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What Is Arbitration?

Arbitration is the adjudication of a claim which is less formal than litigation in court. It is a streamlined legal procedure. The arbitrator is usually an individual or a tribunal selected by the parties involved or by a neutral party. Arbitration is, most often used for the resolution of disputes between businesses or between a business and its customers.

Unlike mediation, an impartial, knowledgeable third party is empowered to make decisions during the proceedings. During a mediation, the mediator has no authority to issue binding decisions. Arbitration is also sometimes used to scare debtors into paying up. And it is also commonly used in labor relations to resolve grievances.

The Employee Free Choice Act allows the use of arbitration to create a contract when the parties cannot do so themselves. Arbitration is often encouraged over traditional court litigation because arbitration generally results in faster resolution and usually is less expensive than litigation. In addition, arbitration results are private and can only be made public with the consent of the parties involved. Arbitration is well-established and widely used. It is one of several types of alternative dispute resolution.

 

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The Hill The truth about the arbitration rule is it protects American consumers The Hill This summer, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a rule that prevents financial companies from using arbitration clauses to deny groups of and more raquo

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Ninth Circuit Upholds Enforceability of Arbitration Agreements in Click Through Agreements Lexology In a decision with significant implications for online retailers, on September 19, 2017, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals found that a consumer who purchased a product from Amazon was bound by hyperlinked terms of service containing an arbitration

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Lewis Baach Kaufmann Middlemiss Deepens Arbitration and Latin America Capabilities with Arrival of Erika Levin Business Wire press release Ms. Levin has deep experience in arbitration and litigation in both the US and Latin America, having practiced with several top firms, including Clifford Chance and Stone amp Magnanini, a spin off of Boies Schiller Flexner. Most recently, she served as

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