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The AAAi Podcast Episode #5: ODR.com & Mediate.com CEO Colin Rule author.

The AAAi Podcast Episode #5: ODR.com & Mediate.com CEO Colin Rule

At Future Lawyer USA in Boston, Zach and Bridget talk with Colin Rule on stage in Boston at Future Lawyer...

By Colin Rule, Bridget McCormack, Zach Abramowitz
Arbitration Conversation No. 100: Congressman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott of Virginia author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 100: Congressman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott of Virginia

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation Amy interviews Congressman Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, who has represented Virginia’s third congressional...

By Robert Scott, Amy Schmitz
2023: The Year of OArb author.

2023: The Year of OArb

A common question asked after our presentations on online dispute resolution (ODR) is: “when can we expect the arrival of...

By Amy Schmitz, Colin Rule
Metaverse and Digital Identity author.

Metaverse and Digital Identity

The term metaverse was first coined by Neal Stephenson in his 1992 science fiction novel Snow Crash.  In the novel,...

By Ken Korea
Musings of Metaverse Arbitration author.

Musings of Metaverse Arbitration

What is the internet’s current favorite buzzword? Metaverse. In simple terms, the metaverse is an interactive three-dimensional virtual world. The...

By Brittany Munn, Amy Schmitz
Canada– Court Determines Arbitrator Jurisdiction, Exercising Exception to Competence-Competence  author.

Canada– Court Determines Arbitrator Jurisdiction, Exercising Exception to Competence-Competence 

This article was first published in the Arbitration Matters Blog, here. In Isagenix International LLC v. Harris, 2023 BCCA 96, Justice...

By Joanne Luu
Arbitration Conversation No. 99: Chris Poole, CEO of JAMS author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 99: Chris Poole, CEO of JAMS

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation, Amy interviews Chris Poole Chief Executive Officer of JAMS, the largest provider of...

By Chris Poole, Amy Schmitz
Arbitration Conversation No. 98: Arbitrator Gary Benton author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 98: Arbitrator Gary Benton

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation, Amy interviews Gary Benton, an internationally recognized Arbitrator and Mediator with expertise in...

By Gary L. Benton, Amy Schmitz
Canada– Class Actions: Rules for Referral to Arbitration Should be Followed  author.

Canada– Class Actions: Rules for Referral to Arbitration Should be Followed 

This article was first published in the Arbitration Matters Blog, here. In Vidéotron c. 9238-0831 Québec inc. (Caféier-Boustifo), 2023 QCCA 110,...

By Marie-Claude Martel
Arbitration Conversation No. 96: Allen Waxman, President & CEO of CPR author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 96: Allen Waxman, President & CEO of CPR

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation, Amy interviews Allen Waxman, the President & CEO of the International Institute for...

By Allen Waxman, Amy Schmitz
Arbitration Conversation No. 95: Olof Heggemann, Founder, Eperoto author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 95: Olof Heggemann, Founder, Eperoto

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation, Amy interviews Olof Heggemann, Founder of Eperoto.com. Olof has a professional background in...

By Olof Heggemann, Amy Schmitz
Canada – Procedural Fairness in International Arbitration author.

Canada – Procedural Fairness in International Arbitration

This article was first published in the Arbitration Matters Blog, here. “Out here, due process is a bullet”, said John...

By Myriam Seers
Arbitration Conversation No. 94: Arthur Pearlstein, Director of Arbitration, FMCS author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 94: Arthur Pearlstein, Director of Arbitration, FMCS

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation, Amy interviews Arthur Pearlstein, Director of Arbitration and of the Office of Shared...

By Arthur Pearlstein, Amy Schmitz
Arbitration Conversation No. 93: Prof. Guillermo Jose Garcia Sanchez, Texas A&M School of Law author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 93: Prof. Guillermo Jose Garcia Sanchez, Texas A&M School of Law

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation Amy interviews Prof. Guillermo Jose Garcia Sanchez from the Texas A&M School of...

By Guillermo Jose Garcia Sanchez, Amy Schmitz
Canada – What is Next for Arbitration and Insolvency? (Part I) author.

Canada – What is Next for Arbitration and Insolvency? (Part I)

This article was first published in the Arbitration Matters Blog, here. This past year brought two important decisions about the...

By Eric Morgan, James Plotkin
Arbitration Conversation No. 92: Arbitrator Lisa Munro, Partner at Lerners LLP author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 92: Arbitrator Lisa Munro, Partner at Lerners LLP

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation, Amy interviews Arbitrator Lisa Munro, a partner at Lerners LLP. Lisa brings to...

By Lisa C. Munro, Amy Schmitz
Arbitration Conversation No. 91: Chimdimma Onyedebelu, Operations Manager, International Mediation Institute author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 91: Chimdimma Onyedebelu, Operations Manager, International Mediation Institute

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation, Amy interviews Chimdimma Onyedebelu, Operations Manager of the International Mediation Institute. Chimdimma is...

By Chimdimma Onyedebelu, Amy Schmitz
Canada – Narrow Basis For Excess Jurisdiction Set Aside Challenges Reaffirmed author.

Canada – Narrow Basis For Excess Jurisdiction Set Aside Challenges Reaffirmed

This article was first published in the Arbitration Matters Blog, here. In Mensula Bancorp Inc. v. Halton Condominium Corporation No. 137, 2022...

By Jonathan Eades
Arbitration Conversation No. 90: Arbitrator Richard D. Faulkner author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 90: Arbitrator Richard D. Faulkner

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation Amy interviews Arbitrator Richard D. Faulkner, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators...

By Richard D. Faulkner, Amy Schmitz
Canada – Arbitral Award Enforced despite Russian Sanctions author.

Canada – Arbitral Award Enforced despite Russian Sanctions

This article was first published in the Arbitration Matters Blog, here. In Angophora Holdings Limited v. Ovsyankin, 2022 ABKB 711, Justice Romaine...

By Myriam Seers
Arbitration Conversation No. 89: Prof. Kristen Blankley of the Nebraska College of Law author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 89: Prof. Kristen Blankley of the Nebraska College of Law

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation, Amy interviews Professor Kristen Blankley, who teaches Alternative Dispute Resolution, Advocacy in Mediation,...

By Kristen Blankley, Amy Schmitz
Canada – Foreign Award Enforcement Upheld on Appeal Despite Previous Attornment to Court author.

Canada – Foreign Award Enforcement Upheld on Appeal Despite Previous Attornment to Court

This article was first published in the Arbitration Matters Blog, here. In Wang v. Luo, 2022 ONSC 5544, Justice LeMay, sitting...

By James Plotkin
An Emerging Trend to Replace Direct Testimony with Written Narrative Witness Statements in Commercial Arbitration author.

An Emerging Trend to Replace Direct Testimony with Written Narrative Witness Statements in Commercial Arbitration

A foundational principle of Arbitration is that it based on an agreement between the parties to submit their dispute for...

By Jerome Rock
Arbitration Conversation No. 88: Prof. Steven Shapiro and Dr. Shaheeza Lalani author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 88: Prof. Steven Shapiro and Dr. Shaheeza Lalani

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation Amy interviews Prof. Steven Shapiro and Dr. Shaheeza Lalani. Prof. Shapiro has been...

By Shaheeza Lalani, Steven Shapiro, Amy Schmitz
Canada – Action Brought to Require Payment Ordered in Award author.

Canada – Action Brought to Require Payment Ordered in Award

This article was fist published in the Arbitration Matters Blog, here. In Tomalik v Enthink Inc., 2022 ABCA 302, the Court...

By Lisa C. Munro
Resolving Investor-State Disputes following Russia’s War in Ukraine: Investment Arbitration Will Lead the Way author.

Resolving Investor-State Disputes following Russia’s War in Ukraine: Investment Arbitration Will Lead the Way

Russia’s war against Ukraine affected many people and businesses, leaving a global impact. Foreign countries (States) imposed sanctions affecting the...

By Brittany Munn
Arbitration Conversation No. 87: Prof. Leonardo Oliveira, Lecturer, Royal Holloway, University of London author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 87: Prof. Leonardo Oliveira, Lecturer, Royal Holloway, University of London

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation, Amy interviews Prof. Leonardo Valladares Pacheco de Oliveira, Lecturer in Law at Royal...

By Leonardo de Oliveira, Amy Schmitz
Canada – Arbitration Agreement Invalid due to Unconscionability and no Consideration author.

Canada – Arbitration Agreement Invalid due to Unconscionability and no Consideration

This article was first published on the Arbitration Matters blog, here. In Pokornik v. SkipTheDishes Restaurant Services Inc., 2022 MBKB 178,...

By Cynthia Kuehl
Canada – Interests of Justice Require Closely Linked Disputes to be Arbitrated author.

Canada – Interests of Justice Require Closely Linked Disputes to be Arbitrated

This article was first published on the Arbitration Matters blog, here. In Tessier v 2428-8516 Québec inc., 2002 QCCS 3159, Justice...

By Rachel Howie
Arbitration Conversation No. 85: Oladeji Tiamiyu, Clinical Fellow, HNMCP at Harvard Law School author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 85: Oladeji Tiamiyu, Clinical Fellow, HNMCP at Harvard Law School

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation, Amy interviews Oladeji M. Tiamiyu, Clinical Fellow at the Harvard Negotiation and Mediation...

By Oladeji Tiamiyu, Amy Schmitz

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