alternative dispute resolution

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alternative dispute resolution

An attempt to resolve a dispute without a court proceeding, for example, arbitration or mediation.
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All outstanding issues are to be referred to binding mediation-arbitration.
If a dispute cannot be settled by mutual discussion within 30 days from commencement of discussions, the Parties shall refer the matter for Mediation-Arbitration in accordance with the Alternative Dispute Resolution Act of 2004 and other applicable laws and rules.
The insurer asked the Texas Department of Insurance to allow it to offer lower rates to homeowners who agree to settle disputes through a mandatory mediation-arbitration process, forgoing their right to settle matters in court.
Waco, Texas-based Texas Farm Bureau Insurance said it has asked the Texas Department of Insurance to approve a Homeowners' policy update that would include a mandatory mediation-arbitration clause.
Just Sport Ireland is a new independent mediation-arbitration system that has been established for Irish sport.