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Alternatives to the High Cost of Litigation The official publication of the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution with
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ADR Regulation

Proposed CFPB Arbitration Rule Faces Multiple Obstacles

January 2017

Among its post-election analysis articles, the Wall Street Journal reported that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is pushing to finalize its arbitration rule before Donald Trump’s inauguration on Jan. 20.


Private Justice: Losing Our Day in Court

December 2016

In the early days of the dispute resolution movement—the ‘80s and ‘90s—the concern was often expressed that we were developing a system of “second-class justice” for those who couldn’t afford the courts. The wealthy, of course, would continue to have access to the “first-class justice” that the public courts provided.

Corporate ADR

The Advantages of Mediating Fiduciary Duty
And Other Business Governance Disputes

November 2016

Fiduciary duty and other business governance disputes often are litigated and sometimes are arbitrated. Those disputes of course can involve businesses in the corporate form. Increasingly, they involve so-called “alternative entities”—businesses such as limited liability companies, some form of partnership (general, limited, limited liability, or master limited), or trusts.

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Meet the Editor
Russ Bleemer

Russ Bleemer
Managing Editor

Russ Bleemer is the editor of CPR’s monthly newsletter on business conflict resolution, Alternatives, produced by CPR Institute and Jossey-Bass, a Wiley Brand. Read More

Editorial Board
John J. Bouma
Snell & Wilmer
Phoenix, Arizona  

A. Stephens Clay
Kilpatrick Stockton
Atlanta, Georgia  

Jamie Broder
Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker
Los Angeles, California  

Kathleen A. Byran
Chair, Editorial Board
CPR Institute
New York, New York  

Cathy A. Constantino
Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.
Washington, D.C.  

Robert A. Creo
Master Mediators LLC
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania  

Laura Effel
Larkspur, California  

Lawrence J. Fox
Drinker, Biddle & Reath
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  

Marc Galanter
University of Wisconsin Law School
Madison, Wisconsin  

Whitmore Gray
Fordham University School of Law/University of Michigan Law School
New York  

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