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CEDR (Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution) Rules for Mediation updated for 2016

CEDR, Europe’s largest independent ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution) organisation, has updated all of its main model mediation documents and rules at a launch event in London. Since CEDR created a Model Mediation Agreement and Procedure in 1990, along with its ADR Contract Clauses, the documents have become some of the most influential and useful developments in the field, with over 200,000 downloads from the CEDR website.

CEDR's free model mediation documents, part of its not for profit mission, have been modernised to reflect the changing of use of mediation, such as the model clauses are updated to clarify that the parties are agreeing to enter into mediation (or other process) in an attempt to settle the dispute, which is stronger wording, meaning that the parties are expected to attend, as opposed to just consider mediation. In producing the rules CEDR used its...

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