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  DECEMBER 2017 Visit

Bernie Mayer conducts workshops for RI in Australia February 2018 Register now for pre- Christmas special prices:
- Sydney >>
Melbourne >>

Jill Goldson runs ‘Working with children intensive’, Auckland March 2018, co-presented by Resolution Institute, AMINZ and NZ Law Society
Register by 20 Dec for super early bird discounted rate >>

Legal Update

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Fury Road does not lead to arbitration: when are arbitration clauses in related contracts enforceable?
Kennedy Miller Mitchell Films Pty Ltd v Warner Bros. Feature Productions Pty Limited [2017] NSWSC 1526 (9 November 2017) >>
Thanks to Karen Ingram (Partner) and Gabrielle Sheehan from Clayton Utz Litigation and Dispute Resolution team, for preparation of the Legal Update.

Determinative DR

The potential for arbitration in Australian family law
Family law specialist, Nichola Di Muzio, observing the limitations of family law court systems, explores an alternative settlement solution >>

One provision to void them all Piper Alderman, Robert Riddell and Daniel Fitzpatrick, discuss the provisions in Section 34 of the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 >>

Involving litigants in civil court case management Dr Bridgette Toy-Cronin discusses whether case management conferences with litigants really has benefits >>

The legitimacy crisis in investment treaty arbitration
Washington College of Law Professor, Susan D. Franck explores the proliferation of bilateral and multi- lateral investment treaties >>

CIETAC supports the solidarity of the Chinese investment treaty disputes
Kingwood Mallesons lawyers, Meg Utterback and Daisy Mallett talk about ‘filling the gap’ between Chinese commercial and investment arbitration rules >>

Facilitative and restorative DR

Listening differently in mediation to really hear what the parties crave Associate professor, Jill Howieson, UWA, discusses research showing that an orientation towards settlement may mean that mediators miss the real desires of parties >>

PODCAST When “Sorry” seems to be the hardest word Judith Rafferty, James Cook University, discusses managing the feeling of being wronged and the process of forgiveness >>

Facilitating environmental debate FairWay Resolution Practitioner, Bill Rainey shares his experiences of facilitating public consultation on environmental issues >>

Restoring autonomy to clients
UK mediator, John Sturrock discusses whether restoring autonomy is the real purpose of a mediator >>

The process of (good) disagreements University of Missouri, Professor John Lande talks about encouraging disagreements to bring alternative perspectives to the surface >>

What in-house counsel seeks in mediators – interviews by Bill Marsh 
Rebecca Clark, now mediator, formerly head of litigation at UK Asset Resolution Ltd >>
Mike McIlwrath, head of litigation for GE Oil & Gas (now BHGE) >>

Have you heard the one about the talking toad? UK mediator, Charlie Woods referencing the novel To be continued… comments on the imaginative potential that mediation offers >>

Jailed Indonesian juveniles deserve compensation Journalist Jewel Topsfield and Karuni Rompies examine the order from Jakarta court to the Australian government to enter mediation >>

Dialogue processes within the workplace Fiona Colquhoun and Andrew Fiddy (CEDR) explore workplace imbalance and the importance of embracing mediation techniques >>

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What's on

Training workshops

Arbitration training >>

Mediation NMAS training >>

Mediation training NZ >>

Mediation 'Refresher' training >>

Mediator assessments >>

CINERGY™ 4-day conflict coaching >>

CINERGY™ 2-day 'Refresher' training >>

CINERGY™ 3-day Advanced workshop >>

Probity Services Accreditation Course >>

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

Other CPD & training

40 Hour Basic Mediation Training >>
with Wayfinders
Santa Ana CA, 9- 27 Jan '18

8hr Advanced Mediation Training >>
with Effective Mediation Consultants
Miami, Broward County FL, 19 Jan '18

Nonviolent Communication Foundation Trainings >>
with the Communication Group
Melbourne, 13-14 Jan '18
Sydney, 20-21 Jan '18

Restorative Justice Facilitator Training >>
with Resolve Center for Dispute Resolution & Restorative Justice
Medford OR, 1- 9 Feb '18

Courses in peacebuilding >>
with Canadian School of Peacebuilding
Winnipeg, Canada, 11-15 & 18-22 Jun '18

Tuscany Mediation Retreat >>
with Margaret Ross, Greg Rooney and Barbara Wilson
Tuscany, 16-23 Jun '18


CLE Paris Global Law Conference >>
Paris, 4-6 January '18

3rd Annual GAR >>
Abu Dhabi, 7 February '18

21st Gulf Engineering Forum >>
Manama, Bahrain, 21-22 February '18

GAR Live Atlanta >>
Atlanta, 6 March '18

GAR Live Construction Disputes >>
Paris, 12 April '18

No More Harm National Conference >>
Melbourne, 12-13 April '18

International Council for Commercial
Arbitration Conference >>

Sydney, 15-18 April '18

Newcastle as a Restorative City Symposium >>
Newcastle, 14-15 June '18

Associations Forum National Conference >>
Gold Coast, 16-17 July '18

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