Arbitration Conciliation and Mediation, First Edition, LexisNexis

Arbitration Conciliation and Mediation, First Edition, LexisNexis, Vishnu S Warrier Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) refers to any means of settling disputes outside of the courtroom. Arbitration is a method of resolving disputes through an arbitrator, appointed by the parties in a dispute. ADR is a collective term by which the parties to any dispute can...

Fatwas have no legal standing: Supreme Court

Supreme Court of India
Dr. Ravishankar K. Mor, Asst. Prof., Dept. of law, Yeshwant Mahavidyalaya, Wardha VISHWA LOCHAN MADAN Vs UNION OF INDIA & ORS. (W.P. (civil)No. 386/2005) Date of Judgement 07.07.14 OPPORTUNITY LOST Petitioner alleges that all Fatwas  have  the  support  of  All India Muslim Personal Law Board and it is striving for the establishment  of parallel...

A Portrait of Conciliation as Method of ADR: An Analytical Perspective

Pankaj Sevta, Research Associate Art. 1(3) of the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Conciliation 2002 defines Conciliation to mean “a process, whether referred to by the expression conciliation, mediation or an expression of similar import, whereby parties request a third person or persons (‘the Conciliator’) to assist them in their attempt...

An introduction to Arbitration Agreements

Author: Risha Sharma, Research Associate “I realised that the true function of a lawyer was to unite the parties . . .  a large part of my time during the 20 years of my practice as a lawyer was occupied in bringing about private compromise of hundreds of cases. I lost nothing thereby – not even money, certainly not my soul. ” – Mahatma Gandhi Arbitration...