News on some of the cases Dr. Kamminga was involved in as mediator:

August 29, 2019: Settlement Reached Over San Francisco’s Notorious Sinking Luxury Tower (The Guardian)

August 28, 2019; ‘Big Numbers’ Settlement Reached in suits over SF’s leaning Millennium Tower (SF Chronicle)

July 30, 2018: Dutch Court declares largest ever European Investor Claim Binding (The D&O Diary)

May 12, 2017: TIAA Settlement Agreement Goes Beyond Monetary Compensation (Plan Sponsor)

August 9, 2016: Barclays bank reaches 100M US Settlement over Libor Rigging Scandal (The Guardian)

March 14, 2016: Ageas to Pay Fortis Shareholders €1.2bn Over Financial Crisis (Financial Times)

February 25, 2016: Vestas Settles Legal Proceedings in Denmark and India concerning former Chief Financial Officer Henrik Nørremark, RRB Energy Limited, and Eco RRB Infra Private Limited (Global Newswire)

May 19, 2014: Anadarko Pays $12.5M to Settle Deepwater Horizon Suit (Law360)

November 19, 2013: Johnson and Johnson in deal to settle hip-implant lawsuits (New York TImes)

August 30, 2013: GlobeOp to pay 10M to settle Madoff Feeder Fund suits (Law360)


Dr. Kamminga’s publications in the areas of mediation, contractual relations and negotiation include the following:


Kamminga, Y.P. (2015). “Using mediation in multi-party disputes or why complex matters still go to litigation.” (p. 963 -976) In: Cecchi Dimeglio P. and Brenneur, B. (Eds). Interdisciplinary Handbook of Dispute Resolution, Brussels: Larcier.

Kamminga, Y.P. & Cecchi Dimeglio, P. (2014). The Changes in Legal Infrastructure: Empirical Analysis of the Status and Dynamics Influencing the Development of Innovative Practice, 38(2) Journal of the Legal Profession, p.191-230.

Kamminga, Y.P. (2013). Mediation in complex multi-party disputes. In: Conciliation et médiation commercial: Domaines d’application et droit compare, Béatrice Blohorn-Brenneur, Harmattan, p. 135-150.

Kamminga, Y.P. (2012). The Netherlands as securities mediation hub? Weinstein Fellow Newsletter, nr. (1) p.14-15.


Contractual relations and contracts

Kamminga, Y.P.  (2015). Rethinking contract design: why incorporating non-legal drivers of contractual behavior in contracts may lead to better results in complex defense systems procurement, 15(2) Journal of Public Procurement, p.208-235.

Kamminga, Y.P. (2014). The Next Level in Contract Design: Incorporating Non-Contractual Mechanisms when Negotiating and Drafting Complex Contracts (August 27, 2014). UC Hastings Research Paper No. 115.

Kamminga, Y.P. (2009). Keeping infrastructure projects on track with effective governance structures. Gouda: PSI Bouw.

Kamminga, Y.P. (2008). Towards effective governance structures for contractual relations: Recommendations from social psychology, economics and law for improving project performance in infrastructure projects, Tilburg: Tilburg University Press, 510 pp.




Kamminga, Y.P. & Cecchi Dimeglio, P. (2012). Value Creation in Water Resource Management: Cooperative rather than Competitive Approaches to Water Management. In: Islam, S. & Susskind, L. and associates, Water diplomacy: Managing the Complexity of Water Networks Through Negotiation, Resources for the Future, Earthscan, Taylor & Francis group.

Kamminga, Y.P. (2011). International multi-party projects: the importance of negotiating process in cross-border contractual relationships, PON series working paper.

Kamminga, Y.P. (2011). Inter-firm negotiations and conflict, Canadian Journal of Arbitration and Mediation (RCAM/CJAM), p. 144-165.

Kamminga, Y.P. (2010). Des Cultures Différentes, Comment Prévenir les Conflits?, SFSP, Actes du colloques Le Rôle de la Négociation entre Partenaires Publics et Privés, p. 18-30.

Kamminga, Y.P. & Berg, van den M.A.M.C. (2006). Optimizing contracting for alliances in infrastructure projects, 23 (1) International Construction Law Review. p. 59-77.