|“|| Delegations from two clans, the <clan1> and <clan2>, seek <your clan> aid in resolving a dispute. Each claims to make better dumplings, stone-cooked stew, and beef cube sauce than the other. They ask you to assemble a panel of elders to impartially judge their dishes. As frivolous as the dispute may seem, both sides clearly take it with great seriousness, their tempers already flaring.
— Six Ages: Ride Like the Wind
Obviously, if you favor one clan over the other, that clan's opinion of you will rise and the other's will fall.
If you judge based on merit, you may well end up declaring a tie—which will please neither clan.
This event seems to trigger for pairs of clans that already have positive opinions of you.