adjudication.co.uk

Adjudication.co.uk is an adjudicator nominating body and provider of adjudication services and information. Resources on its site include legislation relating to adjudication in the construction and telecommunications industries and digests of cases 1999 onwards, with links to full judgments.

Central Arbitration Committee

The Central Arbitration Committee (CAC) is a tribunal non-departmental public body, sponsored by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy. It aims to encourage fair and efficient arrangements in the workplace by resolving collective disputes in England, Scotland and Wales, either by voluntary agreement or, if necessary, through a legal decision. This section of the GOV.UK web site has the outcomes and decisions for applications to the CAC under all jurisdictions from 1 January 2014. (Those made before 1 January 2014 are available via a link to the National Archives web site.) Press releases, guidance and forms are also available.

Elexica

Elexica is a free legal resource from the international law firm Simmons & Simmons, providing frequent updates in arbitration, banking, construction and many other topics. The materials within each topic may include articles, blog posts, newsletters and video podcasts.

ICSID

The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) is an international organisation which facilitates the settlement of disputes between governments and foreign investors. Its web site contains an extensive collection of ICSID cases with full text where available; the ICSID convention, regulations and rules; and a searchable database of bilateral investment treaties.

International Commercial Arbitration: Locating the Resources

Written by Jean M. Wenger, of the Cook County Law Library, Chicago and made available on the LLRX site, this is an updated version (May 2004) of a guide to international arbitration sources, with links to the sources mentioned. Areas covered include treaties, institutions, rules, national law, model clauses and decisions/awards.

International Court of Arbitration

The International Court of Arbitration is the arbitration body of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). Site content includes the full text of the ICC Rules of Arbitration, details of how the Court works, and a collection of ICC publications.

London Court of International Arbitration

The LCIA is an international institution, based in London, which provides arbitration and dispute resolution services for all parties, regardless of location, under any legal system. Contents include the text of the LCIA’s Arbitration Rules, its Mediation Rules, Recommended Clauses, and guidance notes for parties and arbitrators.

Permanent Court of Arbitration

The Permanent Court of Arbitration is an intergovernmental organisation based in The Hague and established in 1899 to facilitate arbitration and other forms of dispute resolution between states. Its web site includes information on the history, structure and procedures of the Court; the texts of UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules and documents; recent, pending and past cases; and annual reports 1999 onwards. Select “Documents and Resources” and then “PCA Arbitration Rules” for the Court’s own Rules.  Model Clauses can be found under “Dispute Resolution Services.”

Technology and Construction Court

The Technology and Construction Court (TCC) is a specialist court, part of the Business and Property Courts of the High Court of Justice, which deals principally with disputes arising in such specialist fields as engineering, technology and building. It was known before October 1998 as the Official Referees’ Court. The TCC section of the GOV.UK portal site provides access to decisions 1997 onwards (via a link to the BAILII site), daily cause lists, procedure rules, and guidance including the Technology and Construction Court Guide.

UNCITRAL

UNCITRAL, the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law, was created in 1966 to harmonise and unify the law of international trade. Resources in the site’s “Texts and Status” section include conventions, arbitration rules, conciliation rules, model laws, explanatory texts and legislative guides. Other site content includes the UNCITRAL Yearbook 1968 onwards, and “CLOUT” (Case Law on UNCITRAL Texts), a system for collecting and disseminating information on court decisions and arbitral awards relating to the Conventions and Model Laws that have emanated from UNCITRAL’s work.