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International Commercial Arbitration & International Sales Law

Arbitral Institutions

The websites of arbitral institutions usually provide access to their procedural rules. Access to procedural rules from various arbitral institutions can also be found on Kluwer Arbitration. The following list provides links to selected significant arbitral institutions. See Juris International - Dispute Resolutions Centres for a much more comprehensive list organized by country and by geographic area. 

International Court of Arbitration, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)

The International Court of Arbitration is an arbitral institution for resolving international commercial disputes. The International Court of Arbitration is part of the International Chamber of Commerce. 

The ICC Arbitration Rules are of 2012, as amended in 2017, and effective as of 1 March 2017. 

London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA)

The London Court of International Arbitration is a major arbitral institution providing the service of international arbitration. The official website provides access to rulesguidance notesrecommended clauseschallenge decision database, and other content. 

The LCIA Arbitration Rules (2014) were adopted in 2014 and came into effect on 1 October 2014. The previous LCIA Rules (1998) continue to apply to arbitrations commenced prior to 1 October 2014 or to arbitrations where the parties' agreement expressly refers to the LCIA Rules 1998.