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Philippine Leader Questions Arbitration Ruling
11/6/2016 10:33:22 AM
Description: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte recently stated he plans to raise a controversial arbitration ruling on the South China Sea with leaders of China. Duterte also vowed he will not surrender to any sovereignty or deviate from the July award given


UK Rail Strike Might Be Ending
8/25/2016 9:16:39 AM
Description: One of the UK’s busiest commuter rail operators, Southern, has been on strike recently and service has been suspended for commuters. There might now be a breakthrough in the dispute. The Rail, Maritime and Transport Union recently said it


Beijing Prepared to Negotiate if Manila Ignores Arbitration Ruling Concerning South China Sea
7/19/2016 11:05:44 AM
Description: China has stated it will negotiate with the Philippines concerning the South China Sea issues if its government is willing to ignore the upcoming arbitration ruling. The dispute escalated when the Philippines brought the case to The Hague’s


Oakland Port Labor Dispute Will Be Test for New Arbitration System
4/18/2016 6:54:38 PM
Description: Formal arbitration begins soon for the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and Pacific Maritime Association concerning an incident that shut down the largest container terminal in Oakland during a single shift. The proceedings will be


Debate over South China Sea Continues
11/21/2015 12:05:42 PM
Description: In mid-November, the Chinese vice foreign minister reiterated the country’s intention to not participate in the proceedings or access the arbitration ruling concerning the South China Sea. China is claiming sovereignty over nearly all of the


Bahamas to be Established as Arbitration Center
10/6/2015 2:22:57 PM
Description:   The Bahamas is in the process of becoming a center for arbitration, hoping to tap into the lucrative market in the country.  The goal is to make The Bahamas the top arbitration center in the region, but first the country needs to


Bocimar Seeks Arbitration Decision in Spat with Emirates Trading Agencies
1/17/2015 12:15:50 PM
Description: A huge dispute between normally quiet dry bulk company Bocimar (part of Compagnie Maritime Belge [CMB]) and Emirates Trading Agencies (ETA) has been brought to the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) with an official filing by Bocimar asking


European Parliament Expresses Concern and Encourages Arbitration in South China Sea Dispute
4/28/2013 3:22:30 PM
Description:   Last month, the European parliament announced its support for an arbitration initiative to resolve the dispute between the Philippines and China regarding entitlement and passage through the West Philippine Sea, otherwise known as the South


Arbitration Overview
4/4/2012 5:23:26 PM
Description: Arbitration Primer ©2012 Judy Larkins of USADR, Inc. Arbitration Overview There are situations that require a binding decision – either from a court - or an arbitrator.   Most people are familiar with a court proceeding,


ADR Arbitration Widely Used in Federal Level of Government
7/4/2011 6:53:16 AM
Description: ADR arbitration simply stands for Alternative Dispute Resolution arbitration.  Contrary to what many Americans know about their own government, the process is widely used in many federal departments, including the Navy and other branches of the