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This article documents the ''Mediator'' [[role]].
This article documents the ''Mediator'' [[Roles|role]].
== Issue ==
== Issue ==

Revision as of 14:18, 6 March 2020

This article documents the Mediator role.






TODO: transcribe / adapt this section to the dedicated Mediation process article, such that it can be consumed by both mediators and users alike. This section will remain, but should consist of a shorter list of bullet points linking to the Mediation article, being available on Keybase, mentioning what to do with updating / creating bug issues.

  • Contact both parties of the trade (BTC buyer and BTC seller) to find out what the problem is and why the Support ticket was opened.
  • Check: Maker Fee Transaction ID, Taker Fee Transaction ID and Deposit Transaction ID to make sure the transaction was published and funds aren't stuck.
  • If needed, Mediator will require the private keys from both traders to carry out a manual payout.
  • In case of disagreement or unclear information, verified proof of payment may be required to either party by the Mediator.
  • Close the ticket after analyzing the information obtained from both parties.
  • Being available on Keybase to help users that may not be able to reach out through the Bisq app.
  • Respond time of 24 hours or less.
  • When bugs occur, create detailed issues on https://github.com/bisq-network/support/issues and notify L2 Support.


  • Writer access to the bisq.support Keybase subteam
  • Compensation request rights per case solved


A 10,000 BSQ bond is required. See https://github.com/bisq-network/bisq/blob/42a037e/core/src/main/java/bisq/core/dao/state/model/governance/BondedRoleType.java#L68