These agreements are usually a brief summary of important issues on which the parties have agreed and use the parties` own words to describe in detail how they have decided to move forward. Agreements are absolutely confidential and can be used to run people`s memories when they return to the workplace. Since agreements are confidential, they are not legally binding and cannot be mentioned in future proceedings. f) Notwithstanding the foregoing, this Mediation Agreement and any written agreement entered into and signed by the parties as a result of the mediation may be used in any relevant proceedings, unless the parties enter into a written agreement not to do so. In most mediation cases, the parties involved enter into a number of agreements that will help them cooperate more effectively. (i) the person has signed the mediation agreement; (ii) the information is otherwise made public; or (iii) the person to whom the information is transmitted, a legal or financial advisor to a party to the agreement is 2. Legal representation: The Ombudsman does not offer any legal advice and does not represent any of the parties. The parties must use their own lawyer for legal advice. Where the Mediator is the subject of an assessment of a question of law or assistance in the preparation of a settlement agreement, such assessment or assistance in the preparation of that contract is in his role as mediator and does not constitute legal advice to a party or representation of a party. 1. Appointment and Objectives: By this Agreement, the Parties appoint Tad Powers/Michael Marks as the mediator for their negotiations. The parties understand that the mediator`s objective is to help the parties reach a fair and constructive agreement, which will resolve their dispute in a collaborative, consensual and informed manner. The Ombudsman is neutral in this dispute.
The Ombudsman himself does not decide on the issues at issue. The Ombudsman shall be impartial during and after the mediation procedure. If payment is not made in a timely manner, the Mediator may, at his discretion, suspend all work on behalf of the participants, including the preparation and/or distribution of the participants` agreement, and withdraw from the mediation. 4. Confidentiality: Mediation is a transaction negotiation and is strictly confidential. No party may disclose the statements of other participants in the mediation. . . .