Dispute resolution

Signature Resolution Introduces Signature Family Law

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 2:00pm

LOS ANGELES, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Signature Resolution, an alternative dispute resolution firm founded to provide the highest level of service for attorneys and their clients, today announced the debut of Signature Family Law, a new division tailored specifically to the family law community.

Key Points: 
  • LOS ANGELES, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Signature Resolution, an alternative dispute resolution firm founded to provide the highest level of service for attorneys and their clients, today announced the debut of Signature Family Law, a new division tailored specifically to the family law community.
  • Signature Family Law, operating under the Signature Resolution umbrella, provides premium resolution services with the same high standard of service, sophistication, and hospitality for which Signature Resolution is known.
  • Services provided by Signature Family Law include arbitration, mediation, discovery reference, judge pro-tem, parenting plan coordination and education.
  • The distinguished Signature Family Law panel includes:
    "Signature Family Law has recruited the most successful and qualified neutrals available to resolve family law cases privately and efficiently," said Dario Higuchi, managing member of Signature Resolution.

AAA-ICDR® Offers Mediation for COVID-19 Eviction Moratoria Cases

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 1:38pm

More than 200 AAA mediators with the necessary real estate experience are available to resolve these cases, and many of them have agreed to consider cases pro bono or at reduced rates.

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  • More than 200 AAA mediators with the necessary real estate experience are available to resolve these cases, and many of them have agreed to consider cases pro bono or at reduced rates.
  • AAA Mediation.org provides a searchable database of highly skilled mediators with expertise in diverse fields, mediation case-management tools, and online dispute resolution.
  • AAA Mediation.org also offers practice tips and tools, professional development resources, and education and training opportunities.
  • 993 international cases were filed with the ICDR in 2018, which offers parties a roster of over 725 arbitrators and mediators.

CIArb Roebuck Lecture 2020 Delivered by Cherie Blair CBE QC MCIArb

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 12:00pm

The theme of this year's Roebuck Lecture is entitled"Getting ahead of the curve: How arbitration can better meet the needs of parties, people and planet" and will be delivered by Cherie Blair CBE QC MCIArb.

Key Points: 
  • The theme of this year's Roebuck Lecture is entitled"Getting ahead of the curve: How arbitration can better meet the needs of parties, people and planet" and will be delivered by Cherie Blair CBE QC MCIArb.
  • Welcome address and introduction will be delivered by Catherine Dixon, CIArb Director General and closing remarks by Francis Xavier SC C.Arb FCIArb, CIArb President.
  • In memory of Professor Derek Roebuck MCIArb , and in light of the current pandemic, CIArb is extending the online viewing of this year's Roebuck Lecture to the whole alternative dispute resolution (ADR) community worldwide on the night of the event, free of charge.
  • This lecture takes place each summer and is one of the highlights of CIArb's events calendar.

CIArb Roebuck Lecture 2020 Delivered by Cherie Blair CBE QC MCIArb

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 12:00pm

The theme of this year's Roebuck Lecture is entitled"Getting ahead of the curve: How arbitration can better meet the needs of parties, people and planet" and will be delivered by Cherie Blair CBE QC MCIArb.

Key Points: 
  • The theme of this year's Roebuck Lecture is entitled"Getting ahead of the curve: How arbitration can better meet the needs of parties, people and planet" and will be delivered by Cherie Blair CBE QC MCIArb.
  • Welcome address and introduction will be delivered by Catherine Dixon, CIArb Director General and closing remarks by Francis Xavier SC C.Arb FCIArb, CIArb President.
  • In memory of Professor Derek Roebuck MCIArb , and in light of the current pandemic, CIArb is extending the online viewing of this year's Roebuck Lecture to the whole alternative dispute resolution (ADR) community worldwide on the night of the event, free of charge.
  • This lecture takes place each summer and is one of the highlights of CIArb's events calendar.

Tyler Technologies Enables Online Dispute Resolution for Courts from California to Florida

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 2:17pm

Tyler Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: TYL) today announced new agreements and successful go-lives with courts in three states for Tylers Modria online dispute resolution solution.

Key Points: 
  • Tyler Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: TYL) today announced new agreements and successful go-lives with courts in three states for Tylers Modria online dispute resolution solution.
  • If parties cannot solve their dispute online, they still have the option to appear before a judge.
  • Denton County will use Modria for small claims and debt collection cases, similar to the courts in Columbia County and Orange County, Florida.
  • Were excited to see these innovative courts embrace online dispute resolution so they can continue serving their residents without interruption.

Miles Mediation & Arbitration Launches Alternate Court Services

Friday, May 22, 2020 - 1:45am

ATLANTA, May 21, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Miles Mediation & Arbitration announced the official launch of Alternate Court Services , a dispute resolution program designed to address the backlog of civil and domestic cases caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Key Points: 
  • ATLANTA, May 21, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Miles Mediation & Arbitration announced the official launch of Alternate Court Services , a dispute resolution program designed to address the backlog of civil and domestic cases caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Alternate Court Services provides a path to resolution for litigants unable to move forward due to court closures.
  • In addition to entrusting Miles Mediation & Arbitration to mediate cases, clients can move cases along through Alternate Court Services."
  • Alternate Court Services provides a cost-effective and efficient way of resolving cases through arbitration, special master, and mediation, either in-person or through a secure virtual platform.

World Vision: 85 million children in immediate danger from violence due to COVID-19 impacts

Friday, May 15, 2020 - 2:59pm

To avoid these potentially devastating effects, world leaders must urgently revise national policies to put greater priority on programs that end violence against children, warns the aid agency.

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  • To avoid these potentially devastating effects, world leaders must urgently revise national policies to put greater priority on programs that end violence against children, warns the aid agency.
  • "It is vital that world leaders take responsibility for the protection of all children against violence and abuse," says Michael Messenger, President and CEO of World Vision Canada.
  • "We know from bitter experience that crises, including conflict and the spread of deadly diseases, increase violence against the most vulnerable girls and boys.
  • Looking ahead, it's deeply worrying to think about the crushing economic and social impacts of COVID-19, which will put up to 85 million more children in harm's way."

CARESTAR Foundation Grant Supports Public Health Model For Violence Prevention Strategy In California

Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 2:17pm

BERKELEY, Calif., May 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The CARESTAR Foundation has partnered with Prevention Institute to fund a two-year, $150,000 grant to promote a progressive public health model for community safety.

Key Points: 
  • BERKELEY, Calif., May 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The CARESTAR Foundation has partnered with Prevention Institute to fund a two-year, $150,000 grant to promote a progressive public health model for community safety.
  • Prevention Institute is a national non-profit that aligns strategy, policy and networks of organizations to build health, foster equity and prevent injury.
  • The CARESTAR grant is specifically aimed at educating city and county leaders in California about what a public health approach looks like, providing models, examples, and guidance that support effective violence prevention interventions.
  • Prevention Institute has deep roots in the fields of public health and violence prevention.

European Statutory Instruments Committee recommends further debate

Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 1:04pm

The report details one proposed negative instrument laid by the Government, recommending that the Alternative Dispute Resolution for Consumer Disputes (Extension of Time Limits for Legal Proceedings) (Amendment etc.)

Key Points: 
  • The report details one proposed negative instrument laid by the Government, recommending that the Alternative Dispute Resolution for Consumer Disputes (Extension of Time Limits for Legal Proceedings) (Amendment etc.)
  • The Government can reject or accept recommendations made by the Committee, but has to provide a written statement if it chooses to reject the recommendation to make a statutory instrument affirmative.
  • Click here to read more about the role of the Committee.
  • You can find proposed negative instruments, and follow their scrutiny journey, using the Parliamentary statutory instruments tracker .

European Statutory Instruments Committee recommends further debate

Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 1:03pm

The report details one proposed negative instrument laid by the Government, recommending that the Alternative Dispute Resolution for Consumer Disputes (Extension of Time Limits for Legal Proceedings) (Amendment etc.)

Key Points: 
  • The report details one proposed negative instrument laid by the Government, recommending that the Alternative Dispute Resolution for Consumer Disputes (Extension of Time Limits for Legal Proceedings) (Amendment etc.)
  • The Government can reject or accept recommendations made by the Committee, but has to provide a written statement if it chooses to reject the recommendation to make a statutory instrument affirmative.
  • Click here to read more about the role of the Committee.
  • You can find proposed negative instruments, and follow their scrutiny journey, using the Parliamentary statutory instruments tracker .