In this comparative review we look at the types of collective actions permitted in each jurisdiction and who may bring them. We examine whether they are opt in or opt out and what this means for the efficacy of the procedure.
Mediation is one of the most popular forms of alternative dispute resolution. It is a flexible, confidential and without prejudice consensual process in which parties to a dispute appoint a neutral individual to facilitate negotiations between them, with a view to achieving a settlement.
Covid-19: The impact on commercial contracts in 15 jurisdictions
Due to the global outbreak of Covid-19, many businesses are confronted with serious commercial consequences, such as delays in the delivery of goods and services, and may look for ways to mitigate the impact on contractual performance.