Family Agribusiness Dispute Resolved

Steve recently successfully facilitated the resolution of a family agribusiness dispute by mediation. The business is substantial, including many thousands of hectares of land, substantial stock holdings, and production of multiple crops. The dispute involved siblings and also crossed generations of the family. It involved issues of estate planning, succession and orderly separation of assets […]

Not a crisis, but a serious problem for the long haul

From https://www.brookings.edu/testimonies/rising-debt-not-a-crisis-but-a-ser… Testimony by Alice M. Rivlin, Senior Fellow – Economic Studies, Center for Health Policy, before the Joint Economic Committee of the United States Congress on September 8, 2016: …..our national debt is high in relation to the size of our economy and will likely rise faster than the economy can grow over the […]

Dispute-Resolution Activity continues at a high rate

Steve was appointed to adjudicate the following four disputes in October 2015 **adjudication of two payment-claim disputes under the Construction Contracts Act WA, between a contractor and subcontractor on a major public infrastructure building site. The aggregate value of the claims is approximately $2.5m. **adjudication of two payment-claim disputes under the Construction Contracts Act WA, […]