The tribunal shall be composed of [three arbitrators/one arbitrator]. The place of arbitration shall be [Atlanta, Fulton County, State of Georgia, United States of America]. The language to be used in the arbitration proceedings is [language]. The judgment on the arbitral award of the arbitrator may be rendered in any court of competent jurisdiction.”; In international arbitration proceedings, the prevailing practice is that statements are not admissible. But it is also true in international arbitration proceedings that written testimony is generally used instead of oral direct testimony and that such written statements are exchanged well in advance of the hearing on the merits. This procedure can go a long way to reduce the need for deposits. In domestic commercial arbitrations, limited statements by key witnesses can significantly shorten cross-examination and shorten hearing on the merits. .