Both Parties The following is expressly understood by all parties of the Agreement:
Mutual Drafting This Agreement is the joint product of the Subscriber and the Company and each provision hereof has been subject to the mutual consultation, negotiation and agreement of such parties and shall not be construed for or against any party hereto.
The Parties All references herein to “the Fund” are to each of the Funds listed on Exhibit A individually or any class thereof, as if this Agreement were between such individual Fund and BNY Mellon. In the case of a series Fund or trust or a separate class of shares, all references to “the Fund” are to the individual series, portfolio or class of such Fund or trust, or to such Fund or trust on behalf of the individual series, portfolio or class, as appropriate. The “Fund” also includes any X. Xxxx Price Funds that may be established after the execution of this Agreement; provided, however, upon notice to BNY Mellon of any such X. Xxxx Price Funds established after the execution of this Agreement, BNY Mellon and the applicable fund shall cooperate in good faith to promptly execute a written addendum to this Agreement adding such fund, and BNY Mellon shall not be obligated to commence to provide services hereunder to such fund until such addendum has been executed by BNY Mellon and the applicable fund. Any reference in this Agreement to a “party” or “Party” shall mean BNY Mellon or such other individual Fund as to which the matter pertains individually, and to the “parties” or “Parties” shall mean BNY Mellon and such other individual Fund as to which the matter pertains collectively.
Joint Drafting The parties have participated jointly in the negotiation and drafting of this Agreement. In the event an ambiguity or question of intent or interpretation arises, this Agreement shall be construed as if drafted jointly by the parties and no presumption or burden of proof shall arise favoring or disfavoring any party by virtue of the authorship of any of the provisions of this Agreement.
Disclosure of Contractor Parties Litigation The Contractor shall require that all Contractor Parties, as appropriate, disclose to the Contractor, to the best of their knowledge, any Claims involving the Contractor Parties that might reasonably be expected to materially adversely affect their businesses, operations, assets, properties, financial stability, business prospects or ability to Perform fully under the Contract, no later than ten (10) Days after becoming aware or after they should have become aware of any such Claims. Disclosure shall be in writing.
Arbitrators The arbitration shall be heard and determined by one arbitrator, who shall be impartial and who shall be selected by mutual agreement of the parties; provided, however, that if the dispute involves more than $2,000,000, then the arbitration shall be heard and determined by three (3) arbitrators. If three (3) arbitrators are necessary as provided above, then (i) each side shall appoint an arbitrator of its choice within thirty (30) days of the submission of a notice of arbitration and (ii) the party-appointed arbitrators shall in turn appoint a presiding arbitrator of the tribunal within thirty (30) days following the appointment of the last party-appointed arbitrator. If (x) the parties cannot agree on the sole arbitrator, (y) one party refuses to appoint its party-appointed arbitrator within said thirty (30) day period or (z) the party-appointed arbitrators cannot reach agreement on a presiding arbitrator of the tribunal, then the appointing authority for the implementation of such procedure shall be the Senior United States District Judge for the Northern District of Texas, who shall appoint an independent arbitrator who does not have any financial interest in the dispute, controversy or claim. If the Senior United States District Judge for the Northern District of Texas refuses or fails to act as the appointing authority within ninety (90) days after being requested to do so, then the appointing authority shall be the Chief Executive Officer of the American Arbitration Association, who shall appoint an independent arbitrator who does not have any financial interest in the dispute, controversy or claim. All decisions and awards by the arbitration tribunal shall be made by majority vote.
Single Arbitrator Either of the parties to this Agreement is, in such event, to notify the other party in writing of its desire to submit the matter in dispute to arbitration and if the recipient of the said notice and the party desiring the arbitration do not, within a period of ten (10) days after the receipt of the said notice, agree upon a single arbitrator the appointment of a single arbitrator shall be made by the Minister of Labour for the Province of Ontario upon the request of either party.
MUTUAL AGREEMENT PROCEDURE 1. Where a person considers that the actions of one or both of the Contracting States result or will result for him in taxation not in accordance with the provisions of this Agreement, he may, irrespective of the remedies provided by the domestic law of those States, present his case to the competent authority of the Contracting State of which he is a resident or, if his case comes under paragraph 1 of Article 24, to that of the Contracting State of which he is a national. The case must be presented within three years from the first notification of the action resulting in taxation not in accordance with the provisions of the Agreement.
Mediator If the committee cannot reach agreement regarding the Sheriff’s decision regarding order of layoff, it shall within three (3) days of its initial meeting, request the participation of a federal mediator. The services of the mediator will be jointly requested by the County and the Association on an urgent basis. The mediator shall seek to achieve a consensus decision among the committee members. If none is reached the mediator shall become a voting member of the committee.
Local Negotiating Committee (a) A negotiating committee of four (4) employee representatives appointed by the union including the bargaining unit president.