"I read the description of your program and thought it ingenious. More than that, I thought it ought to find a market. I think it works."
Thomas C. Schelling, recipient of the 2005 Nobel Prize in Economic Science, author, inter alia, of The Strategy of Conflict (Cambridge, MA: Harvard Press, 1960) and Arms and Influence (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1966).
"The system holds great promise as a faster and less costly method of dispute resolution."
John J. Curtin, Jr., former President of the American Bar Association, recipient of the 2005 American Lawyer Lifetime Achievement Award.
"Fair Proposals MCV is brilliant in its simplicity."
Arno R. Lodder, Computer/Law Institute of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Director of the Centre for Electronic Dispute Resolution, co-author, inter alia, of Enhanced Dispute Resolution Through the Use of Information Technology (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2010)
Visitors seeking information about the Fair Proposals - MCV System beyond that which is set forth on the System's Home Page may wish to refer to the following resources:
For an in-depth analysis, in PDF format, of how and why the Fair Proposals - MCV System works, with citations to relevant academic authorities, click here.
For a concise overview of how and why the Fair Proposals MCV System works, set forth in a two-page magazine article published by the New York State Bar Association, click here (this article is reprinted with permission from: New York Dispute Resolution Lawyer, Fall 2010, Vol. 3, No. 2, published by the New York State Bar Association, One Elk Street, Albany, NY 12207).
For a good introduction to the general subject of Game Theory, click here (clicking on this link will create a new window displaying a page at an external site).
For an informative online article about the principles underlying the System, followed by an exchange of comments that includes a detailed discussion about how the System works, click here (clicking on this link will create a new window displaying a page at an external site).
Visitors are also invited to visit the informational pages that appear on a more generalized version of the Fair Proposals System ("Fair Proposals - GV," which can be used in a much wider variety of bargaining contexts, including bargaining that does not involve or is not limited to a claim for money – note that some of the sample materials, cost information, and contractual provisions referred to on those pages do not apply to Fair Proposals - MCV). Such pages may be accessed by clicking on the following link:
If you visit the Fair Proposals - GV pages, you will have left the web-pages associated with Fair Proposals - MCV. You can return to the MCV version by using the return button on your browser or by using the link provided on the Home Page of Fair Proposals - GV.
To find out more about Fair Proposals, or to discuss a potential use of the system, give us a call or send us an e-mail at fairproposals [at] fairoutcomes.com.
In addition, a six-part series of video presentations that discuss the principles underlying our various systems (with a detailed description of the Fair Buy-Sell System and the Fair Division System in Part 4, and with a detailed description of the Fair Proposals System in Part 6) can be accessed via our YouTube Channel, which may be reached by clicking here.