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Compulsory Pre-Litigation Mediation for Commercial Suits – A Boon or a Bane

Introduction

The increased sophistication with which mammoth corporates, mid-segment businesses and even small & gig economy players conduct their businesses today has bred a trusting atmosphere in which entities are willing to accept amicable forms of dispute resolution, such as mediation, instead of turning to traditional litigation. Commercial entities are benefited from this shift since it helps them to maintain a healthy business relationship with their contemporaries even in the face of commercial disputes that may arise in the course of business, without having to compromise on confidentiality or reputation.Continue Reading Compulsory Pre-Litigation Mediation for Commercial Suits – A Boon or a Bane?