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Arbitration is final and binding on the parties.
The parties are waiving their right to seek remedies in court, including the right to jury trial.
Pre-arbitration discovery is generally more limited than and different from court proceedings.
The arbitrators’ award is not required to include factual findings or legal reasoning and any party’s right to appeal or to seek modification of rulings by the arbitrators is strictly limited.