International Mediation

The UN Convention on Mediation in Singapore this month marked mediation’s growing role in settling cross-border trade and political disputes. This series discusses cultural differences in dispute resolution, the role of robots in mediation as well as the sector’s overdue attempt at diversity

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London needs a more diverse pool of mediators to compete with the likes of Singapore

Japanese companies have limited experience of alternative dispute resolution

Algorithms and big data are entering the often shrouded world of alternative dispute resolution

Singapore moves to take advantage of Asian growth as preferences shift away from arbitration

Signatories aim to ease global commerce and promote ‘alternative and effective’ resolution

A commercial mediator makes the case for intervention to tease out an agreement