Monthly Archives: August 2016

The Art of Persuasion

One way to define persuasion is the art of getting what you want. However, persuading someone to make a decision in your favor can be a difficult task. Neuromarketing, a field of marketing that essentially wants to get inside the … Continue reading

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The Rise of Binding Arbitration Clauses

If you’ve ever looked closely at your employment, credit card, or rental contracts, you will see an arbitration clause. It will state that any disputes that arise will be resolved by individual arbitration, not through the court system.These arbitration clauses … Continue reading

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Is there such a thing as Mediation Confidentiality?

Confidentiality is the cornerstone of mediation. In previous posts, we have discussed the importance of confidentiality for entertainers and public figures when it comes to disputes. However, mediation confidentiality does not necessarily mean you are immune from the risk of … Continue reading

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Why you should avoid litigating Entertainment Disputes

The entertainment and sports industry has been slowly stepping away from litigation and moving more towards arbitration and mediation. Not only are both of these methods faster, they also spare entertainers the pain of making their personal lives public information. … Continue reading

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Torching the Joint Session?

The City of Angels, Los Angeles, is one of the most mature and sophisticated¬† mediation markets in the country. These days, unfortunately, Los Angeles is also becoming the leader for mediation services provided without joint sessions. Why is this a … Continue reading

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