The amended AAA Commercial Rules and Mediation Procedures, effective September 1, 2022, represents a two-year endeavor by an internal AAA working group, with contributions from the AAA’s case-management and administrative groups, party surveys, arbitrators, and the Law and Practice and LCC Committees of the AAA-ICDR Council.
The amended rules standardize important longstanding AAA practices—confidentiality, consideration of consolidation/joinder motions, and civility—as well as revise rules to further promote efficiency, reflect advances in technology, and include where appropriate discussions regarding cybersecurity…
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