Helping Legal team change and enhance their operating models to mitigate RISK of disputes across ALL functions of their organization.

FICM for the General Counsel’s office

A platform for the world’s leading companies to shape a better future. As a membership organization, FICM engages businesses to address industry, regional and systemic issues to the management of disputes. 

FICM for the Corporations of the world

Maximize opportunities and minimize risk of international trade. Protect your business interests + Fix legal uncertainties + Prevent disputes & compliance failures.  

FICM for International Trade

Supporting consumers and employees, and empowering businesses. Our different Ombudsman schemes handle issues with consumers or employees of businesses signed up to use our service.

FICM Ombuds program for companies

Harness the power created by the integration of knowledge, tools, resources, neutrals, experts and innovative dispute management programs. 

FICM for Law Firms and other Dispute Practice Firms

AN INNOVATIVE NEW PROGRAM FOCUSING ON SOLVING DISAGREEMENTS OF A SPECIFIC INDUSTRY DISPUTES.

FICM for Industry Associations and Bodies

Through a range of services, solutions and resources, we help you prevent, manage or resolve issues impacting your business at every stage of your business life cycle and in every business function and transaction. 

FICM for Small Business

FICM for Construction Companies

As the leading independent modern dispute prevention, management and resolution institution, FICM is dedicated to getting the future right.

The evolving Dispute Prevention and Resolution Ecosystem led by FICM network of finest and most credible Dispute Professionals is changing the way disputes are managed and resolved in modern world.

Leading the Change

FICM is leading the change, in the way disputes should be managed,  prevented and resolved in today’s modern world and developing the practice of “Dispute Prevention”.

Building new systems

The FICM ecosystem offers a wide choice of innovative tools, resources, administered procedures and finest “Contract Neutrals” and “Dispute Neutrals” on earth for Preventing and Resolving domestic and international disputes.

FICM GLOBAL DISPUTE ECOSYSTEM

Led by a highly skilled and experienced team of event professionals, FICM Events is the exclusive event management and event planning arm of FICM partners with companies and brands to produce world class events that deliver value.

From the Young & Dynamic ‘Y&D’ to our ‘FICM A-LIST’ members, Home to over 5,000+ finest and most credible dispute professionals from 80+ countries.

The Definitive Guide to an uncertain World of Disputes. FICM MEDIA creates and disseminates ‘Expert-Sourced’ content in over 80+ countries.

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5000+ Members Globally

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50+ Dispute Management Programs

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500+ Contracts under Scheme

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1500+ Corporate Business Members

Services and Solutions

For small business, companies and individuals

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FICM Panels, Rosters and Tribunals

FICM panels, rosters and tribunals are fast becoming the preferred source for the appointment of highly credible and finest dispute professionals on earth. Professionals can join any of these many panels to serve their professional objectives.

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FICM Memberships and Accreditation

FICM offers memberships and accreditation to the aspiring and established dispute professionals to further their practice with relevant tools and resources.

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FICM Ginger Groups

FICM’s industry and subject-specific member groups analyze dispute management challenges, recommend global best practices and publish materials on issues at the forefront of legal dispute prevention and resolution.

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FICM Media

  • Writing and Authorship Support Services
  • Editorial contributions
  • Online Directory
  • Businesses Development, Marketing and Outreach

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The FICM Academy

Training and Certification for today’s dispute professional.

Find out a course or certificate program to enhance your professional skills. The FICM Academy is the converging place for acquiring and disseminating dispute management and resolution skills. The ecosystem also offers opportunities to trainers to sell their courses, promote as a trainer, instructor and faculty.

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FICM Programs and Initiatives

FICM programs and initiatives offer opportunities to professionals to enhance visibility and reputation as a professional with core specialized skills and showcase / offer their services to their prospects.

  • International Commercial Disputes Tribunal 
  • Global Business Compliance Council
  • Integrated Dispute Management Group 
  • Organizational Ombudsman 

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Services and Solutions

For Lawyers and Dispute Professionals

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FICM Arbitration

Dispute resolution through Arbitration should not be costly, time consuming or uncertain. FICM procedural and technology innovations along with Rules and Protocols are shaping up Arbitration for the modern world.

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FICM Mediation

Nothing can beat the outcome of a truly skilled mediation, when it comes to  settlement of disputes between parties. Our preventive protocols and innovative and procedures adopted by highly skilled mediators are game changers in resolution of disputes as we strike over 90% success in all the disputes that are mediated by our Neutrals.

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CONTRACT AND DISPUTE NEUTRALS

Highly regarded, finest dispute resolver, FICM Neutrals are your best choice for the prevention, management and resolution of disputes. You can engage Neutrals at any stage of your transaction, Contract Neutrals for contract review and negotiations, Dispute Neutrals for resolution of disputes.

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FICM Programs, Initiatives and Brands

For Local, International and Cross Border Communities

Dedicated to getting the future right, FICM MEDIA initiative is the definitive guide to an uncertain world of disputes.

As a global, full-service creative media outlet for the business and profession of the dispute management world, FICM MEDIA makes and disseminates ‘Expert-Sourced’ content for the ever-evolving world, full of raw, untapped potential. 

Our editorial network of innovators and thought leaders ignite conversations through insights, latest thinking, storytelling and commentary on what matters to us to find peace and manage disputes.

Across digital, podcasts and live events, we tell stories that affect our audience’s lives.

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FICM CONNECT

IN OUR FAST-PACED DIGITAL WORLD, FICM STAKEHOLDERS AND MEMBERS COUNT ON THE ABILITY TO INTERACT WITH ONE ANOTHER IN A DIGITAL ENVIRONMENT.

In response to this growing need, FICM offers an online community FICM Connect which provides a robust interactive experience for our members.

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FICM PROGRAMS AND INITIATIVES

TAILORED FICM PROCESSES FOR EXTRA TIME AND COST-EFFICIENCY

FICM has developed a number of tailored dispute prevention and resolution schemes for different commercial contracts and settings in almost every industry sector.

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THE FICM ACADEMY

Sell your courses, promote yourself as a trainer, instructor and faculty or find out a course or certificate Program to enhance your professional skills. The FICM Academy is the converging place for acquiring and disseminating skills.

FICM offers NEW WORLD Dispute Resolution training through short courses and certificate programs. Courses that teach how to manage and resolve conflicts, negotiate better deals, including courses on mediation and conciliation.

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FICM EVENTS

As the world witnesses rapid change, FICM EVENTS provide the ultimate platform for industry leaders, dispute professionals and companies to connect and collaborate on the latest thinking of how to prevent disputes and move businesses forward.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Global IP & Technology Disputes Forum #IP2020 |  24, April, Mumbai 

International Construction & Infrastructure Disputes Forum #ICIDF2020, August, New Delhi

Dubai International Dispute Meet #DIDM2021 | 11, February, Dubai

FICM AWARDS

FICM OFFERS A NUMBER OF DIFFERENT AWARDS HONORING EXCELLENCE IN DISPUTE RESOLUTION.

The FICM’s Annual Awards Program honors outstanding practical achievement in the field of dispute resolution. Award categories include Corporate Leadership, Innovation in ADR, Law Firm Award et all.

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FICM GINGER GROUPS

NEW THINKERS AND INNOVATORS – FURTHERING THE CAUSE OF EFFECTIVE DISPUTE MANAGEMENT.

FICM’s industry and subject-specific groups analyze dispute management challenges, recommend global best practices and publish materials on issues at the forefront of legal debate.

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GLOBAL COUNCIL

Thought leaders and innovators

Executive Board / International Mediators / senior advocate

Executive Board / Governing Council / International Mediators

Executive Board / india advisory board / top law

Interested in becoming part of our network? Please let us know

SYSTEMS, SCHEMES, INITIATIVES

FICM for niche focus

If you are in international business, GBCC is the support you require. The must-have membership subscription for businesses operating in international trade.

FICM is regularly contacted in relation to disputes where one party wishes to submit a dispute to mediation, but no mediation agreement exists between the parties, To facilitate submission of such disputes to FICM Mediation, a party may submit a unilateral Request for Mediation to FICM under FICM Mediation Rules. FICM may then assist the parties or, upon request, may appoint an external neutral to provide the required assistance.

ICDT maintains an updated roster of impartial and credible Neutrals in virtually every specialization from over 70 countries around the world. Parties in international transaction prefer ICDT as their institution of choice for prevention and effective resolution of disputes.

Our integrated hybrid approach delivers unmatched results through a blend of legal and non legal domain experts having one vision – early resolution. IDMG offers customized dispute resolution services locally and globally through a combination of industry-specific experience, first-class client service and highly trained panelists.

DISPUTE SYSTEMS AND SERVICES

Choose one of our many award winning dispute resolution offerings that meet your needs.

File for International Arbitration

Arbitration under the FICM-MCN Rules is administered by the Federation of Integrated Conflict Management (FICM), a body independent, continuously developing and managing the WORLD ECOSYSTEM OF DISPUTE MANAGEMENT.

Appoint the finest Arbitrators and dispute resolvers (Not Essentially, only the Popular) for their expertise in the particular industry or dispute and their track record for quick resolutions. (Resolutions not arbitral awards in legal parlance)

Appoint a Neutral

WE SERVE AS APPOINTING AUTHORITY FOR PARTIES IN NEED OF EXPERT NEUTRALS WHO CAN BRING THE QUICK RESOLUTION.

Appoint the finest Arbitrators and dispute resolvers for their expertise in the particular industry or dispute and their track record for quick resolutions. By far we are becoming the largest pool of Neutrals to help resolve disputes in almost any area of Law or any geographic location. From Negotiators to Arbitrators and Complaint Administrators to Ombudsmen, The MCN distinguished Neutrals come from virtually every walk of life, making it the only diverse resource of real expert talent.

File for a Commercial Mediation

Basis MCN Rules, Commercial Mediation is a very flexible means of dispute resolution that is particularly suitable for international and cross-cultural disputes of all sizes and where the parties in dispute hope to preserve, or to renew, their commercial relationships. The modern and adaptable Rules of Commercial Mediation encourage parties to find an amicable solution to their dispute with the assistance of a qualified neutral, either using evaluative mediation (conciliation) or interest-focused mediation.  The FICM Rules of Commercial Mediation suggest ways of combining mediation with arbitration.

Online Dispute Resolution

FICM-MCN offers an integrated online managed system for mediation, arbitration dispute settlement management. Participants in dispute resolution now expect to have the ability to move their resolution forward on any day, at any time. Participants expect to be able to securely upload documents, make proposals, discuss issues and develop settlement documents online.

Request Proposal for Dispute System Design

We design and implement systems for the prevention, de-escalation, control and early resolution of disputes. Our services are offered to large corporations to anticipate, prevent, manage and resolve disputes. FICM-MCN develops creative ADR programs to help solve challenges specific to industry and target groups.

Appoint an Organizational Ombuds

Sign-up with an Ombuds office for your consumer or employee disputes. This service is presently available in India and few other countries. To know more about the Ombuds Office, please contact us at ombudsman@ficm.in

BECOME A MEMBER

Join the FICM Global Dispute Prevention and Resolution Ecosystem.

FOR BUSINESS LEADERS & GC’s

If you are a business having international transactions. To prevent disputes and to facilitate & expedite dispute resolution, by using the FICM Rules and Dispute Resolution Clauses in all your contracts and refer your disputes to the FICM International Arbitration and/or to the MCN Commercial Mediation or MedArbitration

Please contact us to join FREE

FOR THE LEGAL AND ADR PROFESSIONALS

If you are a Arbitrator, Mediator, Conciliator, Negotiator, Lawyer, Law Firm, Counsel with relevant skills, experience etc,

Please fill out the Membership Application Form HERE

FOR OTHER STAKEHOLDERS

If you are anyone who feels that your joining the ecosystem will make the difference, for you or anyone else or the ecosystem itself,

Please contact us with your details HERE

RESOURCES

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FICM HANDBOOK

FICM’s various integrated systems together form world’s first and only inclusive “Global Ecosystem” of Prevention, De-escalation and Resolution of Disputes. The resource of choice is mentioned in the dispute resolution clauses of international cross-border commercial agreements to bring certainty in transactions.

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