CPR's 2022 Global Conference | Panel 3

Podcast & Video,

Mediating Business Disputes Here, There, and Everywhere.

This conference was hosted by CPR’s Young Leaders in Alternative Dispute Resolution (Y-ADR) and featured programs organized by Y-ADR and CPR's International Advisory Boards from Europe, Brazil, and Canada, with panels as follows.

Panel 3 - The Interplay Between Mediation and Arbitration

Organized by CPR’s Brazilian Advisory Board


  • Diego Faleck, Faleck & Associates
  • Joaquim Tavares de Paiva Muniz, Trench Rossi Watanabe


  • Maria Rita Drummond, VP Juridica COSAN SA
  • Fernando Serec, Tozzini Freire Advogados
  • Myrna Barakat Friedman, Arbitrator, Mediator, and Consultant

Program*: The panel will debate the combination of different dispute resolution methods, particularly the interplay between mediation and arbitration. Subtopics include (i) how to draft a med-arb multi-tiered dispute resolution clause: challenges and opportunities; (ii) mediation windows (a time set in the arbitral procedural schedule when the parties will discuss whether or not it could be useful to conduct a mediation); (iii) what other incentives could be used to foster the combination of mediation and arbitration and what are the main difficulties regarding such interplay.

*Please note that CLE credits are no longer available for this program; viewing of these recordings is not eligible for CLE.