Promises and Pitfalls of Investor-State…

…rules and procedural frameworks to support mediation and conciliation, such as the IBA Rules on Investor-State Mediation or the voluntary mediation rules that ICSID is in the process of adopting…

…new definition of mediation, Greg Rooney suggests a new definition of mediation and identifies the variety of approaches to mediation that fit within his proposed definition. Greg then applies the…

…always the case that states necessarily shy away from mediation. For example, the Government of Indonesia, in its submission to the UNCITRAL Working Group III, suggested mandatory mediation after the…

…unequivocally favor mediation alongside or instead of arbitration.   The first signs of a rising tide toward investor-State mediation The mediation of international economic disputes, and investor-State mediation in particular,…

…of developing a broader framework on international mediation, which also includes the recent Singapore Convention on Mediation and the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Mediation. Avenue 2: Institutionalisation under…