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International Commercial Arbitration

Arbitral Awards

Arbitral awards from multiple bodies:

Kluwer Arbitration is a searchable database with awards and cases from multiple bodies, with cases including commercial and investment arbitrations. There are filters by rule, institution, seat of arbitration, applicable treaty or law, party nationality, economic sector, case type, and case status. You'll need to set up a WK VitalLaw password to log on. 

Westlaw’s International Arbitration Materials database has awards and decisions from international arbitrations, including from the ICC, International Centre for Dispute Resolution, ICSID, CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution, and London Court of International Arbitration.

Transnational Dispute Management. Journal with articles on international arbitration, plus treaties and national laws on international investment and arbitration. Has arbitral awards from the PCA, ICSID, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, and Singapore Arbitration Centre, as well as from national courts.

Oxford Reports on International Law   Search in content type arbitral cases, subject either international economic law or settlement of disputes. This module is not in the Emory subscription, but you can retrieve results with citations.

Hein Online, Kluwer International Journal Library. Includes some journals that report on arbitral decisions. The most recent years are indexing only – titles but not full-text. Includes Asian Dispute Review, Revista Brasileira de Arbitragem, World Trade and Arbitration Materials.. Hein also has the Yearbook on International Arbitration in the Law Journal Library

Print and ebook resources with reports on arbitral awards:

            Yearbook: Commercial Arbitration (ICC and other arbitral institutions) in Periodicals

            The UNIDROIT Principles in Practice: Caselaw and Bibliography on the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts. 2006 book on ProQuest Ebook Central.


UNCITRAL CLOUT database. Cases on the CISG and the Model Law on International Arbitration. To search cases, find by country or by article. Some in full-text, some with English language abstracts. Also has digests of caselaw by article.

Pace CISG Database. Includes an annotated treaty by article. Search cases by jurisdiction, terms, arbitral institution, or CISG article. Also has commentaries and law review articles. Database requires setting up a free account.

UNILEX database. International caselaw and bibliography for the CISG and UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts. Find cases by date, country, article, issue, or chronological order. There’s also a subject list to find instrument articles and then full-text cases by country.

Investor-State Arbitration:

ICSID (International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes) cases. Search form by nationality, status, instrument, subject, outcome. Includes case information and procedural details, some full-text decisions. Includes pending and concluded cases.

ITALaw (Investment Treaty Arbitration). Search form for investment cases by case or document type, plus new awards section. Includes ICSID, PCA, and national courts. Full-text documents, with links to treaty sources.

UNCTAD International Investment Policy Hub. Find investment dispute settlements by country, treaty, institution, year, industry sector. Summary and text of awards and orders, status, decisions rendered.

Permanent Court of Arbitration. Treaty disputes between states and investor-state disputes.

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