Dr. Martin Svatos, Ph.D. – mediator and arbitrator 

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Recently Published: The EU Mediation Law Handbook

The publishing house Wolters Kluwer recently published the EU Mediation Law Handbook coedited by Martin Svatos, PhD. (together with prof. Nadja Alexander and Sabine Walsh). This unique book offers a highly effective way to analyse the quality and robustness of each of the EU’s twenty-nine national jurisdictions’ legal frameworks relevant to mediation (including legislation, case

On Arbitration Clause Drafting at the Urbino European Law Seminar

From August 21 through September 3, 2017, the 59th edition of the European and Comparative Law Seminar will be hold in Urbino Italy. Dr. Martin Svatos, Ph.D. will be giving a course on drafting of arbitration clauses in the second week of the seminar (from August 28). The Urbino European Law Seminar is taking place

Board Member of Commodity Exchange Arbitration Court

  Dr. Martin Svatoš, Ph.D. has been elected as one of the seven board members of the Arbitration Court of the Czech Moravian Commodity Exchange, while Dr. Vit Horacek has been appointed as the president of said arbitration court. The Arbitration Court of the Czech Moravian Commodity Exchange Kladno  was established on the 1st January 1996

Washington DC: Discussion about UNCITRAL Draft Convention on Enforcement of Conciliated Settlement Agreements

  Please join us for a discussion on the  UNCITRAL Draft Convention on Enforcement of Conciliated Settlement agreements, led by Dr. Martin Svatoš and organised by the Georgetown International Arbitration Society (GIAS).    The UNCITRAL Draft Convention on the Enforcement of Mediated Settlement Agreements: The Dawn of Cross-Border Mediation? Tue, March 7, 2017 6:00 PM –

The Mediator who Planted Trees

Read the latest post by Dr. Martin Svatos at the Kluwer mediation Blog about the seminal book The Man who Planted Trees and its resemblance to mediation activity. Recently, I have become an owner of two hectares of land in protected natural area which I intend to plant with trees. I was inspired to this

First Brno Arbitration Conference

On Friday, February 10, 2017, the Faculty of Law of the Masaryk University in Brno hold the First Brno Arbitration Conference that was followed by the third Arbitration Pre-moot. Dr. Svatoš prof. Bělohlávek, were invited to give a speech on multi-tiered dispute resolution clauses. Po konferenci následoval již tradiční Pre-moot, soutěž studentů v mezinárodní obchodní arbitráži.

Mediator of the Year 2016

Martin Svatos has  been named Mediator of the Year 2016, as the exclusive winner from the Czech Republic by the Wealth and Finance INTL. According to the authors of this evaluation: In an ever increasingly tense world, disputes have never been more common; Wealth and Finance want to acknowledge the difficulties faced and overcome, to achieve dispute resolution.  Our in-house

IBA Annual Conference in Washington DC

From September 19 to  23, 2016, the IBA Annual Conference took place in Washington D.C. Dr. Martin Svatos was invited to share some remarks on the UNCITRAL Draft treaty on Mediated Settlement Agreements Enforcement. Together with prof. S.I. Strong, prof. J. Coben and other ADR experts, he was a member of the The UNCITRAL draft treaty on

Member of the Czech delegation to the UNCITRAL

The meeting of the UNCITRAL Working Group II took place from September 12 to 23, 2016 in Vienna (Austria). Its only item on the schedule was the draft convention on enforcement of mediated settlement agreements. Dr. Martin Svatos, Ph.D. has been appointed as a member of the Delegation of the Czech Republic to the WGII.

Lecture at John Cabot University in Rome

In March 2016, Dr. Svatos had the opportunity to address the students of the  John Cabot University in Rome with his speech on alternative dispute resolution in 21st century. A gloss by experienced lawyer, John Fanti, as well as the discussion with the students took place as a part of the lecture.  The whole event was moderated