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In the Matter of National Academy of Arbitrators
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Part 2 Consents

Case Summary

To settle charges that its rules unreasonably restrict competition among its members, the National Academy of Arbitrators is prohibited from adopting policies that restrict its members from advertising truthful information about their services, including prices and conditions of services, under terms of a consent order. The association is required to remove all provisions that do not conform to the provisions in the consent order from: (1) its Code of Professional Responsibility for Arbitrators of Labor-Management Disputes; (2) its Formal Advisory Opinions; (3) any Statements of Policy; and (4) its Web site.