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Latest trend in executive compensation: To include diversity and inclusion or not?

May 27, 2020

Amanda Dernovshek Foster Swift Companies are increasingly tying executive compensation to diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiatives in an effort to increase female and minority representation among the workforce and management. Despite progress in recent ...

State official encourages insurers to be flexible on payment of insurance premiums

May 27, 2020

Kevin Komar Sinas Dramis By now you are probably feeling a little unsecure about short-term finances and about paying for automobile insurance for a car you may not be using. The State of Michigan’s Director of the Department of Insurance and Financial ...

Pros and cons of relying on instinct and intuition in negotiations

May 27, 2020

by Paul F. Monicatti “The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant.” Albert Einstein Numerous publications, recordings, seminars, and courses are devoted to the study of negotiation. Many of them profess to reveal ...

Mediating pro se prisoner civil rights cases: mediator strategy

May 27, 2020

by Earlene Baggett-Hayes It is often said that effective mediators can mediate cases ranging from day-care center disputes to foreign affairs conflicts. Somewhere within that continuum of cases are conflicts brought by prisoners against prisons and other ...

Shrimp Gazpacho

May 27, 2020

Shrimp Gazpacho By Nick Roumel Nacht and Roumel, PC, Ann Arbor As the weather soars near the triple digits, and food cravings hover somewhere between ice cream and beer, there is one local delicacy that satisfies not only the need to cool down that hot body, ...

Alternative Dispute Resolution in a virtual world

May 27, 2020

by Martin Weisman, ADR attorney Technology has been changing everything, and ADR is no different. As someone who has a primary residence in Michigan and a second home in Arizona, I have been struggling with scheduling mediations and arbitrations for the blocks ...