sanctions disciplinaires

Violation de l'accord, ces politiques et procédures, violation des lois, des règlements, des lois ou des traités internationaux, ou tout acte ou omission par un IBO qui, à la seule discrétion de la Société, peut nuire à sa réputation ou l' écart d' acquisition (tel acte dommageable ou d'uneomission ne doit pas être liée à l'activité Melius de l'IBO), peut entraîner, à « Melius discrétion, dans une ou plusieurs des mesures correctives suivantes:

• L'émission d'un avertissement écrit ou avertissement;

• Exiger l'IBO de prendre des mesures correctives immédiates;

• Infliction d'une amende, qui peut être retenu sur les chèques bonus et commissions;

• La perte des droits à un ou plusieurs chèques de bonus et des commissions;

• Avec la tenue d'un IBO tout ou partie des primes et des commissions de l'IBO au cours de la période qui Melius enquête sur toute conduite aurait été contraire à l'accord. Si une activité de IBO est annulé pour des raisons disciplinaires, l'IBO ne sera pas en droit de recouvrer les commissions retenues pendant la période d'enquête;

• Suspension de l'Accord IBO pour une ou plusieurs périodes de paie de l'individu;

• la résiliation du contrat de l'accord IBO du délinquant;

• Any other measure expressly allowed within any provision of the Agreement or whichMELiUS deems practicable to implement and appropriate to equitably resolve injuries caused partially or exclusively by the IBO’s policy violation or contractual breach;

• Instituting legal proceedings for monetary and/or equitable relief. Each violation is reviewed on a case-by-case basis, and all disciplinary actions are at the sole discretion of MELiUS.


    Mediation

Prior to instituting arbitration, the parties shall meet in good faith and attempt to resolve any dispute arising from or relating to the Agreement through non-binding mediation. One individual who is mutually acceptable to the parties shall be appointed as mediator. The mediator’s fees and costs, as well as the costs of holding and conducting the mediation, shall be divided equally between the parties. Each party shall pay its portion of the anticipated shared fees and costs at least ten (10) days in advance of the mediation. Each party shall pay its own attorneys’ fees, costs, and individual expenses associated with conducting and attending the mediation. Mediation shall be held in Miami, Florida and shall last no more than two (2) business days.


    Arbitration

If mediation is unsuccessful, any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to the Agreement, or the breach thereof, shall be settled by confidential arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association under its Commercial Arbitration Rules, and judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof. IBOs waive all rights to trial by jury or to any court. All arbitration proceedings shall be held in Miami, Florida. All parties shall be entitled to all discovery rights pursuant to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. There shall be one arbitrator, an attorney at law, who shall have expertise in business law transactions with a strong preference being an attorney knowledgeable in the direct selling industry, selected from the panel which the American Arbitration Panel provides. Each party to the arbitration shall be responsible for its own costs and expenses of arbitration, including legal and filing fees. The decision of the arbitrator shall be final and binding on the parties and may, if necessary, be reduced to a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. This agreement to arbitration shall survive any termination or expiration of the Agreement.


NO CLASS ACTION, OR OTHER REPRESENTATIVE ACTION OR PRIVATE ATTORNEY GENERAL ACTION OR JOINDER OR CONSOLIDATION OF ANY CLAIM WITH A CLAIM OF ANOTHER PERSON OR CLASS OF CLAIMANTS SHALL BE ALLOWABLE.


Nothing in these Policies and Procedures shall prevent MELiUS from applying to and obtaining from any court having jurisdiction a writ of attachment, a temporary injunction, preliminary injunction, permanent injunction, or other relief available to safeguard and protect MELiUS'interest prior to, during, or following the filing of any arbitration or other proceeding or pending the rendition of a decision or award in connection with any arbitration or other proceeding.


    Governing Law, Jurisdiction, and Venue

Compétence et lieu de toute question non soumis à l' arbitrage doivent résider exclusivement en Floride. La Loi sur l' arbitrage fédéral régit toutes les questions relatives à l' arbitrage. Les lois de la Floride régissent toutes les autres questions ayant trait à ou découlant de l'accord.Nonobstant ce qui précède, et la clause d'arbitrage dans le présent Accord, les résidents de l'État de la Louisiane auront le droit d'intenter une action contre Melius dans leur forum à domicile et conformément à la loi de la Louisiane.