AAA Handbook on Construction Arbitration and ADR Second Edition

Author: American Arbitration Association
Publisher: Juris Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9781933833514
Release Date: 2010-10-01
Genre: Law

Assembled from Dispute Resolution Journal - the flagship publication of the American Arbitration Association - the chapters in the Handbook have all, where necessary, been revised and updated prior to publication. The book is succinct, comprehensive and a practical introduction to the use of arbitration and ADR, written by leading practitioners and scholars. The Handbook begins with chapters on specific strategies and tools to help manage risks and avoid disputes in the construction field. It discusses ADR as it relates to subcontracting and labor disputes, the use of a neutral architect, the importance of site visits, and the significance of understanding ADR procedures before agreeing to them. The option of using mediation to resolve disputes is explored, including guidelines and tools for successful mediation, the expert’s role in construction mediation, and what works and what doesn’t work in construction disputes. The use of arbitration is also looked at in depth and guidance is provided for both the arbitrator and for the advocate. There is an entire section devoted to partnering (the creation of a working relationship between a building owner and a contractor which further involves subcontractors, design professionals, and other agencies), discussing its benefits and providing useful tips. Lastly, advice is provided for both small and complex construction claims, and the use of Dispute Review Boards (comprising panels of three technically qualified neutral individuals). The chapters were selected from an extensive body of writings and, in the main, represent world-class assessments of arbitration and ADR practice. All the major facets of the field are addressed and provide the reader with comprehensive and accurate information, lucid evaluations, and an indication of future developments. They not only acquaint, but also ground the reader in the field.

AAA Handbook on International Arbitration and ADR Second Edition

Author: American Arbitration Association
Publisher: Juris Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9781933833484
Release Date: 2010-10-01
Genre: Law

Assembled from Dispute Resolution Journal - the flagship publication of the American Arbitration Association - the chapters in the Handbook have all, where necessary, been revised and updated prior to publication. The book is succinct, comprehensive and a practical introduction to the use of arbitration and ADR, written by leading practitioners and scholars. The Handbook contains valuable guidance on international commercial arbitration, including the management of arbitration disputes, how to select an international arbitral institution, an explanation of the effect of international public policy, the duties of arbitrators, the presentation and evaluation of evidence in international arbitration, and how to arbitrate against a state sovereign. The enforcement of international arbitral awards is explored, including interim relief and problems with enforcement, the New York Convention, parallel proceedings, and pivotal decisions such as Chromalloy and TermoRio. International mediation is also examined, including guidelines for selecting the best mediator for an international dispute, the power of mediation to resolve international commercial disputes, and the differences in U.S. and European approaches. Lastly, the section on investment and trade arbitration and mediation explores bilateral investment treaties, examines WTO arbitration procedures, offers advice on saving time and money in cross-border commercial disputes, and provides guidance for U.S. investors to follow in dealing with sovereign states. The chapters in the Handbook were selected from an extensive body of writings and, in the main, represent world-class assessments of arbitration and ADR practice. All the major facets of the field are addressed and provide the reader with comprehensive and accurate information, lucid evaluations, and an indication of future developments. They not only acquaint, but also ground the reader in the field.

AAA Handbook on Mediation Second Edition

Author: American Arbitration Association
Publisher: Juris Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9781933833507
Release Date: 2010-09-01
Genre: Law

Assembled from Dispute Resolution Journal - the flagship publication of the American Arbitration Association - the chapters in the Handbook have all, where necessary, been revised and updated prior to publication. The book is succinct, comprehensive and a practical introduction to the use of arbitration and ADR, written by leading practitioners and scholars. The Handbook begins with a thorough introduction into the practice of mediation and offers advice and strategies in preparing for and conducting successful mediations. It explores the use of mediator evaluations, (i.e. opinions as to the likely outcome or value of legal claims), reframing (i.e. restating or rephrasing statements of conflict), risk analysis, the underlying psychology and bridging of cultural gaps, among many other areas included to assist mediators in achieving the best results. Attorneys are provided with guidance on establishing a mediation practice, preparing clients for mediation, negotiation tactics, and how to answer a client’s questions regarding the process of mediation. It discusses confidentiality and ethics in mediation and also addresses the use of mediation in specific types of disputes, such as business to business matters, construction, medical malpractice, governmental agencies including environmental agencies, and in the workplace. Lastly, it touches on various mediation issues as they arise in the legal system. The chapters were selected from an extensive body of writings and, in the main, represent world-class assessments of arbitration and ADR practice. All the major facets of the field are addressed and provide the reader with comprehensive and accurate information, lucid evaluations, and an indication of future developments. They not only acquaint, but also ground the reader in the field.

Arbitration in Asia 2nd Edition

Author: Michael J. Moser
Publisher: Juris Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9781933833200
Release Date: 2008-09-01
Genre: Law

Asia has witnessed an extraordinary growth in the use of international arbitration in the past two decades. Arbitration in Asia is an ideal reference to guide practitioners and business people in the proper selection of a suitable arbitral seat or jurisdiction in Asia. The book includes substantive chapters reflecting detailed commentary and analysis on 18 Asian jurisdictions from the area's leading arbitration practitioners and experts. The materials in this looseleaf volume provide a practical reference guide and resource tool for the law and practice of international commercial arbitration in Asia.

Professional careers sourcebook

Author: Kathleen M. Savage
Publisher:
ISBN: 0810349019
Release Date: 1990
Genre: Vocational guidance

Provides a comprehensive overview of the literature and professional organizations that aid career planning and related research for 111 careers requiring college degrees or specialized education.

Der Regenmacher

Author: John Grisham
Publisher: Heyne Verlag
ISBN: 9783641110208
Release Date: 2013-03-18
Genre: Fiction

"Grisham weiß einfach, wie es geht. Hochspannung pur!" People Rudy Baylor, ein Jurastudent im letzten Semester, gewinnt seine ersten "Mandanten", ein Ehepaar, dessen Sohn an Leukämie erkrankt ist. Die Krankenversicherung weigert sich, für die wahrscheinlich lebensrettende Therapie zu zahlen. Rudy erkennt bald, daß er es mit einem riesigen Versicherungsskandal zu tun hat. Er nimmt den Kampf gegen eines der mächtigsten, korruptesten und skrupellosesten Unternehmen Amerikas auf...

Dogma

Author: Raymond Khoury
Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH
ISBN: 9783644442115
Release Date: 2011-05-02
Genre: Fiction

Tödliche Jagd nach dem Buch der Bücher Konstantinopel 1203: Kreuzritter belagern die Stadt. In der Nacht gelingt einer Gruppe Tempelritter der Ausbruch durch die feindlichen Linien. Doch sie kommen nicht weit. Istanbul 2010: Ein iranischer Archäologe macht eine ungeheuerliche Entdeckung. Und überlebt es nicht. Wenige Tage später wird eine Frau entführt. Nur einer kann sie retten. Er muss dafür brisante Akten stehlen – aus dem geheimsten Bestand der vatikanischen Archive. Und es beginnt eine tödliche Jagd: von einem Kontinent zum anderen, über Gebirge hinweg, bis tief ins Innere der Erde. Die Fortsetzung des Welt-Bestsellers «Scriptum» «Die ununterbrochene Spannung, der wachsende Berg an Toten und der faszinierende historische Hintergrund werden die Leser in ihrem Bann halten.» (Publishers Weekly) «Eine sehr gut konstruierte Mischung aus historischem Mystery und Actionthriller.» (Booklist)