Mediaton by Rights
The law defines Mediation in § 1 Para. 1
ZivMediatG: ”an activity being based on voluntariness
of the parties, with which a technically trained, neutral negotiator
(Mediator) with recognized
methods encourages communication between the parties systematically with
to make the self-accounted solution of their conflict possible.
and Duties of the Mediator
The mediator is only allowed to
act upon approval of the parties.
The mediator has to be sworn to secrecy
about the facts which are given in the framework of
mediation or otherwise given to notice.