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CPR Welcomes Ank Santens of White and Case to its Board of Directors

NEW YORK, NY –  The International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR), a global non-profit organization that advances dispute resolution practices and provides high quality dispute resolution solutions, welcomes its newest board member Ank Santens, a partner at White and Case, to its Board of Directors. 

Ms. Santens, fluent in Dutch, English, French, German and Spanish, is an international arbitration specialist, who has handled matters for her firm around the world, is based in New York. Ms. Santens serves as counsel or arbitrator in commercial, investment, construction, and insurance arbitrations under all major international arbitration rules as well as under ad hoc and regional rules. 

Ms. Santens was recently named Best in Commercial Arbitration at Euromoney’s Americas Women in Business Law Awards 2016. 

“We are delighted to welcome an international arbitration specialist with the impeccable credentials and reputation Ank Santens brings to our Board,” said Noah Hanft, CEO and President of CPR. “A longtime supporter of CPR, Ank will play a vital role in helping guide CPR in its mission to promote innovation and excellence in the prevention and resolution of commercial disputes." 

About CPR: CPR is an independent nonprofit organization that, for more than 35 years, has helped global businesses prevent and resolve commercial disputes effectively and efficiently. Our membership consists of top corporations and law firms, academic and government institutions, and leading mediators and arbitrators around the world. CPR is unique as: (1) a thought leader, driving a global dispute resolution culture; (2) a developer of cutting-edge tools and resources, powered by the collective innovation of its membership; and (3) an ADR provider offering innovative, practical arbitration rules, mediation and other dispute resolution procedures, and neutrals worldwide. For more information, please visit