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Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this contract, or the breach thereof, shall be settled by Civil Law Notary arbitration administered by CLNAA. The Civil Law Notary arbitrator shall be appointed by CLNAA pursuant to their rules of selection. [State] law shall apply. All fact-finding shall be conducted by the Civil Law Notary arbitrator and no hearings, discovery or presentation of witnesses or evidence by the parties through legal counsel shall be necessary or permitted. Both/all parties agree to provide the Civil Law Notary arbitrator with full access to any and all witnesses, documentary evidence or physical locations or tangible objects as the arbitrator in his/her discretion deems to be relevant to his/her fact-finding. The Civil Law Notary arbitrator shall likewise be entitled to consult with experts of his/her own selection. This agreement to arbitrate shall be specifically enforceable. It is the intent of the parties that, barring extraordinary circumstances, arbitration proceedings will be concluded within [sixty] days from the date the arbitrator is appointed. The arbitrator may extend this time limit in the interests of justice. Failure to adhere to this time limit shall not constitute a basis for challenging the award. Except as may be required by law, neither a party nor its representatives may disclose the existence, content, or results of any arbitration hereunder without the prior written consent of [all/both] parties. Judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator(s) may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof. Each party shall pay its own proportionate share of the arbitrator fees and expenses and the arbitration fees and expenses of CLNAA. The arbitrator shall be entitled to award the foregoing arbitration and administrative fees and expenses as damages in his/her discretion.