Monthly Archives: August 2015

Efficient Arbitration, Part III: Getting Control of Depositions

In the last two articles in this series we noted that one of the main objections to arbitration is its cost.  Some folks are convinced that arbitration is just as expensive as litigation in court.  I have found that not to be true, but encounter that perception frequently.  I had a discussion about that with … Continue reading Efficient Arbitration, Part III: Getting Control of Depositions

Efficient Arbitration, Part II: Getting Control of Electronic Discovery

In the last article on this topic, we identified cost as one of the major complaints about arbitration.  While arbitration is supposed to be faster and cheaper than litigation, the perception often is that it is not.  The culprit, as usual in legal disputes, is discovery.  If we are to maintain – or at this … Continue reading Efficient Arbitration, Part II: Getting Control of Electronic Discovery

Efficient Arbitration, Part I: Getting Control of Document Discovery

Arbitration offers many benefits over litigation in resolving commercial and intellectual property disputes.  The parties have an active role in picking the decision maker. In fact, they are generally given a listing of well-qualified arbitrators who are often experts in their legal field from whom to choose.  The whole system is set up to go … Continue reading Efficient Arbitration, Part I: Getting Control of Document Discovery