This webinar is in English.
In commercial mediation, the exchange between parties of strategic information such as interests, options and solutions, is essential in order to reach a settlement.However, parties, advisers and insurance claims professionals encounter a pervasive problem of mistrust, which hampers efficient communication about the key elements in the mediation.
What are the sources of such mistrust in mediation? What are the consequences? How can the mediator avoid mistrust between parties and foster trust?
The Vision of the Cyprus Mediation Association, as it was defined from the day of its establishment and remains unchanged over time, is to contribute to the creation of a peaceful society through the philosophy of Mediation. The main priority of the Association is the dissemination of the philosophy of Mediation through seminars, conferences, information meetings and other activities. Cyprus Mediation Association aims to be an independent and enthusiastic Association, with local and international presence and recognition, that ensures the quality of mediation services, through highly trained professional mediators.
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Willem Meuwissen is an expert negotiator, mediator and litigator in commercial corporate and real estate law, fluent in Dutch, French, English and German. He is a permanent member of the Belgian Federal Mediation Commission and a member of the Flemish Bar Association ADR Commission.
Willem Meuwissen (1956) studied at the Universities of Antwerp and Leuven, where he obtained a LLM Cum Laude. In 1980, he was called to the Bar and trained by the famous maritime attorney Robert Wijffels Esq.
Together with Theo De Beir he founded AGREMENTOR, a law firm specialising in interparty conflict resolution and litigation, with offices in Antwerp and Brussels and working for many clients in Belgium, Europe and worldwide.
He is an expert in international commodity arbitration (RUCIP) and is accredited as a mediator by the Belgian Federal Mediation Commission, bMediation, VOBA (the Flemish Organisation for Mediation and Arbitration) and the Association for International Arbitration.
He is the author of several publications in commercial law and mediation and he teaches negotiation and mediation at the bMediation accredited mediators course, at the AIA European Mediation Training for Practitioners of Justice, at the Belgian Magistrates Training Institute (IGO) and at the Diplomatic Academy of the University of Brussels where he teaches “Internationall Economic Negotiation and Dispute Resolution”.
Willem Meuwissen is regularly appointed as a mediator, by both the courts and private parties in important commercial and labour disputes.