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LAW3101 Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution III
Credit Points: 15
An introduction to the theory, practices and processes of negotiation, mediation and alternative dispute resolution in business and administration. This unit will cover the differences between negotiation, mediation and adjudication or arbitration; the role of participants and third parties; and the effect of outcomes reached by mediation and alternative dispute resolution. Students will study selected regulatory requirements in International Arbitration Act 1974, Courts (Mediation and Arbitration) Act 1991, Commercial Arbitration Act 1985 (WA) and relevant International Treaties and instruments concerning commercial disputes.

This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
Business Law Joint Major
DMBLAWBusiness Law Joint Major
MABUSIBusiness Law Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 18/11/2004