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Legal update

One at a time please, we want to avoid duplication!
UDP Holdings Pty Ltd (rec and mgr appted) v Ironshore Corporate Capital Ltd & Anor [2016] VSC 400 >>

Thanks to Karen Ingram (Partner) and Ken Terado from Clayton Utz Litigation and Dispute Resolution team, for preparation of this Legal Update.

Determinative DR

BCSOP: making a payment claim valid
austlii.edu.au: Recent decision of Justice Vickery of the Supreme Court of Victoria in Vinson v Neerim Properties Developments Pty Ltd provides guidance on requirements and shows the risk of injunction where adjudication applications are found to be an abuse of process >>

Recent Federal Court decision awards indemnity costs to applicant
commbarmatters.com.au: Albert Monichino QC explores whether this ruling leaves the door open to adopt a default indemnity costs rule in arbitration related court proceedings >>

Arbitration could relieve busy family courts
smh.com.au: Chief Justice Diana Bryant says some use of arbitration could lift the burden from the family law system >>

UK: Court grants retroactive extension of time
hfsnotes.com: This example is a reminder about the need to clearly and correctly define the parties bringing claims >>

When can emergency arbitrator procedures be applied?
lexology.com: This advisory summarises a guide to whether disputes relating to specific contracts may be subject to these proceedings >>

Survey about publicly disclosing arbitrators' procedural preferences
kluwerarbitrationblog.com: Results indicate the arbitration community is in favour of such a disclosure and that it would increase party satisfaction >>

Multi-tiered DR clauses have their place and their pitfalls
hfsnotes.com: Kantor and Parrott consider reasons for multi-tiered dispute resolution clauses in construction contracts and what is necessary to avoid becoming embroiled in costly procedural battles >>

International Arbitration 2016 guide published
Covers common isues in laws and regulations across 47 jurisdictions >>

Family Law Arbitration Children Scheme launched in the UK
​PODCAST learn.resolution.org.uk: Listen here for information about the new Family Law Children Arbitration Scheme ('the Children Scheme') which takes its place beside the financial arbitration scheme, and offers the chance to resolve disputes about parental responsibility and other children related matters >>

2016 ICCA congress held in Africa
mondaq.com: With a key theme of the intrinsic link between arbitration and the rule of law, the ever-increasing number of arbitrations involving Africa related parties and projects, made Mauritius an appropriate choice for this congress attracting over 800 delegates >>

SIAC launches new arbitration rules
lexology.com: Effective 1 August 2016 this article summarises the key changes >>

Facilitative and restorative DR

NZ government to mediate with midwives
stuff.co.nz: Health ministry agrees to mediation about gender pay discrimination claim >>

Students create visual metaphors for mediation
kluwermediationblog.com: Singapore annual Peacemakers' Conference teaches 13-16 year olds to resolve conflicts amicably >>

Groundwork for mediation increases likely success
kluwermediationblog.com: The conflict resolution continuum of self-help to jury trial requires intermediate steps before embarking on mediation >>

Making mediation safer in high conflict cases
mediate.com: US Professor Kristen Blankley proposes a number of tips to improve the safety of the parties and the practioners >>

How to redress a power imbalance
mediate.com: Read these tips for what mediators can do without compromising neutrality, such as listening for participants' cues >>

For senior caregivers, mediation is often a must
mediate.com: Where communications between siblings has broken down, a mediator can help in facilitating an objective discussion leading to a resolution >>

Restorative Justice conference resources published
euforumjr.org: Presentations from the EFRJ conference 2016 including powerpoint, papers and weblinks >>

Mediation becomes a valuable alternative to costly and lengthy litigation
whoswholegal.com: Over the past year, corporate cost-consciousness and mitigation have been the driving forces behind this development >>

Virtual book club discusses Wheeler's 'Art of Negotiation'
indisputably.org: Is the best alternative to a negotiated agreement (BATNA) being confused with the "most likely" ATNA? >>

What's on

Resolution Institute events

Mediation discussion evening >>
Hobart, 23 August

Elder mediation
Auckland, 24-26 August >>
Wellington, 29-31 August >>

Arbitrators Master Class 2016 >>
Adelaide, 27 August

Adjudication discussion >>
Hawthorn, 31 August

Online Savvy >>
Sydney, 2 September

Conflict literacy >>
Melbourne, 5 September

How to build trust >>
Wellington, 7 September

Mediation in New Zealand >>
Wellington, 8 September

Solution Focused Conflict Resolution >>
Wellington, 19 September

Multiple location events

Probity Services Accreditation Course >> 

Assessing suitability & preparing clients for mediation (1 day skill extender) >>

Mediation 5 day training >>

Mediation 'Refresher' training days >>

Mediator assessments >>

Mediating Workplace Bullying Complaints >>

CINERGY™ 4 day conflict coaching >> 

CINERGY™ 2 day 'Refresher' training >> 

Other CPD & training

Mini PD Workshops: Monday Modules and Thursday Topics >>
with Margaret Halsmith
ONLINE interactive video conference

Managing and understanding high conflict personalities >>
with Law Society of Tasmania
Hobart, 26 August

WEBINAR: Generating discovery for creativity and innovation >>
with International Coach Federation Australasia
26 August

Using Mediation Skills as a Leader >>
with Core
Scotland, 28-31 August

The 'expert' expert witness >>
with Monash University Law School
Melbourne, 30 August

FREE WEBINAR: Mediation with high conflict people >>
with Monash University Law School
31 August 

Mediation Practice Network - Exploration >>
with Australian Dispute Resolution Association
Sydney, 5 September

Engagement Essentials >>
with IAP2
Perth, 7 September

Managing high conflict people in legal disputes >>
with Monash University Law School
Melbourne, 7-9 September

DR Research Forum >>
with the National Mediation Conference
Gold Coast, 15 September

Facilitation One Day Wonder >>
Abbotsford, 21 September

STAR - Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience >>
with Victoria University
Wellington, 27-30 September and 4-7 October

Online Solutions Focus coaching program >>
with Paul Z Jackson, Janine Waldman and Andrew Rixon
Every Tuesday in October

Fellowship Assessment Course >>
with Singapore Institute of Arbitrators
Singapore, 14, 21 & 22,  24 October

The Practice of Commercial Arbitration >>
with the University of Melbourne
Melbourne, 9-15 November

Sent by Resolution Institute,
Sydney - Wellington