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.
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 is a free legal resource from the international law firm Simmons & Simmons, providing frequent updates in the fields of dispute resolution, banking and building/construction, among many others. Typically the materials within each subject area will include practice notes, current awareness materials, case summaries and guidelines. Email newsletters are also available. Registration is required for full access.
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 ICSID cases 1972 onwards with full text where available ; the ICSID convention, regulations and rules; and a database of bilateral investment treaties.
Written by Jean M. Wenger, of the Cook County Law Library, Chicago and made available via LLRX.com, 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.
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 (found under “Products and Services” and then “Arbitration”), details of how the Court works, and a document centre of ICC publications.
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 Procedure, Recommended Clauses and guidance notes for parties and arbitrators.
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 and pending 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.”
The Technology and Construction Court (TCC), which is part of the High Court Queen’s Bench Division, 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 is the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law, a body created by the UN General Assembly in 1966 to harmonise and unify the law of international trade. Its site contains adopted texts such as conventions, arbitration rules, conciliation rules and model laws. Within the section “UNCITRAL Texts and Status” there is information on the various UNCITRAL texts and the status of conventions. Other site content includes the Commission’s Yearbook 1968 onwards, and “CLOUT”, an extensive digest of case law.