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  • Hey Teacher! Leave Those Kids Alone (Because It’s an Arbitrator’s Job)

    Relations take on many different forms, grocery clerks can become customers of the store they work in, a firefighter can move to the city they work in, students can teach in the institutions where they study. What happens when the employment relationship is clouded by an overlapping relationship? Th … Read more »

  • What you need to know about Settlement Privilege

    “What sensible man would attempt settlement if it could be used against him at trial?”1 This post will explore the development and limits of settlement privilege and how settlement privilege interacts with mediation. Settlement privilege, the ability to shield the deal making and the deal,  is essen … Read more »

  • Negotiation Strategies

    Keeping Your Negotiation Strategies Nimble Negotiation Strategies in the real world need to respond to shifting perceptions of what is happening at the negotiating table and what is happening in real life. This nimbleness works best if all the parties to a negotiation exhibit it; however even when t … Read more »

  • Dispute Resolution Impacts of Bill 57

    On November 15, 2018 Doug Ford’s PC Government released Ontario’s Plan for the People. At the same time they introduced Bill 57: Restoring Trust, Transparency and Accountability Act, 2018 in the Legislature. Lots of commentators had plenty to say about the larger changes in this omnibus bill. This i … Read more »

  • What Mediators can Learn from Navy Seals

    The US Navy SEALS are one of the most revered fighting forces in the world. As negotiators, there are few things we can take from professional warriors; as a mediator, there is even less, but the thing even the most devout pacifist can take from these special operators is how to deal with stress. In … Read more »