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Cost-effective nature of ADR appeals to commercial parties

In part one of a two-part series on ADR trends, Toronto lawyer and mediator Eric Gossin   discusses the benefits of resolving commercial conflicts using ... Read more

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Confidentiality in mediation

Confidentiality means different things to different people, Toronto employment law mediators Barry B. Fisher and  Peter Israel tell  AdvocateDaily.com . The ... Read more

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Financial disclosure and the cost of high-conflict divorce

A complex family law dispute — in which the Indigenous ex-partners even contradict each other on whether they cohabitated — could drag through the courts for ... Read more

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Postal dispute mediator faces challenges as rotating strikes spread

The federally appointed mediator in the Canada Post labour dispute faces several challenges , particularly as the busy holiday season approaches and public pressure mounts, ... Read more

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A new twist on resolving employment disputes

Using an expedited process of mediation and arbitration is trimming time and money from the typically drawn-out process of settling disputes between employers and fired employees, ... Read more

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Settlement in lottery dispute highlights benefits of mediation

News that a Nova Scotia woman and her nephew reached an agreement on how they will share a disputed lottery jackpot illustrates the benefits of mediated solutions, Toronto ... Read more

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Evaluative mediation not for the faint of heart

Don’t expect Toronto employment law mediators Barry B. Fisher or  Peter Israel to act as mere messengers between parties at your mediation. ... Read more

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ADR’s full potential yet to be realized: Huberman

The key to success of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is in its flexibility and adaptability to a variety of situations, Toronto litigator and commercial ... Read more

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Israel to share insights on employment law mediation

Toronto employment lawyer and mediator Peter Israel  will share his insights on employment law mediation at the 19 th  annual Employment Law Summit in Toronto. ... Read more

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The riveting conclusion to ‘should mediators work on contingency?’

By Mitchell Rose Welcome to the riveting conclusion of last week’s post, entitled  should mediators work on contingency?  I appreciate the ... Read more

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Children’s interests first: Divorce Act amendments

Proposed changes to the Divorce Act   that aim to make the process less confrontational are a step in the right direction, Toronto family lawyer and mediator Patrick Aulis ... Read more

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Litigation bar ‘slow to understand’ the nature of mediation

It is more important for a mediator to be skilled in the resolution process — where the attributes of patience, understanding, critical thinking and emotional intelligence ... Read more

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NHL, former players enter mediation over concussion claims

Circumstances will likely have to change before former professional hockey players can hope to come to a mediated settlement with the National Hockey League (NHL) over their ... Read more

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Mediation suitable for some, not all family law disputes

One of the reasons more couples are opting to settle disputes through mediation is that it allows them better control over the process, Toronto lawyer and mediator Eric Gossin ... Read more

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Exes benefit from mediation for temporary arrangements: Benmor

Separating or divorcing couples can derive great benefit from working with a mediator to negotiate temporary arrangements before reaching a long-term settlement, says Toronto ... Read more

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A failure to mediate can be costly: Romero

A recent Ontario Superior Court ruling is a cautionary tale that a defendant's refusal to mediate could increase the award, says Toronto arbitrator and mediator ... Read more

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Appeal court unnecessarily complicates law on mitigation: Fisher

Ripple effects are being felt from an Ontario Court of Appeal (OCA) decision that needlessly complicated the calculation of mitigation income, says Toronto employment mediator and ... Read more

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Choice of mediator critical to dispute resolution

By Peter Israel Whether as a result of Ontario’s mandatory mediation program or — as I’d like to believe — the growing appreciation of the ... Read more

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Should mediators work on contingency?

By Mitchell Rose Recently, someone asked me if mediators ever work on contingency. The question took me by surprise. To me, the answer seemed obvious, and so I replied: ... Read more

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Rose to present at OBA Mediation Bootcamp

Toronto mediator and settlement counsel  Mitchell Rose will share his insights and provide practical advice at an upcoming Ontario Bar Association's Mediation ... Read more

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