Mixed Mode Taskforce

Mixed Mode Task Force Papers presented at the 16th Annual Fordham Conference on International Arbitration and Mediation

The co-chairs of the IMI/CCA/Straus Mixed Mode Task Force presented the results of seven year collaboration efforts within a special side event of the 16th Annual Fordham Conference on International Arbitration and Mediation on Friday, November 19, 2021, as part of the New York Arbitration Week. The Mixed Mode Task Force has prepared practical guidelines …

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Upcoming Event: Mixed Mode Task Force to present at the Annual Fordham Conference on International Arbitration and Mediation

“Key Issues in International Dispute Resolution: 2021” will be addressed at the 16th Annual Fordham Conference on International Arbitration and Mediation on Friday, November 19, 2021, as part of the New York Arbitration Week. The deliberations of the IMI/CCA/Straus Mixed Mode Task Force will be featured as a special side event of the Conference. The …

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Mixed Mode Taskforce: Invitation to Attend Online Public Consultation Sessions on September 13-15, 2021

The Mixed Mode Taskforce is a combined effort by the College of Commercial Arbitrators (CCA), the International Mediation Institute (IMI), and the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine School of Law.  The Taskforce was created almost five years ago and is in the process of finalizing its work product.  It is now seeking input from …

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Considerations for Allowing Communications between Arbitrators and Mediators Appointed to the Same Dispute

The IMI/CCA/Strauss Institute Mixed Mode Taskforce have just published a series of articles on mixed mode dispute resolution in the New York Dispute Resolution Lawyer. These articles are reprinted with permission. The below article was produced by Working Group 7, and authored by Deborah Masucci and Dilyara Nigmatullina. Introduction Working Group 7 (hereinafter “WG7” or …

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The Impact of Enforcement on Dispute Resolution Methodology

The IMI/CCA/Strauss Institute Mixed Mode Taskforce have just published a series of articles on mixed mode dispute resolution in the New York Dispute Resolution Lawyer. These articles are reprinted with permission. The below article was produced by Working Group 6, and authored by Kathleen Paisley and Jane Player. When disputes cannot be avoided and are …

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‘Switching Hats’: Developing International Practice Guidance for Single-Neutral Med-Arb, Arb-Med, and Arb-Med-Arb

The IMI/CCA/Strauss Institute Mixed Mode Taskforce have just published a series of articles on mixed mode dispute resolution in the New York Dispute Resolution Lawyer. These articles are reprinted with permission. The below article was produced by Working Group 5, and authored by Thomas J. Stipanowich and Mordehai (Moti) Mironi. Suppose you are the sole …

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Arbitrator Techniques and their (direct or potential) Effect on Settlement

The IMI/CCA/Strauss Institute Mixed Mode Taskforce have just published a series of articles on mixed mode dispute resolution in the New York Dispute Resolution Lawyer. These articles are reprinted with permission. The below article was produced by Working Group 4, and authored by Edna Sussman and Klaus Peter Berger. Working Group 4 is hopeful that …

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Mediators Using Non-binding Evaluations and Making Settlement Proposals

The IMI/CCA/Strauss Institute Mixed Mode Taskforce have just published a series of articles on mixed mode dispute resolution in the New York Dispute Resolution Lawyer. These articles are reprinted with permission. The below article was produced by Working Group 3, and authored by Véronique Fraser and Kun Fan. Working Group 3 (WG3) of the Task …

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Using a Guiding Mediator to Help the Parties Design Bespoke Dispute Resolution Processes

The IMI/CCA/Strauss Institute Mixed Mode Taskforce have just published a series of articles on mixed mode dispute resolution in the New York Dispute Resolution Lawyer. These articles are reprinted with permission. The below article was produced by Working Group 2, and authored by Laura A Kaster and Jeremy Lack. This article summarizes the work done …

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Building Dispute Resolution Processes into Agreements to Minimize and Manage Potential Conflict during the Commercial Relationship Lifecycle

The IMI/CCA/Strauss Institute Mixed Mode Taskforce have just published a series of articles on mixed mode dispute resolution in the New York Dispute Resolution Lawyer. These articles are reprinted with permission. The below article was produced by Working Group 1, and authored by Kathleen Paisle