Until 11 October 2013, the University Library has set up a university-wide free trial of KluwerArbitration.

KluwerArbitration is a fully-searchable database with materials in the field of International Commercial Arbitration primary and secondary source resources. It is produced by Kluwer Law International in association with the Institute for Transnational Arbitration (ITA) and the International Council of Commercial Arbitration (ICCA).

It contains international and national arbitration conventions, rules, legislation, and decisions. It also includes commentary and practice tools, as well as lists of related organizations. KluwerArbitration also has bilateral investment treaties (BITs). You also gain access to one of the world’s largest collection of ICC awards.

What content is included in KluwerArbitration?

The database includes four different types of content:

1)         Primary content:

  • Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs): almost 1,700 BITs;
  • Case law: over 5,000 court decisions and 1,750 awards;
  • Conventions: 25 multilateral treaties;
  • Legislation: over 500 laws for key jurisdictions;
  • Chinese court decision summaries on arbitration
  • Model Clauses: close to 100 model clauses from major arbitral institutions; and
  • Rules: over 400 rules from major arbitral institutions.

2)         Analytical content:

  • Books: over 100 books from Kluwer Law International’s extensive arbitration catalogue;
  • Journals: content from 5 of the worlds’ leading arbitration journals; and
  • Looseleafs: 2 regularly updated looseleafs.

3)         ITA Report including materials provided by the board of reporters of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration (ITA). on recent developments by the ITA Board of Reporters; and

4)         KluwerArbitration Blog posts.

5)         Practice Tools:

  • 5 Smart Charts edited by Clifford Chance LLP
  • IAI Arbitrator Tool developed in conjunction with the International Arbitration Institute

There is a manual available.

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Please inform us via ‘Ask your librarian’ when you think this database has added value for you, and whether the library should have permanent access. That way you enable the library committee to decide upon future access to KluwerArbitration.
You can also use ‘Ask your librarian’ if you have questions, feedback (during or after the trial) or any other comments.

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