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

Effects of Body Language in Negotiations

Kanika Saran* Introduction Charlie Chaplin was one of the most successful actors and a pioneer of non-verbal communication. He used body language to connect with his audience. During negotiations, a negotiator constantly questions what expressions, gestures or posture to use next, which will result in giving a positive impression to the opposite negotiator. The body … More Effects of Body Language in Negotiations

Relevance of Non-Verbal Communication in Negotiation

Kanika Saran* Introduction While you wait for your interview, a senior partner entered into the meeting room, you rise from the chair and greet her with a smile. She extends a handshake and leads you into her office. You sit down opposite her and open your leather folder, extract your resume along with your written … More Relevance of Non-Verbal Communication in Negotiation

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

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!

Dealing with Power Imbalance and Authoritative Consent in Multiparty Negotiations: A Case Study

Aditi Tripathi* Abstract Negotiations are an effective means of dispute resolution but they lack a proper procedural framework. The author has focussed on various challenges and forms of complexities faced in a multi-party negotiation at different stages along with various techniques that can be used as stimulating factors to overcome the hindrances encountered in multiparty … More Dealing with Power Imbalance and Authoritative Consent in Multiparty Negotiations: A Case Study

Enforceability of Pre-arbitral Agreements to Negotiate

– Kabir Chaturvedi* Abstract An agreement to negotiate is one of the pre-conditions to arbitration included in Multi-Tier Dispute Resolution clauses. If a clause employs imperative diction, pre-conditions to arbitration are to be mandatorily fulfilled before commencement of arbitration. However, in cases of non-fulfillment of agreements to negotiate, courts do not bar commencement of arbitration, … More Enforceability of Pre-arbitral Agreements to Negotiate