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Trends in ADR and the Role of Financial Experts

January 1, 2017

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania implemented Local Rule 16.2 in 2007, which requires parties involved in nearly all civil actions to agree upon some form of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) during the litigation process. During the 18-month pilot period that tested Local Rule 16.2, the court found that 51% of...   Read More

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Early Damages Assessment in Data-Intensive Commercial Disputes

January 1, 2017

In the initial phases of litigation, the focus is placed on legal strategy: the analysis of the facts, the development of legal theories, and the research of case law. More practically, the legal team must also weigh the potential damages to be defended/recovered against the legal fees and related costs that will be expended. However,...   Read More

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Alternative Dispute Resolution and the Role of the Financial Expert

January 1, 2017

Alternative Dispute Resolution, or ADR, has the potential to provide parties with an effective means of settling disputes without litigation. As the structure of ADR continues to evolve, so does the role of the financial expert within ADR processes. By involving a financial expert at the early stages of a dispute, it may be possible...   Read More

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