The Commercial Bankruptcy Litigation website is publishing an article by Donald L. Swanson, entitled "Proactive Mediation: The Great Innovation of Detroit and Diocese Reorganizations." The article appears on the Commercial Bankruptcy Litigation website at this address: https://www.dailydac.com/commercialbankruptcy/litigation/articles/proactive-mediation-the-great-innovation-of-detroit-and-diocese-reorganizations Follow Don on Twitter by clicking here.
Action Item. In every dispute, we should consider whether mediation and conciliation might be the best approach.
By Donald L. Swanson Bishop George Thomas of Helena, Montana, says in late-February 2016: "A conciliatory approach toward sex-abuse victims helped to minimize the expenses associated with the bankruptcy process." And the expense minimization is huge! The Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena, Montana, files for bankruptcy protection in January of 2014. Prior to filing, the... Continue Reading →