MAR 4.1: RESTRICTIONS ON COMMUNICATION BETWEEN ARBITRATOR AND PARTIES

No disclosure of any offers of settlement made by any party shall be made to the arbitrator prior to the announcement of the award. Neither counsel nor a party may communicate with the arbitrator regarding the merits of the case except in the presence of, or on reasonable notice to, all other parties.

[Effective July 1, 1980; amended effective September 1, 2001.]