Unlike mediation, arbitration is legally binding and once the settlement has been established by the arbitrator, both parties do not have the right to modify it in any way. They simply have a legal obligation to address it. Before being heard, the arbitrator may also notify a person who is not a party but who, in the opinion of the arbitrator, may be directly concerned by the issues at issue at the hearing. Once the notification is received, the person may submit a written statement to the arbitrator. After the person has made a written statement, that person may be a party to the arbitration if: David has spoken to lawyers at continuing legal education events and has given interviews to legal publications on arbitration matters, including: An arbitration hearing is open to all landlords or tenants unless all parties to the arbitration agree that the hearing will take place outside I have not done so. 45 He has legal experience in arbitration, under various institutional and ad hoc rules, on a wide range of issues. David accepts the appointment as individual arbitrator and arbitrator appointed by the party in a wide range of co-ownership disputes. Q. If it is not possible to wait six weeks to apply to the court for the appointment of an arbitrator, non-response could be characterized as non-performance of an obligation.