Monthly Archives: July 2016

The three key skills for mediators

Over three decades in private practice and on the bench enables retired judge Howard Matz especially well-qualified to point out the three critical attributes for mediators: Being a good listener. It’s very critical to listen not only to the words being said but to the meaning of what isn’t being said. That’s how you form… Read more »

South China Sea dispute – what next?

Just before UNCLOS issued its July 12, 2016 decision in the Philippines’s case against China about rocks and islands in the South China Sea, FedArb Chairman Abraham D. Sofaer wrote about the ramifications, predicting that China would move “away from nuanced arguments to more rigid adherence to the regime’s position that China is sovereign over… Read more »