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June 4, 2018

Destroying Documents - What are your thoughts?

As either an arbitrator or mediator, what best practices do you adopt in destroying documents - both hard copy and electronic - that you receive from the parties in the course of your appointment after the matter is closed? How long do you keep the documents and what steps do you take to ensure that the parties' expectations of confidentiality are maintained?

Please provide your thoughts/comments below.

June 9, 2018

Motions in to strike expert witnesses - What are your thoughts?

Are motions in to strike expert witnesses appropriate in arbitration? Why or why not?

Please provide your thoughts/comments below.

June 17, 2018

Motions to Disqualify Counsel - What are your thoughts?

Are motions to disqualify counsel appropriate in arbitration? Why or why not?

Please provide your thoughts/comments below.

June 24, 2018

Split the Baby - What are your thoughts?

While it is a common misperception that arbitrators (at least in commercial matters) "split the baby" in issuing a final award, how prevalent do you think it is that they do so in ruling on information exchange (discovery) disputes?

Please provide your thoughts/comments below.

June 30, 2018

Subpoenas in Arbitration - What are your thoughts?

Many advocates are not as familiar with the legal framework and constraints governing the issuance of subpoenas in arbitration. How have you handled ensuring that advocates are sufficiently versed on this topic? Conducting status conferences where the proper practices are discussed? Pointing counsel to resources where they can educate themselves? Please share your insights.

Please provide your thoughts/comments below.

About June 2018

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