Mediation Banca Rotta discusses issues and current events related to bankruptcy mediation.  The word bankruptcy is derived from Italian banca rotta, meaning “broken bench.”  Through this blog, I am inviting you to learn more about bankruptcy mediation, whether you are a mediator/neutral, bankruptcy practitioner or member of the public.  Mediation Banca Rotta includes the following pages: (1) Roll Call: Recent Cases/Pending Matters; (2) The Neutral: Tips for the Mediator; (3) Advocate’s Corner: Tips for the Practitioner; (4) Speaking Engagements; and (5) Quotable.