International Mediation

    @ JIMC in Doshisha University

    This is a process to resolve an international dispute through their agreement and where a mediator identifies each party’s interest and assist them to make their own decision. The mediator is a neutral third party and will facilitate an agreement between parties to a dispute, in an informal setting.

    Generally, courts in a member state of Singapore Mediation Convention, such as the US, China or India, are not allowed to accept a petition. For any question or information, you can contact and ask us.

    Especially where you have conflict on intellectual property, such as trademarks or invention, or industrial relationship, mediation can be a good way to resolve as an ADR.

    Advantages / Disadvantages

    Advantages of mediation are following;

    ・ Parties have the autonomy to reach their own agreement.
    ・ The discussions and process, as well as the outcome can be kept confidential.
    ・ Parties are allowed to determine what to do flexibly.
    ・ Mediation enables parties to resolve a dispute quickly and at a lower cost.

    On the contrary, mediation sessions are not a court procedure.

    Difference between Mediation / Arbitration

    Mediation and arbitration are similar in that a neutral third party assists parties to resolve their dispute. However, the key different is who has the authority to make the final decision. A mediator can only facilitate or assist the parties during their mediation sessoin. An arbitrator will assess the issues raised and the arguments presented to make a final decision or judgement.

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International Mediation