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When someone thanks someone for something, or advises him against something, or refuses something from him, his action is directed not merely at but to the other. He addresses the other. But is it only actions that exemplify this mode of directedness? This essay argues that it is not.
First paragraph: In relation to international commercial arbitration, the exclusion of arbitration from the scope of application of the new Regulation (EU) No. 1215/2012, of the European Parliament and the Council of 12 December 2012 on Jurisdiction and the Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters (hereinafter the Regulation), in Article 1(2)(d) re-defines the litigation tactics for this popular method of dispute resolution dealing with cross-border disputes, e...
In balancing the public’s right to information and the disputants’ right to privacy, this article highlights the distinctions between rights or entitlements to information under confidentiality and privacy under theUNCITRAL Rules on Transparency 2014, as well as suggesting a cautious approach to be taken to avoid judicialising and politicalising the arbitration process.
First paragraph: The ultimate aim of mediation is to achieve a mutually beneficial solution as “[t]he satisfactory resolution of dispute is a key issue for any society.” However the concerns over disproportionate legal costs, lengthy court process, fairness and adversarial court system has pushed mediation to the forefront of civil justice reform in the West. Mediation has now become a serious contender to civil litigation globally. Consequently, one sees different forms of mediation, ranging...
We refine the interpolation property of classical first-order logic (without identity and without functionsymbols), showing that if G & , & D and G $ D then there is an interpolant c, constructed using onlynon-logical vocabulary common to both members of G and members of D, such that (i) G entails c in thefirst-order version of Kleene's strong three-valued logic, and (ii) c entails D in the first-order version ofPriest's Logic of Paradox. The proof proceeds via a careful analysis of derivatio...
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