A: Court-annexed mediation is the mediation of matters which a judicial officer has ordered to go to mediation or which are mediated pursuant to a general court direction (eg. a procedural rule which states that parties to a matter make an attempt to settle the matter by way of mediation before the first case management conference). Court-annexed mediation is most often used as...
A: Article 223 of the Treaty of Chaguaramas, which established the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), as well as Article XXIII of the Agreement establishing the Caribbean Court of Justice, both make provision for the encouragement and facilitation by member governments of the use of arbitration and other alternative dispute resolution processes for the settlement of private commercial disputes among Community members.
A: It is always difficult to have the parties in conflict be responsible for the process of conducting their interactions. With so much riding on the success of that meeting, either facilitation or mediation could have been utilized to enhance the chances of a successful outcome.