Joel is a doctor now, and we talk about how that happened. Then, the only substantive segment is a big one - non-participating parties (and a little bit about non-participating arbitrators): how is the arbitral procedure affected by the fact that one party does not participate [TIME 23:32]? Happy Fun Time is based on a listener tip: humour in arbitration. Can you be funny in arbitration, and should you try [TIME 56:48]?
In the very first episode of The Arbitration Station, we discuss the use of administrative secretaries, tribunal deliberations and - HAPPY FUN TIME TOPIC - the virtues of doing a PhD in international arbitration.