The Limits of Mediation

The Limits of Mediation

“Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.”   Arthur Schopenhauer  “To be aware of limitations is already to be beyond them.”   Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel  “The only way of discovering the…

Mediation in the Field of Business and Human Rights

Mediation in the Field of Business and Human Rights

In this article, I describe the mediation of a human rights dispute alleging abusive work conditions and labor practices in a global supply chain. This situation involved several commercial disputes between purchasers, contractors, sub-contractors, and workers from the “informal economy.”…

Multi-Jurisdictional Issues in Online Mediation

Multi-Jurisdictional Issues in Online Mediation

Multi-Jurisdictional Issues in Mediation See Entire Multi-Jurisdictional Report as PDF Document With an increase in remote mediation, many mediators are managing caseloads that have a multi-jurisdictional element (at times, unintentionally). In the past, a mediator and the parties could physically…

Mediation and Lawyers

Mediation and Lawyers

A common question at my initial free consultation with clients is, “Will I need to have a lawyer?” or, “Am I going to have to hire a lawyer?” Clients often have a look of surprise on their face when I…

What Is E-Mediation?

What Is E-Mediation?

What Is E-Mediation? The internet has become an indispensable business resource as more companies rely on online tools. As more businesses shift towards digital environments, it may be time for mediators to do the same. Online mediation, or e-mediation, could…