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International Commercial Arbitration: Arbitral Awards

Arbitral Awards: A Note

Researchers should note that arbitral awards are binding only on the parties to that particular arbitration. S. I. Strong, Research and Practice in International Commercial Arbitration, §5.21 (2009). According to Strong, however, arbitral awards can be helpful to researchers when considering issues not covered by national statutes or that are infrequently discussed in national courts, such as procedural matters and challenges to arbitrators. Id.

Finding Awards on Westlaw

Sources for Finding Arbitral Awards

Below is a compilation of resources available to researchers at the UDM Law Library in print or online from which they can search for arbitral decisions.

Mealey's Litigation Reports on Lexis

In Lexis Advance, choose the "Browse Sources" feature, and search for "International Arbitration: Mealey's Litigation Report." The source is current from April 1990. 

Arbitral Decisions for CISG

For issues specific to international commercial contracts or international contracts on the sale of goods, researchers may find the following sources more useful.