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January 5, 2018

Practice and Procedure in US Insurance Arbitration

An article by AAA Arbitrator Mark J. Bunim, Esq. published by Thomson Reuters:

Practice and Procedure in US Insurance Arbitration (w-011-5207).pdf

January 6, 2018

Party-Appointed Arbitrators and Selecting the Chair - What are your thoughts?

Do you believe party-appointed arbitrators should consult with the parties who appointed them before proposing names for a chair to the other party-appointed arbitrator?

Please provide your thoughts/comments below.

January 13, 2018

Arbitrator Cancellation Fees - What are your thoughts?

Should arbitrators have cancellation fees? If yes, consider:

(i) What is a reasonable time period for parties to incur the cancellation fee?

(ii) If the parties reach settlement on a matter within the cancellation period and have several weeks of hearings scheduled, should an arbitrator bill for all hearing dates scheduled?

Please provide your thoughts/comments below.

January 20, 2018

Arbitration Provider Assisting with Confirmation of Award - What are your thoughts?

Provided that advance disclosure of this possibility is made to the parties, should an arbitration provider assist or represent the party that has prevailed in an arbitration with obtaining confirmation of the arbitration award, where the provider giving such assistance administered the underlying arbitration?

Please provide your thoughts/comments below.

January 27, 2018

Amendment to IRC Section 162 - What are your thoughts?

Confidentiality agreements have become a renewed focal point of discussions among employment mediators. Will neutrals have a more difficult task resolving sexual harassment/abuse claims under the amendment to IRC Section 162 which now bars tax deductions for operating expenses for settlements subject to nondisclosure agreements?

Please provide your thoughts/comments below.

About January 2018

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