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Alternatives is an international newsletter covering cutting-edge dispute resolution trends. It is an authoritative guide for using ADR at companies, within law firms and in the courts. Each month, Alternatives focuses on new ADR developments, techniques and court practices. (Requests for reprints should be addressed to

In Our Latest Issue, January 2017, Now Available:


- "Assessing the Options: Go for an Interim Emergency Award? Or a Temporary Restraining Order Issued by a Court?" by Faith S. Hochberg

CPR News

- “Pathways to Partnership: CPR's Annual Meeting, March 2-4” 

ADR Regulation

- “Proposed CFPB Arbitration Rule Faces Multiple Obstacles” by Alan S. Kaplinsky


- “Seeing Arbitration Through Quaker Eyes” by Peter Phillips


The Master Mediator/Part 1 of 2

- “Coming to Grips with Disgust” by Robert A. Creo

ADR Briefs

- "Telling Tales: An Arbitrator's Misrepresentations Get an Award Overturned" by Ksenia Koriukalova
- "A Look Back on and Forward to the Global Pound Conference"

In addition, CPR is pleased to announce a new web app that will offer members enhanced online and mobile access to Alternatives, through Wiley Online Library. Through this app, members will be able to access all current and historical Alternatives articles in several formats, optimized for their mobile devices, including fully annotated articles with live links and references. Members can access Alternatives in full text, including a fully searchable and indexed archives that goes back to our first issue in 1983.