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Internal war at Court of Appeal breeds termination clause uncertainty

Two warring interpretive approaches to employment contracts are driving an inconsistency in the treatment of termination clauses by the Ontario Court of Appeal (OCA), Toronto ... Read more

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Skilled mediators help couples move beyond emotional baggage

Using a mediator to settle divorce issues is often the best way to achieve a positive result for all involved, Toronto family lawyer and mediator Kelly D. Jordan tells ... Read more

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Arbitration helps level the playing field: Romero

Using arbitration to resolve disputes — whether among individuals or nations — is an important way to ensure issues are handled efficiently, fairly and quickly, says ... Read more

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Benefits to hiring an out-of-town mediator: Rose

Toronto mediator and settlement counsel Mitchell Rose regularly travels throughout Southern Ontario to provide cost-effective mediation services, and says there are advantages ... Read more

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Alternatives to family law litigation: Mediation

In the first instalment of a two-part series on litigation alternatives, Toronto family lawyer and mediator Herschel Fogelman discusses mediation. Parties who take a ... Read more

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Tailor ADR clauses to match needs of parties to commercial contracts

In the final instalment of  a two-part  series on ADR trends, Toronto lawyer and mediator Eric Gossin offers guidance on how to craft effective ADR ... Read more

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Family-run companies can be crippled by old conflicts

Personal histories add layers to legal disputes in family-run businesses, Toronto mediator  Bernard Morrow  tells  AdvocateDaily.com . The Globe and Mail ... Read more

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After-hours mediation provides fewer distractions, more flexibility

If mediation is touted as a fast, effective and creative alternative to litigation, it shouldn’t continue to be confined to court hours, Toronto mediator and ... Read more

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Pot law changes prompt dispute resolution service

Toronto litigator and commercial arbitrator  Marvin Huberman has helped launch the Canadian Cannabis Dispute Resolution Centre to advise clients of their rights and ... Read more

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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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