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  • Introducing the IAC January 22, 2019
    IMI would like to introduce its new Independent Advisory Committee, or IAC. This body, consisting of a small number of experts with diverse backgrounds, is replacing the former Independent Standards Commission, reflecting IMI’s growth and new needs. It will help to ensure IMI’s independence and international viewpoint in the establishment and maintenance of standards inContinue […]
    Laura Skillen
  • Top Mediation Resources for Students January 22, 2019
    Enda is an IMI Certified Mediator and prior member of IMI’s Young Mediator Initiative. The below personal blog post from LinkedIn is republished in its entirety with permission of the author (original here). I regularly deliver training and lectures on mediation for the William J. Clinton Leadership at Queen’s University Belfast and I’m often askedContinue […]
    Enda Young
  • Ask An Expert: Linda Fitz-Alan January 11, 2019
    IMI chats with Linda Fitz-Alan, Registrar and Chief Executive of ADGM Courts in Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates. What is your background? I have more than 30 years’ legal experience spanning across Australia, the US and now the UAE. Prior to Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), I served as CEO and PrincipalContinue […]
    Natasha Mellersh

All past GPC posts are now available on the IMI website.

The Global Pound Conference Series 2016-2017

Initiated by the International Mediation Institute (a not-for-profit organisation), the Global Pound Conference (GPC) Series 2016-17 will facilitate the development of 21st century commercial dispute resolution tools, at domestic, regional and international levels. We invite you to get involved. 
 
Launched in Singapore and finishing in London in 2017, the GPC Series is a not-for-profit global project that will convene all stakeholders in dispute resolution - commercial parties,  chambers of commerce, lawyers, academics, judges, arbitrators, mediators, policy makers, government officials, and others - at conferences around the world. Currently scheduled to take place in 40 cities across 31  countries, t hese conferences will provoke debate on existing tools and techniques, stimulate new ideas and generate actionable data on what corporate and individual dispute resolution users actually need and want, both locally and globally.
 
Be part of the Global Pound Conference Series and help shape the future of dispute resolution.  >>Why should I attend a local event?