Howard Wise at the ADR Institute of Canada's 2016 Annual National Conference
October 13 - 14, 2016
Thursday, October 13, 2016
9:30 - 10:30 am: Complex Multi-Party Mediations
Speaker: Howard Wise, Partner, Goodmans LLP
This session will deal with the strategies necessary for managing the special challenges presented by complex multi-party commercial mediations, which may involve a dozen or more separate parties. The panel will discuss various logistical issues, the unique psychological dynamics of bargaining in this environment, open or blind bidding, and the use of partial settlement agreements (Mary Carter & Pierringer Agreements).