Meet CPR's Female Neutrals; Join CPR in Philly April 30; Register Now for 2019 CPR Latin America Conference
As part of its continuing diversity efforts, CPR is pleased to share a new brochure promoting its distinguished female neutrals, created pursuant to a generous grant by Victoria Pynchon.

Download the new Female Neutrals brochure HERE.

Learn more about all of CPR's Distinguished Neutrals, and its various panels, 

the CPR
March 11, 2019

Welcome to the "CPR DateBook," in which we periodically provide you with details on CPR's upcoming events in one place for easier planning purposes. These mailings will also contain helpful tips, highlights and links to breaking CPR news and initiatives, as well as CPR resources you may want to explore or revisit. CPR is always hard at work to provide information and other tools to help you advance your dispute resolution goals. To print the DateBook, first open it in your browser here.

Hosted by:
Pinheiro Neto Advogados
São Paulo - SP  
Tuesday, April 9, 2019

After six successful years of initiatives in Brazil, CPR will be proudly hosting its
2019 CPR Latin America Conference, welcoming all of Latin America and its international business and legal communities.

2:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. – Panel Sessions
7:00 p.m – Networking Reception

Timely and interactive conference panels will include:

  • ADR in Labor and Employment
  • Data Privacy Laws in Brazil and Latin America
  • The Singapore Convention
  • Lessons Learned - from Both Successful and Unsuccessful Selections of Mediators and Arbitrators
For more information, click HERE.
To REGISTER, email Chris Silva at



Upcoming CPR events and trainings


NEW: March 22, 2019 – Olivier P. André, Senior Vice President, International, will be speaking about CPR at Yale Law School.

March 25, 2019 - The (NYSBA’s Committee of the Commercial & Federal Litigation Section, Dispute Resolution Section, Corporate Counsel Section, and Committee on Continuing Legal Education Presents Arbitration 2019 – What Parties and Their Counsel Have a Right to Expect and Arbitrators Should Be Delivering: Arbitration at Its Best. CPR President & CEO, Noah Hanft, and Manager, Dispute Resolution Services, Citlalli Grace will both be presenting.

April 12, 2019 - Olivier P. André, SVP, International, will be speaking at the ABA Dispute Resolution Spring Conference on a panel titled "Diversity and Inclusion in ADR: Are We Doing Enough?" in Minneapolis

NEW: April 16, 2019 - CPR Mediation Committee Meeting, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Washington, D.C. Special guest speaker: Karin L. Kizer, Attorney Advisor, Office of the Legal Advisor, U.S. Department of State.

April 30, 2019, 2 pm -
CPR's Philadelphia Regional Meeting, co-hosted by Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis is now taking place at the beautiful and historical Union Club in Philadelphia, founded in 1862 

NEW: May 3-5, 2019 - CPR Joint training with CIArb at GM’s headquarters in Detroit. More information to follow.

May 7, 2019 - CPR Banking & Financial Services meeting featuring Hon. Robert D. Drain, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District of New York. Lunch will be served, starting at 12:15 pm. Location to be announced.

May 13 -17, 2019 - Columbia Law School/Chartered Institute Comprehensive Course on International Arbitration, Hogan Lovells, New York - A week-long systematic and comprehensive examination of the law and practice of international arbitration.The course features lecture and interactive segments and is designed for arbitrators, advocates, in-house counsel and others interested in international arbitration. NOTE: Early registration discount ends April 12, 2019.

May 20-22, 2019 - Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Accelerated Route to Fellowship (ARF) 


NEW: March 14, 2019 – CPR European Advisory Board is organizing a breakfast roundtable on the future of ADR with senior corporate counsel in Madrid in collaboration with Club Alma Sensai, ArbitralWomen and the Women in Legal World Association. By Invitation Only.

NEW: March 27, 2019 --
An Introduction to CPR, White & Case, S.C., Mexico City. 

March 27, 2019 – Olivier P. André, Senior Vice President, International, will be speaking on cybersecurity in international arbitration at the
Young ICCA & ICC YAF Workshop “Technology in International Arbitration” in Mexico City.

April 4-6, 2019 -
2019 CPR International Mediation Competition, São Paulo, Brazil

NEW: April 9, 2019 -
2019 CPR Latin America Conference, São Paulo – Brazil

May 15, 2019. CPR European Conference hosted by SwissRe in London, UK

*Through CPR's collaboration with CEDR, CPR members and Distinguished Neutrals can receive a 10% discount on CEDR
Mediation Skills and Employment and Workplace Courses. Before registering, contact to receive your discount code.


The 2019 Administered Rules adopt CPR's award winning signature Screened Selection Process as the default mechanism for Arbitrator selection, while providing a host of other options for which the parties may contract. Other key updates include new “Young Lawyer” Rule; provisions for a single arbitrator for cases not exceeding $3 million; enhanced
opportunities for mediation during the arbitration; express procedural guidance on early disposition; and the inclusion of cyber security issues among the issues to be discussed at the initial pre-hearing conference. You can access PDFs of the new rules HERE.