Mediate, don’t litigate? Analyzing the effectiveness of mediation in the farm laws dispute

Isha Sheth* Abstract Since the introduction of the ‘Farm Laws’ in September 2020, thousands of farmers have been protesting, mainly in the northern part of the country. The Government and the protesting farmers had failed to reach a consensus during the negotiations and hence the Supreme Court appointed a Committee in January 2021 to hear … More Mediate, don’t litigate? Analyzing the effectiveness of mediation in the farm laws dispute

Dealing with a Workplace Dispute – Before it Starts Affecting the Work

Aanchal Gupta* Abstract When people come together, their experiences, opinions, perceptions and mindsets come together. Every person differs from the other in these regards. A student’s experiences would be different from that of a doctor or from that of a professional athlete’s experiences. These differences lead to disputes. Disputes at a workplace are inevitable as … More Dealing with a Workplace Dispute – Before it Starts Affecting the Work

Registrations Open for 3rd RGNUL Sports and Entertainment Law Mediation Competition, 2021

Open Registrations for the 3rd RGNUL Sports and Entertainment Law Mediation Competition, 2021 [6– 8 March] have started! The registration via pre-invites has closed and teams will now be registered on the basis of the vacant slots available, prior participation in the competition, and prior experience of the team. SPONSORS The Centre for Alternative Dispute … More Registrations Open for 3rd RGNUL Sports and Entertainment Law Mediation Competition, 2021

Settlement of Commercial Disputes by Mediation in India: Need for Formalized Enforcement Mechanism

Prateek Kumar Singh and Shambhavi Shekhar* Abstract Mediation as a dispute resolution mechanism has witnessed tremendous growth in the last two decades.  It can be considered as the most effective means of dispute resolution owing to its convenient combination of features like flexibility, cost-effectiveness, simplicity and amicable resolution. The unprecedented outbreak of COVID-19 and its … More Settlement of Commercial Disputes by Mediation in India: Need for Formalized Enforcement Mechanism

Call for Blogs

Greetings, from CADR, RGNUL! The Editorial Board of the Centre for Alternative Dispute Resolution, RGNUL (CADR-RGNUL) invites blog posts from legal practitioners, academics, research fellows, undergraduate and postgraduate students. ABOUT THE CADR BLOG The CADR Blog is aimed towards integrating insights from the professional and the academic world. To that extent, the Blog publishes articles … More Call for Blogs

CADR Panel Discussion on the Enforcement of Singapore Convention

Dear Readers, 12 September 2020 is upon us and the dispute resolution community looks earnestly to the enforcement of the Singapore Convention. We are excited to present a panel discussion on The Interface Between Arbitration and Mediation vis-à-vis the Singapore Convention. Join us on 12 September 2020 at the following time – 6:30 PM IST … More CADR Panel Discussion on the Enforcement of Singapore Convention

CADR International Webinar Series on Mediation: A Peek into the Post COVID-19 Scenario

Dear Readers, Greetings from CADR, RGNUL! We are pleased to announce the launch of the ‘CADR International Webinar Series on Mediation‘ , whereby we will be hosting sessions involving discussions on the Post COVID-19 scenario for Mediation. We begin with the first discussion on 1st September 2020 on the topic – “Mediation: International Perspective vis-à-vis … More CADR International Webinar Series on Mediation: A Peek into the Post COVID-19 Scenario

Singapore Convention on Mediation: Too Much or Too Little?

– Jotsaroop Singh* Abstract The United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation or the Singapore Convention on Mediation is a landmark convention in the international sphere designed to increase the enforceability of mediation settlement agreements worldwide, a problem faced by such agreements due to the absence of a standardised convention. The Article explores … More Singapore Convention on Mediation: Too Much or Too Little?

July 2020 Issue of the Newsletter now out!

Dear Readers, Greetings from CADR, RGNUL. We hope that you and your loved ones continue to remain well and safe.  The July Issue of the CADR Newsletter is now out. It has been a positive month, despite the continued crisis. ICC’s Arbitration Statistics evince a rise in arbitrations in 2019 as compared to the previous year. Diversity has … More July 2020 Issue of the Newsletter now out!

The Harmonious Blend of Mediation and Mental Health

– Rohan Gulati* Abstract Whilst there has been an upward surge in discussions pertaining to mental health, it plays a critical role in the dispute resolution arena, that essentially remains unaddressed. The harmonious blend of mental health and mediation might seem superficial at a glimpse; however, it might just be the perfect solution to ensure … More The Harmonious Blend of Mediation and Mental Health