• 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.


Recent Blog Posts
  • Another Wrong Arbitration Decision in New Jersey

    F. Peter Phillips on October 19, 2018

    TOPICS: Arbitration

    It's not often that an excellent court simply misconstrues -- or worse ignores -- relevant state statutes and superseding federal law.  But the Superior Court Appellate Division of New Jersey seems to have done so.  We assume that it was trying to protect employees claiming age discrimination.  In fact, it...


  • Two Valued Honors for Business Conflict Management LLC

    F. Peter Phillips on October 17, 2018

    TOPICS: Conflict Resolution

    I am pleased to report that Business Conflict Management has been the subject of two valued instances of recognition. First, I am pleased to advise that I am the honoree of the James B. Boskey Award as “2018 ADR Practitioner of the Year.”  The Dispute Resolution Section  of the New Jersey...


  • Concerns on the New Singapore Convention

    F. Peter Phillips on October 9, 2018

    TOPICS: Courts, International, Mediation

    The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) has announced agreement on a “United Nations Agreement on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation.”  Informally named the “Singapore Convention,” the instrument has been hailed as a long-sought mechanism to give cross-border disputants the confidence that, if they engage in mediation...