Dispute, Asia, Review

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. Teams up with World-Renowned Dispute Resolution Organizations to promote global access to insights and analysis through Market-Leading Journal on Alternative Dispute Resolution in Asia.

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. today announced Partnership with leading Asian arbitral institutions Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (East Asia Branch), the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators and the Hong Kong Mediation Council on quarterly journal Asian Dispute Review.

HKIAC has evolved, in short order, from a regional institution into one of the most prestigious and respected arbitration institutions in the world and the outstanding quality and depth of ADR’s coverage reflects that transformation,” said David Bartolone, General Manager of the International Group at Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. “Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. is delighted to have the opportunity to partner with a publication and institutions that are best-in-class in a marketplace that has grown tremendously and in which there is an ever-growing focus on arbitration and alternative dispute resolution. We’re pleased to be able to offer our clients access to the great calibre of expertise reported in each addition of ADR.”

The arrangements with Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. will undoubtedly increase readership and enhance the exposure of the Journal,” said Paul Varty, a member of the ADR supervisory editorial board and a Council Member of the HKIAB. “I am particularly looking forward to utilizing the search function to research archived articles on local and regional dispute resolution – a significant move for Asian Dispute Review.”

ADR provides a unique blend of well-edited, high-quality, timely and practical information about a rapidly developing specialty in one of the world’s fastest growing regions. It features recurring sections on arbitration, mediation, in-house counsel focus, case notes, book reviews and news, mostly regarding international arbitration relating to Asia.

ADR’s content emphasizes practicality and ease-of-use and is written in a style easily understood by laypeople. Readership is primarily comprised of lawyers, legal consultants, arbitrators and mediators, academics and people from all trades and professions interested in private dispute resolution. Geographic distribution ranges from Hong Kong and other areas of Asia to Europe and the Americas.

The licensing agreement additionally establishes a relationship between Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. and HKIAC, allowing for potential cooperation with an institution widely regarded as among the finest dispute resolution associations in the world.

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. is already party to an exclusive licensing arrangement with the Asian International Arbitration Journal (AIAJ), the only other publication which produces in-depth coverage of alternative dispute resolution mechanisms in Asia.

With the new ADR agreement, KluwerArbitration – already the leading online service for international commercial arbitration practitioners – will now offer unparalleled resources with respect to Asian alternative dispute resolution. This enhanced coverage will further Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.’ already-growing presence in Asia and cement the status of its product offerings as the market leaders, providing its clients with a breadth and depth of coverage unmatched on the existing marketplace.

Check out ADR on Kluwer Arbitration today.


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