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Professor Strong Writes on International Commercial Mediation

Oxford University Press recently published a book chapter by Professor S.I. Strong entitled, “Applying the Lessons of International Commercial Arbitration to International Commercial Mediation:  A Dispute System Design Analysis.”  The chapter, which draws off Professor Strong’s earlier work proposing creation of a new international convention on the enforcement of settlement agreements arising out of mediation (an idea now reflected in the…

Professor Strong Travels to Singapore for Treaty Signing Ceremony

Professor S.I. Strong recently traveled to Singapore to attend the signing ceremony of the new United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Arising From Mediation, more commonly known as the Singapore Convention on Mediation. The convention was triggered by proposals made in Professor Strong’s early article, “Beyond International Commercial Arbitration? The Promise of International Commercial Mediation,” 45 Washington University Journal…

Professor Schmitz Appointed to Liaison Position with United Nations Commission

Professor Amy J. Schmitz has been appointed to serve as the liaison of the ABA Section of International Law to the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) for the term running from August 10, 2018, to August 10, 2019. Professor Schmitz will be the section’s ambassador to UNCITRAL, which includes working groups on various issues of trade and…

Professor Strong Speaks on International Commercial Mediation in Florida

Professor S.I. Strong was invited recently to Orlando to discuss the new UNCITRAL instrument on international commercial mediation at the Florida Bar Association annual meeting.  The convention, which was triggered by Professor Strong’s article, “Beyond International Commercial Arbitration?  The Promise of International Commercial Mediation,” 45 Washington University Journal of Law & Policy 11 (2014), is expected to be finalized later this month at…

Empirical Research at the Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution

Professor S.I. Strong recently published a new article, “Rationality Revisited: A Response to Professor Greenberg,” in 75 Washington & Lee Law Review Online 184 (2017), that discusses empirical work in the area of international commercial dispute resolution.  Professor Strong’s newest publication responds to a review (Elayne E. Greenberg, “Realizing the Gap Between Rationality and Information,” in 74 Washington & Lee Law Review Online 47 (2017))…

Mizzou Law Student, Professor Attend United Nations Meeting as NGOs

Third-year law student Brian Thompson recently joined Professor S.I. Strong at a session of Working Group II (Arbitration and Conciliation) of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) in New York. Thompson and Strong attended the meeting as non-governmental observers (NGOs) affiliated with the American Society of International Law (ASIL). The primary topic under discussion at the Working…