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arbitrate

to settle or decide (a dispute); achieve a settlement between parties. To submit to or settle by ARBITRATION.
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One such site wrote into its terms and conditions that disputes would be referred to IBAS, the Independent Betting Arbitration Service, until IBAS told it that as no bookmaker was involved in the bet, how could it arbitrate? IBAS asked for the wording of the terms to be changed.
It controls access to the ring and arbitrates competing requests for use of ring bandwidth.
The UN body WIPO, which arbitrates in cybersquatting cases, ruled that the US company Data Art Corporation had no right to the trade mark or address and had registered it in bad faith.