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ar·bi·tra·tion

(ahrbi-trāshŭn)
Dispute resolution conducted and overseen by someone with no stake in the outcome.

arbitration

(ar-bi-trā′shŏn) [L. arbitratio, decision]
1. A legal procedure for settling a dispute outside the courts, in which the parties select and agree to abide by the decision of a neutral third party (the arbiter or arbitrator).
2. In radiology, the interpretation of images by two or more readers, who determine and report their findings after conferring together.
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28] Based upon these principles, when an AIA form construction contract references the AIA Document A201 "General Conditions of Contract for Construction" (which includes an arbitration clause), AIA Document A201 will be incorporated by reference into the construction contract and the parties will be obligated to arbitrate.
With regard to the timeliness of the offer to arbitrate, Libya argues that because this is a jurisdictional matter, we should require that the offer to arbitrate be made prior to (or at least concurrent with) the filing of the complaint.
With the sale of the four USWA-represented facilities now blocked, the USWA is preparing to arbitrate the dispute quickly and, should it prevail in arbitration, to immediately begin negotiating with the prospective buyer.
At this point, given the Company's insistence on its reading of our contract, all the Union is seeking is for the federal court to require Cooper to arbitrate whether there has to be pre-sale bargaining and, of course, to enjoin the sale pending the arbitration of that question, because you obviously can't have pre-sale bargaining after a sale," Sellers said.
The Court held further that, to the extent a California statute relating to arbitration purports to limit the right to arbitrate, federal law can preempt it.
The ACCCs role to arbitrate under Part IIIA only applies to declared services.
N) filed a lawsuit on Thursday seeking to force a former managing director to arbitrate his claim for legal fees on probes into his alleged use of confidential Federal Reserve documents, Reuters reported.
Under our decisions, whether or not the company was bound to arbitrate, as well as what issues it must arbitrate is a matter to be determined by the Court on the basis of the contract entered into by the parties.
According to the Court of First Instance an agreement to arbitrate shall not be valid unless made by persons having the legal capacity to make a disposition over the subject matter of the dispute or by special authorization from the latter.
Since under the plain meaning of the Carmack Amendment a shipper cannot be forced to arbitrate his claims and may choose to sue in one of Carmack's enumerated venues, the Court finds that the AVL's arbitration clause was not enforceable against Smallwood.
Congress is currently considering legislation that would ban employers from requiring employees to agree to arbitrate employment disputes arising under anti-discrimination statutes.
1 : to settle a disagreement after hearing the arguments of both sides <She agreed to arbitrate their dispute.