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RCW 7.04A.170 states that "An arbitrator may issue a subpoena for the attendance of a witness and for the production of records and other evidence at any hearing and may administer oaths", also "All laws compelling a person under subpoena to testify and all fees for attending a judicial proceeding, a deposition, or a discovery proceeding as a ...


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Because they are private Not private in the sense of confidential, although many are confidential (if agreed by the parties) and the arbitrator is always under a duty of confidence. Rather, private in the sense that they are conducted by private people and organisations who have no obligation to publish or publicise the results. Since most people pay on the ...


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What's the reality? There is great diversity in how arbitration proceedings are conducted (as another answer notes, there are also lots of forms of ADR, especially mediation, that don't involve testimony at all). It isn't unusual for testimony that is sworn, or made under penalty of perjury to be used in arbitration, although it is not a universal practice. ...


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This is the earliest dispute resolution clause I can find for Patreon. Some points to note: It calls up (as do all subsequent revisions) JAMS Streamlined Arbitration Rules & Procedures, These allow the consolidation of arbitration’s between different parties over the same issue, Patreon’s liability is limited to the amount collected from the particular ...


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The rules do not give any guidance on important non-procedural elements: the standard of proof (is it akin to civil? criminal?), determination of relevant law, what cases can be cited, admissibility of evidence, etc. Where can I find answers to these questions? Generally, arbitrators apply the substantive law of the jurisdiction applicable to the dispute, ...


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The statute referenced, 15 USC 1681h(e) (which is Section 610 of the Act), states: (e) Limitation of liability. Except as provided in sections 616 and 617 [§§ 1681n and 1681o] of this title, no consumer may bring any action or proceeding in the nature of defamation, invasion of privacy, or negligence with respect to the reporting of information against any ...


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what happens if a customer follows all procedures to file for an arbitration, and the company simply ignores it? The customer might prevail on the basis that the company failed to appear at arbitration, but see DaleM's comment regarding the customer's need (at least in some jurisdictions) to prove his claim even in that scenario. Regardless, it is not in ...


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The relevant Florida codes can, it seems, be found on pages linked from this index. Section 61B-45.020 (Defaults and Final Orders on Default) provides that: (1) When a party fails to file or serve any responsive document in the action or has failed to follow these rules or a lawful order of the arbitrator, the arbitrator shall enter a default against the ...


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A request to arbitrate can be challenged in court on a number of grounds. In this case, there is a legitimate argument, apparently raised in a court, that fans are not entitled to invoke an arbitration clause to compel arbitration related to a dispute between Patreon and a third-party. The existence of an arbitration agreement that is applicable to the ...


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