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PARTY, THIS PRODUCT IN HARD COPY OR DIGITAL FORM. ALL OFFENDERS WILL BE SUED IN A COURT OF LAW.
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This Arbitration Agreement (the “Agreement”) is effective [DA TE],                                                                                                 g
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BETWEEN:                             [NAME] (the "Attorney"), a corporation organized and existing under the laws of
                                     the [STA TE/PROVINCE], with its head office located at:
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AND:                                 [NAME] (the "Attorney"), a corporation organized and existing under the laws of                                               v
                                     the [STA TE/PROVINCE], with its head office located at:                                                                       i
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In consideration of the terms and covenants of this agreement, and other valuable consideration, the
parties agree as follows:                                                                                                                                          o
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1.    MATTERS TO BE SUBMITTED TO ARBITRATION                                                                                                                       C
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All disputes and cont roversies of every kind and nature between the parties to this agreement arising out
of or in connection with [SPECIFY GE NERAL AGREEMENT TO WHICH ARB ITRA TION AGREEMENT                                                                              r
RELA TES] as to the existence, construction, validity, interpretation or meaning, performance,                                                                     p
nonperformance, enforcement, operation, breach, continuance, or termination of the agreement shall be                                                              o
submitted to arbitration pursuant to the procedure set forth in this agreement.                                                                                    r
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2.    PROCEDURE                                                                                                                                                    t
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Either party may demand such arbitration in writing within [NUMBER] days after the controversy arises,                                                             o
which demand shall include the name of the arbitrator appoint ed by the party demanding arbitration,                                                               n
together with a statement of the matter in controversy.
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            a.    Within [NUMBER] days after such demand, the other party shall name [HIS OR HE R]
                  arbitrator, or in default of such naming, such arbitrator shall be named [IMMEDIA TELY OR                                                        2
                  NOT] by the Arbitration Committee, and the two arbitrators so selected shall name a third                                                        0
                  arbitrator within [NUMBER] days or, in lieu of such agreement on a third arbitrator by the two                                                   0
                  arbitrators so appointed, a third arbitrator shall be appointed by the Arbitration Committee.
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            b.    The arbitration hearing shall be held at [PLACE OF HEA RING] on [NUMBER] days’ notice to                                                         .
                  the parties.
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            c.    The arbitration rules and procedures of [PARTICULA R TRA DE, INDUS TRY, OR                                                                       l
                  ASSOCIA TION] shall be used in the arbitration hearing and the law of evidence of
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                  [STA TE/PROV INCE] shall govern the presentation of evidence at such hearing.

            d.    The arbitration hearing shall be concluded within [NUMBER] days unless otherwise ordered                                                         r
                  by the arbitrators and the award on the hearing shall be made wit hin [NUMBER] days after                                                        i
                  the close of the submission of evidence.                                                                                                         g
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            e.    An award rendered by a majority of the arbitrat ors appoint ed under this agreement shall be
                  final and binding on all parties to the proceeding during the period of this agreement, and                                                      t
                  judgment on such award may be entered by either party in the highest court, state or federal,                                                    s
                  having jurisdiction.
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© Copyright Envision Corporation. 2002. All rights reserved. Protected by the copy right laws of the United States & Canada and by international treaties. IT IS
ILLEGAL AND STRICTLY PROHIBITED TO DISTRIBUTE, PUBLISH, OFFER FOR SALE, LICENSE OR SUBLICENSE, GIVE OR DISCLOSE TO ANY OTHER                                       C
PARTY, THIS PRODUCT IN HARD COPY OR DIGITAL FORM. ALL OFFENDERS WILL BE SUED IN A COURT OF LAW.
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3.    AGREEMENT AS BAR TO S UIT
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The provisions of this agreement shall be a complete defense to any suit, action, or proceeding instituted                                                         r
in any federal, state, or local court or before any administrati ve tribunal with respect to any controversy or                                                    i
dispute arising during the period of this agreement and which is arbitrable as set forth in this agreement.                                                        g
The arbitration provisions of this agreement shall, with respect to such controversy or dispute, sur vive the
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termination or expiration of [SPECIFY AGREEMENT TO WHICH ARB ITRA TION AGREEMENT                                                                                   t
RELA TES].
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4.    LACK OF ARBITRATORS’ AUTHORITY TO MODIFY AGREEMENT
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Nothing contained in this agreement shall be deemed to give the arbit rators any authority, power, or right                                                        i
to alter, change, amend, modify, add to, or subtract from any of the provisions of [SPECIFY                                                                        s
AGREEMENT TO WHICH ARBITRA TION AGREEMENT RELA TES].                                                                                                               i
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5.    GOV ERNING LAW
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It is agreed that this agreement shall be governed by, construed, and enforc ed in accor dance with the                                                            C
laws of [STA TE/PROVINCE].                                                                                                                                         o
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6.    ENTIRE AGREEMENT
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This agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties and any prior understanding or                                                                 r
representation of any kind prec eding the date of this agreement shall not be binding upon eit her party                                                           a
except to the extent incorporated in this agreement.                                                                                                               t
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7.    MODIFICATION OF AGREEMENT                                                                                                                                    o
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Any modification of this agreement or additional obligation assumed by either party in connection with this                                                        .
agreement shall be binding only if evidenced in writing signed by each party or an authorized
representative of each party.
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8.    NOTICES                                                                                                                                                      0
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Any notice provided for or concerning this agreement shall be in writing and be deemed sufficiently given                                                          .
when sent by certified or registered mail if sent to the respective address of each party as set forth at the
beginning of this agreement.
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9.    PARAGRAP H HEADI NGS                                                                                                                                         l
The titles to the paragraphs of this agreement are solely for the convenience of the parties and shall not
be used to ex plain, modify, simplify, or aid in the interpretation of the provisions of this agreement.
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© Copyright Envision Corporation. 2002. All rights reserved. Protected by the copy right laws of the United States & Canada and by international treaties. IT IS
ILLEGAL AND STRICTLY PROHIBITED TO DISTRIBUTE, PUBLISH, OFFER FOR SALE, LICENSE OR SUBLICENSE, GIVE OR DISCLOSE TO ANY OTHER
PARTY, THIS PRODUCT IN HARD COPY OR DIGITAL FORM. ALL OFFENDERS WILL BE SUED IN A COURT OF LAW.


IN WITNESS WHERE OF, each party to this agreement has caused it to be executed at [PLACE OF
E XECUTION] on the date indicated below.


Signed, sealed and delivered to bot h parties in the presence of:


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Authorized Signature                                                                   Authorized Signature


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