Surprise medical bills are the scourge of patients.
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When you receive a medical bill you didn't expect – even though you're insured. And it's still happening, even in time of COVID-19.
African arbitrators are needed for African disputes.
Why Africa needs more African arbitrators.
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If Mr Beyonce wins his argument that an arbitration clause should be struck down for lack of diversity, the barn door will be blown off the whole profession.
Arbitration trials don’t always result in equal justice.
The court narrowly ruled that employees who sign arbitration agreements can't bring class action suits over unpaid wages.
Uber and Lyft drivers shouldn’t celebrate just yet.
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The California Supreme Court made it harder to classify workers as independent contractors. But it's not quite the 'game changer' some observers claim it to be.
Justice Dikgang Moseneke presents his final report on the Life Esidimeni arbitration hearings.
Retired South African justice Dikgang Moseneke has made a landmark ruling for damages in the Life Esidimeni matter.
Oprah Winfrey spoke about the women of the #MeToo movement as she accepted a lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes.
At the Golden Globes, Oprah Winfrey assured girls that the harassment scandals of 2017 will eventually lead to a brighter future. But deep workplace issues will have to be addressed first.
Medical mediation has become a buzzword in health departments across the world as an alternative to taking legal action to solve disputes.
Before CETA fully comes into effect, it must be ratified by each EU member state. Greece might have cause to stop it.
Neil Gorsuch signs the constitutional oath after Chief Justice Roberts administered it in a private ceremony on April 10.
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With Neil Gorsuch's appointment to the high court, conservatives regain their 5-4 majority, which will likely benefit employers over workers.
Bilateral investment treaties are stacked in favour of developed countries, the main sources of foreign direct investment.
More developing countries are getting out of bilateral investment treaties that favour investors, seeking a framework that allows host states to regulate investment in line with their public policies.
The heart of the matter. The container port at Long Beach.
Efforts to build a more effective trading regime between Europe and the USA can reasonably be called positive, both for growth and the ease of doing business. Currently, however, negotiations include proposals…
By allowing ISDS clauses in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Australia could be opening the door to more legal challenges from corporations.
The leaking of a key Trans-Pacific Partnership document by Wikileaks this week suggests Australia may side with the US on some key issues including the insertion of an Investor-State Dispute Settlement…
Alternative dispute resolution grew out of a desire to stay out of court.
As satisfying as it may seem to announce that you’ll see your adversary in court, a good lawyer may be duty bound to tell you otherwise. Nowadays, the range of alternatives to litigation are so well developed…
International examples show that quicker access to arbitration could have avoided the drastic action taken by Qantas chief Alan Joyce.
As the Qantas dispute moves into the arbitration phase in Fair Work Australia (FWA), it is timely to consider whether the tests for access to arbitration under the Fair Work Act need refining. Prompted…