Annual General Membership Meeting Held

PDRC held its Annual General Membership Meeting (GMM) on August 24, 2015 where the participants were welcomed by Atty. Miguel B. Varela, Chairman, PDRC Board of Trustees.  The GMM was highlighted by: (1) the reports of President Gregorio S. Navarro ...
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Three bills that seek to promote and strengthen the use of arbitration under study of Senate Committees

Senate Bill (SB) Nos.  231, 427, and 676 filed by Senators Nancy Binay, Francis Escudero, and Loren Legarda, respectively, seek to promote and strengthen the use of arbitration in resolving disputes remain pending since 2013. SB No. 231 proposes to ...
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OADR to study amendments to ADR Act of 2004

The Office for Alternative Dispute Resolution (OADR), a statutory office created under Republic Act No. 9285 (2004) or the Alternative Dispute Resolution Act of 2004 to promote, develop and expand the use of ADR in the private and public sectors, ...
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DRBF, PIArb, and PDRC sign MOU

The Dispute Resolution Board Foundation (DRBF), Philippine Institute of Arbitrators (PIArb), and the Philippine Dispute Resolution Center signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on November 11, 2015 formally establishing strategic partnership among them. The signing ceremony was led by to ...
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PDRCI concludes its 10th commercial arbitration training seminar

PDRCI successfully trained 30 new arbitrators during its four-day training seminar held on November 23 to 26, 2015, the second for the year. The speakers were (a) Atty. Shirley F. Alinea, who gave the introduction to arbitration; (b) Atty. Patricia-Ann ...
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The Changing Landscape of International Arbitration and Mediation: Perspective from Singapore, April 22, 2015
The Panel of Speakers, from left, Engr. Salvador P. Castro, Jr., Chair, PDRC Mediation Committee, Ms. Maricef Valderrama, Counsel, Singapore International Arbitration Centre, Ms. Eunice Chua, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Singapore International Mediation Centre, and Atty. Roberto N. Dio, PDRC Secretary General.
10th PDRC Commercial Arbitration Training Seminar, November 23 to 26, 2015
Dean Gwen Grecia-De Vera delivering her lecture on 'Commencing the Arbitration' during the 10th PDRC Commercial Arbitration Training held on November 23 to 26, 2015.


Monthly Meetings of the Board of Trustees
PDRC President Greg S. Navarro (third from left) presiding over the meeting of the Board of Trustees.
Annual General Membership Meeting
PDRC Chairman Atty. Miguel B. Varela greets members during the 2015 General Membership Meeting held in August.