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Useful Methods for Enforcing Contracts’ Arbitration Clauses

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Arbitration clauses are common in many contracts, and for good reason.

Arbitration is often faster and cheaper than litigation, and many businesses prefer to have their disputes decided by a professional arbitrator rather than an unpredictable jury.

But sometimes, businesses overreach in their arbitration clauses, leading courts to find them unenforceable.  If you follow a few simple guidelines, however, you can dramatically increase the likelihood that your arbitration clause will withstand scrutiny.

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This article first appeared in the Portland Business Journal.