2019 CPR International Mediation Competition

When:
April 4 - 6, 2019
Where:

São Paulo, Brazil

2019 CPR INTERNATIONAL MEDIATION COMPETITION

April 4 – 6, 2019 | São Paulo, Brazil

HOSTED BY:

 CENTER FOR ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION OF THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BRAZIL-CANADA (CAM - CCBC)

 cam-ccbc

After the success of the previous editions, CPR is delighted to announce the 2019 CPR International Mediation Competition, which will take place for two days on April 5 – 6, 2019, in São Paulo, Brazil. The competition will be hosted by CAM-CCBC and will be preceded by a training for students, taking place on April 4, 2019.

As the only international mediation competition held in Latin America, the CPR International Mediation Competition is a unique opportunity for students to learn and practice mediation and negotiation skills through the role-playing of a mediation problem drafted by experienced mediators and practitioners. The competition convenes students and distinguished ADR professionals from around the globe providing exceptional network opportunities.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN: HERE 

PRE-REGISTRATION DEADLINE is NOVEMBER 25, 2018.

Team Registration:

  • Required information for pre-registration: primary contact and basic information
  • After pre-registering you will receive more information about the selection process and official registration to the competition
  • Only one team is allowed per university.
  • Teams may be composed of students from two different universities if one of the universities does not offer a Law degree in its curriculum.
  • Each team may have a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 6 members
  • Law students, as well as business students and students from other fields, are welcome to participate
  • Competitors will act as mediators, counsel and clients. Each team must have a law student to act as counsel
  • Each Competing Team may have a maximum of one Coach
  • Teams selected will be required to pay a USD $200 non-refundable registration fee to complete the registration process. Teams will also have to cover their expenses to participate in the competition

Ground Rules:

  • Competition conducted in English
  • Each team will be required to submit a Written Statement before the oral rounds which will be factored in the Negotiation team’s total score
  • The Competition will be structured around General Rounds, in which all Competing Teams will participate, Quarter-Finals, Semi-Finals, and Final Rounds
  • Each team competes for a Mediation Prize and a Negotiation Prize, as well as Best Client, Counsel, Written Statement and Best Teamwork.

The Problem:

  • The Problem is developed by a team of highly-regarded mediators and practitioners, and involves an international business dispute.
  • The Problem and confidential information for the purposes of submitting the Written Statement will be released in January 2019.
  • Confidential information applicable to each oral round will be released at least 1 hour before each round

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2019 International Mediation Competition Co-Chairs:

Olivier André | CPR

Carolina Allodi M. de Andrade | L.O. Baptista

Clare Connellan | White & Case 

Luíza Kömel | CAM-CCBC

Vanessa Winkler | Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga

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Click here for information about prior editions of the competition.

If you have any questions or would like to sponsor the competition, please email :

 Chris Silva at csilva@cpradr.org 

or 

Olivier André at oandre@cpradr.org.