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12 08, 2016

Neutrals Beware!

By | 2017-05-13T07:42:07+00:00 August 12th, 2016|Court Cases|0 Comments

In the past, I have posted more than one blog about the very fine line between puffing and misrepresentation in the course of negotiations. The audience I had in mind was both the parties and their counsel. ( See aslo, 2014  blog.) A recent appellate decision indicates that my earlier post applies to neutrals as well. [...]

11 03, 2016

“Puffing” and the California State Bar

By | 2017-05-13T07:43:20+00:00 March 11th, 2016|Negotiating, New Articles, Research|0 Comments

In 2006, the American Bar Association issued an ethical opinion- ABA Formal Ethics Op. 06-439 entitled A Lawyer’s Obligation of Truthfulness When Representing a Client in Negotiation: Application to Caucused Negotiation. At issue was whether an attorney has to be as truthful in a caucused mediation as she is obliged to be during a negotiation [...]

11 04, 2014

“Puffing” and the California State Bar

By | 2017-05-13T07:28:27+00:00 April 11th, 2014|Research|Comments Off on “Puffing” and the California State Bar

In 2006, the American Bar Association issued an ethical opinion- ABA Formal Ethics Op. 06-439 entitled A Lawyer's Obligation of Truthfulness When Representing a Client in Negotiation: Application to Caucused Negotiation. At issue was whether an attorney has to be as truthful in a caucused mediation as she is obliged to be during a negotiation [...]