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The Ethics of Brokering a Settlement With Fewer than All the Defendants

March 2018

This article addresses a question that arises from time to time, most recently in a complex commercial case in which there were three parties: the Plaintiff, Defendant A, and Defendant B.

ADR Brief

Second Circuit: When is a Failure to Disclose 'Evident Partiality'?

February 2018

In a case that could set guidelines for party arbitrators’ appropriate level of disclosure, the Second U.S. Circuit of Appeals last month heard an appeal of a New York federal court decision in Certain Underwriting Members at Lloyd’s of London v. Ins. Co. of the Americas, Docket No. 17-1137-cv.

International ADR

Lenders’ Trade Group Adopts Optional Arbitration Clause for Model Latin America Documentation

January 2018

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Meet the Editor
Russ Bleemer

Russ Bleemer
Managing Editor

Russ Bleemer is the editor of CPR’s monthly newsletter on business conflict resolution, Alternatives, produced by CPR Institute and Jossey-Bass, a Wiley Brand. Read More

Editorial Board
John J. Bouma
Snell & Wilmer
Phoenix, Arizona  

A. Stephens Clay
Kilpatrick Stockton
Atlanta, Georgia  

Jamie Broder
Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker
Los Angeles, California  

Kathleen A. Byran
Chair, Editorial Board
CPR Institute
New York, New York  

Cathy A. Constantino
Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.
Washington, D.C.  

Robert A. Creo
Master Mediators LLC
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania  

Laura Effel
Larkspur, California  

Lawrence J. Fox
Drinker, Biddle & Reath
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  

Marc Galanter
University of Wisconsin Law School
Madison, Wisconsin  

Whitmore Gray
Fordham University School of Law/University of Michigan Law School
New York  

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