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New York Int’l Arbitration Center and CPR Sign Collaboration Agreement

Through co-hosted events and cross-promotions, the parties will cooperate to provide ADR resources and to advance international commercial arbitration; CPR members to receive 5% discount on NYIAC hearing facilities

New York – The International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR), a global non-profit organization that advances dispute prevention and resolution practices and solutions, and The New York International Arbitration Center (NYIAC), a nonprofit organization formed to advance, strengthen and promote the conduct of international arbitration in New York, have announced a strategic, cross-promotional collaboration.

Under the terms of their agreement, the parties will cooperate in the promotion of international commercial arbitration and mediation and shall facilitate, co-organize and co-host lectures, conferences and seminars in these areas, with reciprocal and complimentary registration for members and customers (subject to availability and resources).

CPR will refer requests for hearings and conference space to NYIAC, for which CPR Corporate and Law Firm members shall receive a 5% booking discount.

“NYIAC has solidified New York’s place as a center for global arbitration, where you can not only conduct your hearing but access a wealth of necessary resources, including CPR’s rules and other public resources, to prepare for your proceeding,” said CPR President & CEO, Allen Waxman. “This beautiful space is specifically designed and built with arbitration hearings in mind, providing for the ability to display evidence or provide translations. We are thrilled to be able to offer our law firm and corporate members a special rate for this sophisticated hearing space.”

“We are delighted to memorialize our ongoing collaboration with CPR in this MOU and look forward to greater engagement through joint workshops, lectures, and manuals,” shared Rekha Rangachari, Executive Director of NYIAC. “It’s always a pleasure to work alongside CPR’s dedicated and diverse Committees as we build best practices, guided by CPR’s strong standing within the community and dearth of resources. Together, we also honor and advance the mission of NYIAC’s Founding Chair, former Chief Judge of the New York State Court of Appeals and CPR Board Member, Judith S. Kaye, who deftly gathered thought leaders with a common purpose.”

About CPR
Established in 1977, CPR is an independent nonprofit organization that helps prevent and resolve legal conflict effectively and efficiently.

  • CPR Dispute Resolution is an ADR provider offering quality, efficiency and integrity via innovative and practical arbitration rules, mediation and other dispute resolution services and procedures—as well as arbitrators, mediators and other neutrals, worldwide.
  • The CPR Institute, the world’s leading ADR think tank, positions CPR uniquely as a thought leader, driving a global prevention and dispute resolution culture and utilizing its powerful committee structure to develop cutting edge tools, training and resources. These efforts are powered by the collective innovation of CPR’s membership—comprising top corporations and law firms, academic and public institutions, and leading mediators and arbitrators around the world.


NYIAC is a non-profit organization formed to advance, strengthen, and promote the conduct of international arbitration in New York. NYIAC operates a state-of-the-art hearing facility at 150 East 42nd Street where it also presents thought leadership programs and hosts a range of educational and networking programs and events for the international arbitration and New York ADR community. See