New Strategic Partnership with TerraLex; CPR European Conference Tomorrow; We Are Hiring!
the CPR
DateBook
May 14, 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.
 
 
TERRALEX NAMES CPR ITS EXCLUSIVE RECOMMENDED ADR SERVICES PROVIDER IN NEW STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP

CPR is proud to announce a collaboration with TerraLex, a major award winning network of quality, independent law firms. Under the terms of the partnership, CPR will be TerraLex’s strategic partner and recommended dispute resolution provider, and TerraLex will endorse and recommend to its 150+ law firms CPR’s award-winning arbitration and mediation rules and suite of dispute resolution services.

TerraLex members will have access to CPR’s panel of Distinguished Neutrals as well as to numerous events and publications and discounts on CPR offerings.
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THE GLOBAL LEGAL POST NOTES CPR/CEDR JOINT INSIGHTS REPORT AND 2019 EUROPEAN CONFERENCE

In an article on the inaugural London International Disputes Week, "LIDW19 ends on a high," The Global Legal Post reported on two CPR items, the first being the joint report recently issued by CPR and CEDR--showing, the article stated, "that whilst negotiation is by far the most popular method for early dispute resolution, arbitration and mediation are often being used proactively to achieve resolution and manage conflict."

The paper also mentioned CPR's collaboration with CPR in staging the 
2019 European Conference on Business Dispute Management taking place on May 15 in London.

You can read the complete story on The Global Legal Post 
HERE.
 
VICE PRESIDENT OF MEMBERSHIP AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Position Overview: The Vice-President of Membership and Business Development will have primary responsibility for growing the organizational membership base and for developing new revenue opportunities. The person in this role will work closely with the CEO and Program Leaders to identify prospective members and market other services offered by the organization.   The position reports to the CEO and will work closely with senior staff, and the Board's Membership Committee, providing strategic guidance and direction.
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PROGRAMS AND PUBLIC POLICY COORDINATOR

Position Overview: Key support, for a legal non-profit located in Murray Hill, Manhattan, will provide a broad range of administrative functions and support in a small (15 person) but dynamic and collegial office with a highly professional and close-knit team. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is smart, well-organized, detail-oriented and will thrive in a fast-paced and results oriented environment. For the right self-motivated individual, this is a great opportunity to learn about the substantive area of alternative dispute resolution, as well as meeting management, public policy research and general office support.
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FOR CPR NEUTRALS:

Module One of the CPR/FTI Cybersecurity Training is
now available on demand, exclusively for CPR Distinguished Neutrals. A password will be mailed to all neutrals shortly, as will instructions on registering for upcoming Module Two.
 
 
 
HELP TO STEER THE FUTURE OF ADR
 
We are now accepting applications for the partial renewal of the Y-ADR Steering Committee. If you are interested in applying to be considered for a position on the Y-ADR Steering Committee, please email a short statement of interest by no later than May 27, 2019, to Chris Silva at csilva@cpradr.org that describes your background and interest in dispute resolution and your ideas as to how to support Y-ADR and further its mission. Please indicate in your short statement, if your company/organization is a Member of CPR. The term of the Y-ADR Steering Committee Members selected this year will start on July 1, 2019, and end on June 30, 2021.
 
 

CPR EVENTS/
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Upcoming CPR events and trainings

UNITED STATES

May 13-17, 2019 - Columbia Law School/Chartered Institute Comprehensive Course on International Arbitration, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, 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.

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

May 21, 2019 - CPR Environmental Committee Meeting: Ash Ponds Webinar, featuring Vivek Chopra of Perkins Coie and Kieran J. Purcell, Environmental Division Director of Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. discussing Ash Pond disputes

NEW: June 5, 2019, 12:30 pm via Teleconference CPR Insurance Committee Meeting. CPR Members only.

June 24, 2019, 12:30 pm -
CPR Arbitration Committee Meeting at Hughes Hubbard & Reed in NY or via dial-in. More information to follow. CPR Members only.

NEW: July 17, 2019, 12:30 pm - CPR Mediation Committee Meeting, at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius in NYC (or via dial-in)The meeting will feature discussion on the issue of confidentiality in mediation. CPR Members only.

NEW: July 24, 2019, 3:30 pm -
Diversity Task Force Diversity in ADR Task Force Meeting at Debevoise & Plimpton in NYC (and via dial-in). Please join members of the CPR Diversity in ADR Task Force in New York for a committee meeting led by Task Force Co-Chairs Hon. Timothy K. Lewis (Ret.) and Hon. Shira A. Scheindlin (Ret.). OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

NEW: July 24, 2019, 5 pm - CPR-National Bar Association Diversity Program at Debevoise & Plimpton. BY INVITATION ONLY. 


INTERNATIONAL

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 sslattery@cpradr.org to receive your discount code.