Dispute resolution http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/28339/all en UK seeing 10,000 complaints on mis-sold insurance per week http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/uk-seeing-10000-complaints-mis-sold-insurance-week <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Britain's financial ombudsman service is receiving up to 10,000 new complaints about mis-sold loan insurance each week, pointing to a further rise in the compensation bill for banks.</p> <p>Banks have already set aside 12 billion pounds ($19 billion) to compensate customers wrongly sold policies meant to protect borrowers who lost jobs or became ill, and industry sources have told Reuters they expect the number to double.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/uk-seeing-10000-complaints-mis-sold-insurance-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dispute resolution Labor Legal professions Mortgage Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 00:46:40 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5740821 at http://www.globalpost.com British banks could have acted earlier on PPI -Ombudsman http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/british-banks-could-have-acted-earlier-ppi-ombudsman <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Ombudsman: lack of trust in banks led to rise in claims firms</p> <p>* Ombudsman: PPI compensation not as great as profit made</p> <p>By Matt Scuffham</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 31 (Reuters) - Britain's banks could have cut the bill for compensating customers mis-sold loan insurance if they had tackled the problem earlier, the head of Britain's Financial Ombudsman Service told Reuters on Thursday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/british-banks-could-have-acted-earlier-ppi-ombudsman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dispute resolution Financial Ombudsman Service Labor Legal professions Thomson Reuters Thu, 31 Jan 2013 17:46:28 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5741991 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 4-Barclays ducks Qatar questions, takes $1.6 bn mis-selling hit http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/update-1-barclays-increases-mis-selling-provisions <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Makes 1 bln stg provision for PPI, interest rate swaps</p> <p>* Signals rival UK banks need to set aside more cash</p> <p>* Says cannot comment on Qatar fundraising investigation</p> <p>* "We are shredding" some behaviours of the past -CEO</p> <p>By Steve Slater and Matt Scuffham</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/update-1-barclays-increases-mis-selling-provisions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Banking in the United Kingdom Barclays Barclays Dispute resolution HSBC Bank Canada Human Interest Payment protection insurance Thomson Reuters Tue, 05 Feb 2013 08:00:18 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5746104 at http://www.globalpost.com Educational TV tied to fewer behavior problems in kids: study http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130218/educational-tv-tied-fewer-behavior-problems-kids-study <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 19 (Reuters) - Upping the educational value of what young children watch on television and choosing to avoid violence-prone programming may help improve their behavior, according to a U.S. study that looked at several hundred preschoolers.</p> <p>It can be hard to encourage families of preschoolers to turn off the television, but there are plenty of high-quality shows that promote learning and positive relationships rather than violence, researchers wrote in Pediatrics.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130218/educational-tv-tied-fewer-behavior-problems-kids-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aggression Dispute resolution Nicholas A. Christakis Social Issues Thomson Reuters Tue, 19 Feb 2013 00:45:52 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5759454 at http://www.globalpost.com INTERVIEW-UK watchdog warns banks' mis-selling pain to last years http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130304/interview-uk-watchdog-warns-banks-mis-selling-pain-last-years <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Ombudsman says getting up to 2,500 PPI cases each day</p> <p>* Ombudsman steps in where banks, customers can't agree (Adds further comments from Chief Ombudsman)</p> <p>By Matt Scuffham</p> <p>LONDON, March 4 (Reuters) - The number of claims against British banks for mis-sold insurance on loans and mortgages has reached "staggering" levels and will take years to pay back, the head of the Financial Ombudsman Service said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130304/interview-uk-watchdog-warns-banks-mis-selling-pain-last-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dispute resolution Law Legal professions Thomson Reuters Mon, 04 Mar 2013 17:00:45 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5772949 at http://www.globalpost.com UK watchdog sees leap in insurance mis-selling cases http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130304/uk-watchdog-sees-leap-insurance-mis-selling-cases <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Matt Scuffham</p> <p>LONDON, March 5 (Reuters) - Britain's Financial Ombudsman Service received nearly two-and-a-half times as many complaints related to mis-sold loan insurance in the second half of 2012 than in the first half, pointing to a further rise in the bill for banks.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130304/uk-watchdog-sees-leap-insurance-mis-selling-cases" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dispute resolution Legal professions Mortgage Thomson Reuters Tue, 05 Mar 2013 00:31:31 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5773379 at http://www.globalpost.com Government approves in principle redistribution of funds for failed train procurement http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130403/government-approves-principle-redistribution-funds-failed-train-procure <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> The Cabinet of Ministers today agreed in principle on redistribution of funding from the European Union's Cohesion Fund for other railroad-related projects now that the new train procurement has obviously failed.</p><P>These projects are yet to be harmonized with the European Commission, and then the government will take a separate decision on each such project, as the Transport Ministry's deputy state secretary, Ilze Aleksandrovica, told reporters after the government's meeting today.</p><P>According to the plan, LVL 78 million from the LVL 100 million available from the EU Cohesion Fund </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130403/government-approves-principle-redistribution-funds-failed-train-procure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dispute resolution Mediation Rail transport in Latvia Technology Asianet Wed, 03 Apr 2013 19:20:12 +0000 Asianet 5801074 at http://www.globalpost.com PV and CAF mediation talks ended without results due to a failure to agree on several provisions http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130403/pv-and-caf-mediation-talks-ended-without-results-due-failure-agree-seve <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> "Pasazieru vilciens" (PV) and "Construcciones y Auxiliares de Ferrocariles S.A." (CAF) mediation talks concluded without a result due to the sides failing to reach a settlement, PV informed "Nozare.lv". PV and CAF did not manage to agree on a contract fully matching train procurement provisions, allowing to absorb the European Union's Cohesion funds and not posing any risks to PV or the state budget.</p><P>The sides achieved the maximum possible, but failed to agree on separate provisions.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130403/pv-and-caf-mediation-talks-ended-without-results-due-failure-agree-seve" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dispute resolution Mediation Passenger Train Asianet Wed, 03 Apr 2013 19:32:46 +0000 Asianet 5801101 at http://www.globalpost.com DOLE averts strike at largest industrial paper manufacturing company http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130405/dole-averts-strike-at-largest-industrial-paper-manufacturing-company <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has averted what could have been debilitating strike at the United Pulp and Paper Company Inc.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130405/dole-averts-strike-at-largest-industrial-paper-manufacturing-company" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Dispute resolution Federation of Free Workers International Trade Union Confederation Labor Law Asianet Fri, 05 Apr 2013 20:46:16 +0000 Asianet 5802989 at http://www.globalpost.com DOLE settles Zest-O Corp. labor dispute in just 6 days http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130406/dole-settles-zest-o-corp-labor-dispute-just-6-days <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> In a matter of six days, the National Conciliation and Mediation Board (NCMB) Regional Branch III effectively facilitated the settlement of labor dispute in Zest-O Corporation in Marilao, Bulacan.</p><P>“I have always said that as long as both parties are open for negotiation, workplace harmony is always possible.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130406/dole-settles-zest-o-corp-labor-dispute-just-6-days" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bulacan Business Dispute resolution Labor Law Mediation Asianet Sat, 06 Apr 2013 13:08:02 +0000 Asianet 5803742 at http://www.globalpost.com Algeria denies mediating between Syrian parties http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130409/algeria-denies-mediating-between-syrian-parties <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> Algeria on Friday denied reports that it is mediating between the Syrian administration and the opposition. The official APS news agency quoted Foreign Ministry spokesman Amar Belani as "categorically" denying "the imaginary information" reported by a local Arabic language newspaper "about a possible mediation role being conducted by Algeria between disputing parties in Syria."</p><P>On Thursday, the local Echorouk newspaper reported that a delegation of five senior Syrian government and army officials arrived in Algeria on a private trip from Russia via Paris.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130409/algeria-denies-mediating-between-syrian-parties" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Dispute resolution Mediation Asianet Tue, 09 Apr 2013 06:16:57 +0000 Asianet 5806218 at http://www.globalpost.com 5-member BIAC delegation off to Cairo http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130409/5-member-biac-delegation-cairo <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> A five-member delegation of the Bangladesh International Arbitration Centre (BIAC) led by its chairman Mahbubur Rahman left here Sunday to attend seminars in Cairo, Egypt.</p><P>They will also visit the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA), interact with the professionals and exchange views in arbitration and mediation practice.</p><P>BIAC’s specific objectives of the tour is to understand the process of Arbitration and Mediation as alternate dispute resolution method and to identify the Arbitration Rules and Procedures required to make an arbitration and</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130409/5-member-biac-delegation-cairo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arbitration BIAC Dispute resolution Law Social Issues Asianet Tue, 09 Apr 2013 12:20:55 +0000 Asianet 5806958 at http://www.globalpost.com Peace-building as a challenge http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130415/peace-building-challenge <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> Peace-building is one of the hardest things to achieve in a country's political life. In countries where everyone expects everything from the political leaders, such as in Turkey, this process becomes even harder to manage.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130415/peace-building-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dispute resolution Human Interest Politics Technology Terrorism Asianet Mon, 15 Apr 2013 21:16:29 +0000 Asianet 5816765 at http://www.globalpost.com Yachting: America's Cup mediation ends with no resolution http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130623/yachting-americas-cup-mediation-ends-no-resolution <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Four days of mediation over America's Cup rule changes -- adopted in May for safety after the death of British sailor Andrew Simpson -- ended Saturday with no final resolution.</p> <p>Bryan Willis, one of two International Jury members acting as mediators, said the teams involved, the American defender and three challengers, agreed on most issues but had issues unresolved when mediation was abandoned.</p> <p>"The four teams agreed on the vast majority of the safety recommendations," Willis said. "It was a useful and positive exercise and ended with only a couple of points unresolved."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130623/yachting-americas-cup-mediation-ends-no-resolution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> America's Cup Dispute resolution Mediation Technology AFP Sun, 23 Jun 2013 04:33:35 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5864795 at http://www.globalpost.com NFL, former players ordered to mediation in concussion lawsuit http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130709/nfl-former-players-ordered-mediation-concussion-lawsuit <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Reuters) - The National Football League and thousands of former football players who have sued the league for allegedly hiding the dangers of brain injury while profiting from the sport's violence have been ordered to try to resolve the case in mediation.</p> <p>U.S. District Judge Anita Brody in Philadelphia federal court, who is overseeing the litigation, on Monday ordered both sides to meet with mediator Layn Phillips, a retired federal judge, in an effort to settle the dispute.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130709/nfl-former-players-ordered-mediation-concussion-lawsuit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dispute resolution Mediation Neurotrauma Thomson Reuters Tue, 09 Jul 2013 12:37:21 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5879202 at http://www.globalpost.com