The Variegated Landscape of Mediation

A Comparative Study of Mediation Regulation and Practices in Europe and the World

Edited by: Manon Schonewille, Fred Schonewille

The Variegated Landscape of Mediation is a comprehensive overview of global mediation regulatory frameworks for commercial and civil cases. Additionally, it is a practical summary of the development of mediation and worldwide mediation practices in 60 jurisdictions, with a special emphasis on the European Union. The book allows for a direct comparison, based on standardized benchmarks for each country, and will be helpful for practitioners mediating across borders, academics, and those involved in legislative efforts. The book's contributors, who are each knowledgeable professionals in their jurisdictions, offer a comprehensive and fascinating overview of mediation development in their own country in individual chapters. Combined, these chapters show the captivating breadth and variety of scope of mediation regulations and practices around the world. The Variegated Landscape of Mediation will be viewed as a standard reference book for practitioners and academics alike. It supports comparative academic studies, provides guidelines to professionals mediating across borders, and will assist legal counselors who are supporting clients in international cases. As a valuable reference book for clients, corporate counsel, and lawyers who are planning to mediate abroad, it is also intended as a tool to facilitate and stimulate cross-border mediations. [Subject: Arbitration, Mediation, Comparative Law, EU Law]

Publication Date: 7/4/2014
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9789462361119

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