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CPR and CAMARB Form Pioneering Alliance to Advance the Use of ADR in Cross-Border Disputes


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CPR and CAMARB Form Pioneering Alliance to Advance the  Use of ADR in Cross-Border Disputes

New York, May 20, 2014 – The International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR) and Câmara de Arbitragem Empresarial Brasil (CAMARB), have entered into a ground breaking agreement to exchange lists of qualified dispute resolution experts. The goal of this first-of-its-kind collaboration for CPR and CAMARB in South America is to share these lists with respective users to leverage and support accredited mediators and/or arbitrators – bilingual in English and Portuguese and capable of handling commercial cross-border disputes – in a concerted effort to further the use of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) in Brazil.

Noah Hanft, CPR’s President & CEO, and Leandro Renno, CAMARB Director, both stress the importance and benefits of this agreement: “This collaborative alliance advances both CPR and CAMARB’s mission to raise awareness of and drive the use of ADR processes internationally. Our users gain a vetted list of qualified dispute resolution experts, as well as direct access to accredited mediators and arbitrators to serve in cross-border matters. This partnership also supports our qualified neutrals by accentuating their significant work in the field.”
About CPR
CPR is the only independent non-profit organization whose mission is to help global business and their lawyers resolve complex commercial disputes more cost effectively and efficiently.  For over 30 years, the legal community has trusted CPR to deliver superior arbitrators and mediators and innovative solutions to business conflict.  CPR’s membership comprises an elite group of ADR trailblazers, including executives and legal counsel from the world’s most successful companies and global law firms, government liaisons, retired judges, highly-experienced neutrals, and leading academics.  CPR accomplishes its mission by harnessing the expertise of these leading legal minds who challenge the way the world solves conflict for generations to come.    CPR is once again challenging the way the world solves conflict by introducing the 21st Century Corporate ADR Pledge that will systemically change the way global business and their leaders resolve complex commercial disputes.  For more information, please visit
Founded in 1998, CAMARB – Câmara de Arbitragem Empresarial Brasil – is a not-for-profit organization offering to the Brazilian business community custom services for the resolution of their disputes through arbitration and mediation. Headquartered in Belo Horizonte, it also has offices in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. For more information, please visit