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I. National Legislation1. ( Eastern / Western) Germany2. Netherlands3. Switzerland4. Other European CountriesII. ConventionsIV. RestatementsV. Arbitration RulesVI. Arbitration Best PracticesVII. Mediation RulesVIII. Research PapersIX. Historic Awards / Materials1. Antiquity2. Middle Ages3. Modern Times

I. National Legislation

1. ( Eastern / Western) Germany

Zivilprozessordnung - German Code of Civil ProcedureGerman EGBGBGIW GDRBürgerliches Gesetzbuch - German Civil CodeHandelsgesetzbuch - German Commercial Code 

2. Netherlands

Dutch Code of Civil ProcedureNieuw Burgerlijk Wetboek - New Netherlands Civil Code ( Dutch Civil Code ) 

3. Switzerland

Schweizer Obligationenrecht - Swiss Law of ObligationsIPRG - Swiss International Private Law (Swiss PIL) 

4. Other European Countries

Belgian Civil CodeFrench Code CivilItalian Codice CivileCzechoslovak International Trade CodeAllgemeines Bürgerliches Gesetzbuch - Austrian Civil CodeEnglish Arbitration Act 1996Danish Contracts ActAustrian Arbiration Law 2006Scottish Arbitration Bill 2009Arbitration (Scotland) Act 2010Spanish Código Civil 

II. Conventions

United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG)UNIDROIT Convention on International Factoring (Ottawa, 28 May 1988).UNIDROIT Convention on International Financial Leasing (Ottawa, 20 May 1988).Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties of 1969Convention on Agency in the International Sale of Goods (Geneva, 17 February 1983).Rome Convention on the Law Applicable to Contractual Relations of October 9, 1980, OJ EU, No. L 266The Unified Agreement for the Investment of Arab Capital in the Arab CountriesOECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions. (Fulltext available at: http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/4/18/38028044.pdf)United Nations Convention against CorruptionUnited Nations Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards, 1958 (New York Convention)Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and Nationals of other States (ICSID Convention)Uniform Law on the Formation of Contracts for the International Sale of GoodsUniform Law on the International Sale of Goods 

IV. Restatements

Principles of European Contract Law - PECLPrinciples of the Existing EC Contract Law (Acquis Principles)The Most Recent Legal Principles Adopted by the Arbitral Tribunals under the Auspices of the Cairo Centre, CRCICA-Newsletter, Jan. 1997, page 2 et seq.Code Européen des Contrats - European Contract CodeA Contract Code: Drawn up on Behalf of the English Law CommissionAmerican Restatement 2nd of the Law of ContractsUNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts 2010 

V. Arbitration Rules

DIS Arbitration Rules 1998, downloadable at http://www.dis-arb.deAnnex to the DIS Arbitration Rules 1998 - Supplementary Rules for Expedited Proceedings 2008ICC Arbitration Rules 1998Art. 7 ICC ADR RulesLondon Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) RulesWIPO Arbitration RulesUNCITRAL Conciliation Rules 1980, YCA 1981, 165 et seq.CEDR Code of Conduct for Mediators and other Third Party NeutralsICDR International Dispute Resolution Procedures (including Mediation and Arbitration Rules)UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules 1976UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules 2010 (revised)Swiss Rules of International Arbitration 2006Camera Arbitrale di Milano - Arbitration Rules 2010 

VI. Arbitration Best Practices

IBA Guidelines on Conflicts of Interest in International Arbitration, 2004IBA Rules of Ethics for International Arbitrators 1987IBA Rules on the Taking of Evidence in International Arbitration 2010 

VII. Mediation Rules

DIS Mediation/Conciliation Rules, 2002ICDR International Dispute Resolution Procedures (including Mediation and Arbitration Rules)Camera Arbitrale di Milano, International Business Mediation Rules, October 2008 

VIII. Research Papers

Lamaud, Emmanuel, Comparison Between the CENTRAL List and the Vienna Convention for the International Sale of Goods - Specific Topics (research paper 2006)Yildirim, Ahmet Cemil, Equilibrio Contrattuale Nei Principi UNIDROIT e Nel Diritto Turco (research paper 2009) 

IX. Historic Awards / Materials

1. Antiquity

The Iliad, Homer, Book XVIII, 497 et seq. (ca. 650 B.C.)Demosthenes, Against Midias, Section 94, 361 BCTEXNH PHTOPIKH (Rhetorics by Aristotle), Aristoteles (ca. 329-323 B.C.), Book I, Chapter 13, 1374b19-23England’s Oldest Surviving Arbitral Award (AD 118) with an introduction by Derek Roebuck (’Early English Arbitration’, 2008, p. 50 et seq.)Roger Tomlin, A Five-Acre Wood in Roman Kent, in J. Bird, M.W.C. Hassall, H. Sheldon (eds), Interpreting Roman London: Papers in Memory of Hugh Chapman (Oxford 1996), p. 209 et seq.Tillus Sassius v Muncipality of Histonium (AD 19) with an introduction by Derek Roebuck ('Roman Arbitration', 2004, p. 181 et seq.)
The Bible, 1st Kings (Judgment of King Salomon), Chapter 3, Vers 16-18Corpus iuris civilis 

2. Middle Ages

Shepard, James W., The Rôles d'Oléron - A Lex Mercatoria of the Sea?, in Piergiovanni, Vito (ed), From Lex Mercatoria to commercial law (2005), S. 207 et seq. (ca. 1200)"Kleine Schied" and "Vorausschied" (Small and Preliminary Award), both rendered by Albertus Magnus in 1252"Großer Schied" ("Great Award") of June 28, 1258 rendered by Albertus Magnus et al. in a dispute between the City of Cologne and the Archbishop of Cologne (Text in: Strauch, Der Große Schied von 1258, 2008)The Re-establishment of peace between Henry, the king of England, and the barons of his realm, Award made at 23 January 1264Siete Partidas, Partida III, Título IV, Ley XXIII, written between June 26, 1256 and August 28, 1265Anonymous Writer, Colford's Collection, in the Little Red Book of Bristol (late 13th century)Ordinances of religious guilds, Cambridge (1388)Historic Scottish Arbitration Act 1426Edit de Fontainebleau, August 1560.The Rape of Lucrece, William Shakespeare, 1594 

3. Modern Times

Vynior's Case, 8 Co. Rep. 81 b. et seq. (1609)Malynes, Gerard, Consuetudo, Vel Lex Mercatoria or The Ancient Law-Merchant (1st. ed., 1622)Malynes, Gerard, Consuetudo, Vel Lex Mercatoria or The Ancient Law-Merchant (1st. ed., 1622), Chapther XV (with notes: 9(3) Arb. Int'l 323 (1993)).
Anthony Gibson against Edward Ferrers (Court decision on an Award rendered by Gerard Malynes in December 1623. Introduction by Derek Roebuck),  (1996) 62 Arbitration 12 et seq.A court, holden att Boston, November 7th, 1632, Records of the governor and company of the Massachusetts bay in New England. Printed by order of the legislature (1853), at p. 101 et seq.Laws and Ordinances of New Netherland, 1638-1674The Duke of York’s Laws for the government of the Colony of New York, 1665-1675Historic English Arbitration Act 1698Letter to the N.Y. Weekly Post Boy, 20th of May 1751, Three Centuries of Commercial Arbitration in New York: A Brief Survey, William Carton Jones, Washington University Law Review, Volume 1956, Issue 2, at Page 193 et seq.Kyd, S., A Treatise on the Law of Awards (1st ed. 1791), at p. 2-5Swift, Zephaniah, A System of the Laws of the State of Connecticut, Volume II, at p. 7-10 (1796)Arbitration clause in The Will of George Washington (Transcription), 1799Boretts v. Patterson, Tay. 37, 1 N.C. 126 (N.C.Super.L. & Eq.), 1799 WL 125 (N.C.Super.L. & Eq.))Treaty of Peace and Amity between His Britannic Majesty and the United States of America (The Treaty of Ghent), signed on December 24, 1814 in the Flemish city of GhentDelovio v. Boit et al (Maritime Jurisdiction of US Courts) 7 F.Cas. 418 (1815)Daniel Harmer v William Errington Bell and Others ("In Rem Jurisdiction of English Admiralty Courts") 13 E.R. 884 (1851)Treaty between the United States and Great Britain, 1871 (Washington Treaty)Alabama Claims Arbitration 1872, in John Bassett Moore (ed.), History and Digest of the International Arbitrations to which the United States has been a Party, 1898Sir Alexander Cockburn's dissenting opinion in the Alabama Claims Arbitration of September 14th, 1872Arbitration Bond (i.e. Agreement) and Award, 1878Ad Hoc-Award of October 27, 1883, Owners of M/S Parthenia (Mssrs. Houlder Bros and Co.) v. The Executors of the Late Ralph FirbankA Letter to the Times, 11th of August 1892, Sources for the History of Arbitration - A Bibliographical Introduction, Derek Roebuck, Arbitration International Volume 14 Number 3, at Page 237 et seq.France v. Venezuela: Award of the President of the Swiss Confederation in the Case of Fabiani (30th Dec. 1896), in: Moore, John Bassett, History and Digest of the International Arbitrations to which the United States has been a Party, Washington 1898, Vol. V, at p. 4878Ad Hoc-Award of March 29, 1900, Great Britain & United States v. Portugal, The National Archives (PRO) FO 881/7637X and FO 03/77/57The Pious Fund of the Californias, The United States of America vs. The United Mexican States, Permanent Court of Arbitration, 14. October 1902Re Polemis, [1931] 4(2) Cambridge Law Journal 125Lena Goldfields v. Soviet Government, Award of 2nd Sept 1930, German original text previously unpublished; English translation: 36 Cornell Law Quarterly (1950/1951), at 42 et seq.Goldman, Berthold, Le Monde ( 4th Oct. 1956 ), p. 3(Award by Michael R.E. Kerr, QC) Dawson's Field and Cairo Excess Loss Reinsurances, April 1972 
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