• ADR Practitioner of the Year Awarded to F. Peter Phillips

    F. Peter Phillips been awarded the prestigious James B. Boskey Award as the “ADR Practitioner of the Year” by the New Jersey State Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section.

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  • “Infinite” Arbitration Clauses

    F. Peter Phillips on July 9, 2019

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    Prof. David Horton of the University of California, Davis, School of Law has posted a provocative article scheduled to be published by the University of Pennsylvania Law Review. Titled "Infinite Arbitration Clauses," it collects and comments upon purported arbitration "agreements" pursuant to which one party seeks to obligate another...

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  • New Jersey Statute Regulates Settlement Agreements

    F. Peter Phillips on March 21, 2019

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    New Jersey Governor Murphy has signed into law P.L.2019, c.39, which declares unenforceable any "provision in any... settlement agreement which has the purpose or effect of concealing the details relating to a claim of discrimination, retaliation, or harassment." Moreover, the new law provides that every settlement agreement addressing such claims...

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  • World Mediation Forum Part 2: Italy, Poland, China, India, France… and Even Texas!

    F. Peter Phillips on March 9, 2019

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    At the 26th convening of the UIA World Mediation Forum in Zurich on March 5-6, 2019, a panel on whether mediation should be compulsory, among representatives of France, the US, Switzerland, and Italy, wrestled with intriguing philosophical considerations.  Is compulsory court annexed ADR inconsistent with the principle of judicial access? ...

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