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Arbitral Immunity

Court of Appeal upheld a ruling that an Arbitrator who allegedly failed to make conflict of interest disclosures enjoys absolute arbitral immunity. A California Court of Appeal upheld the trial court’s decision in the case of LA SERENA PROPERTIES et al. … Continue reading

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What is Mediation?

Mediation is “negotiation through an intermediary. ” Two or more parties meet with a neutral third party, who guides the negotiation process.  This neutral party advises and listens to all sides, and helps the parties arrive at a win-win settlement. … Continue reading

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What is Arbitration?

Arbitration is an adjudicative dispute resolution in which a decision maker issues a ruling. In arbitration, disputants do not haggle back and forth to craft a settlement, as they do in a negotiated process such as mediation. Parties are usually … Continue reading

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