The Effect of Electronic Mediation Outcomes

This study requires making a distinction between the effects of mediation itself and the effects of the agreement reached by the parties. Although the completion of the mediation does not necessarily imply an agreement, the procedure itself does cause certain positive effects that cannot be ignored. II. Mediation effects Avoidance of conflict escalation and reduction …

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Contratos inteligentes y ejecución privada

La tecnología de Blockchain o cadena de bloques permite la ejecución descentralizada de contratos programables conocidos como contratos inteligentes (smart contracts) sin la necesidad de intermediarios. El artículo de la profesora Riikka Koulu proporciona un análisis introductorio de las implicaciones legales de esta tecnología. La naturaleza híbrida de estos contratos, como acuerdos contractuales y como mecanismos de …

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Decalogue of Good Practices for Electronic Mediation

Quality training must provide mediation professionals with the skills and abilities that reflect the times in which we live. Among other aspects, this means becoming familiar with the electronic environment and with asynchronous communications in real time. For this reason, every effort must be made to ensure that the training received by these professionals meets the criteria of the …

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Legal Framework and Harmonization of ADR/ODR Methods

Quantitative and qualitative benefits are emerging from ADR/ODR methods but the lack of legal and technical interoperability, the uncertainty about the value of the outcomes obtained through these methods, and the proliferation of many heterogeneous and fragmented practices, regulations and rules, especially in cross border disputes, do not contribute to creating an atmosphere of trust. …

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Mediation, Legal framework and Comparative Law

After an initial overview of socioeconomic data in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Latin America, Asia and Europe, and after an analysis of the current regulatory provisions pertaining to the process of mediation, this study proceeds to identify a number of principles and standards that have contributed to the progressive definition of the concept …

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The Culture of Dialogue and Relational Justice as a ‘Third Path’

The administration of justice in Western countries is showing clear signs of severe exhaustion. The underlying causes for such a diagnosis are multiple and heterogeneous.1 This paper sets out to propose a descriptive approach to the various methods of administration of justice known to societies and to the possible causes of the collapse of the judicial system in …

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