In the present article author analyzes some organizational and legal questions of alternative settlement of disputes in the Russian Federation. Author pays attention to the role of the arbitration courts in the Russian Federation. Author pays special attention to the questions of mediation. Author analyzes principles of mediation by the federal legislation and also established to one of the self-regulating organizations in the sphere of mediation – Code of mediators of Russia.
Alternative Dispute Resolution, ADR, alternative settlement of disputes, arbitration court, mediation, procedure, principles.