- electronic newsletter
WWW Virtual Library:
interarb is an information
provider in the subject areas of arbitration and dispute resolution, it
is dedicated to the supply of essential support to practitioners and users
of international dispute resolution services on a global basis.
The benefits of association with this process are:
Being part of a growing global network of like-minded individuals
Gaining expertise through the sharing and exchange of information internationally
Access to a world-class database of information: available electronically
from anywhere in the World
Support for your technical queries and for your research
The ability to profit from shared creative, innovative and practical approaches
This is available via:
Online access to a database listing Web pages across the globe that relate
to arbitration and dispute resolution. Currently several hundred links
are indexed, via www.interarb.com/vl/
This material may be searched using interactive software.
Online access to fulltext material. This material has been selected and
uploaded to fill lacunae that are apparent in the range of material already
available from other resources on the Web. Such material includes older
material (e.g. the Geneva Protocol and Convention that date from the 1920's)
and material from Africa (the statutes of Zambia and Zimbabwe were recently
loaded), but also areas of special interest (not least the UNCITRAL Model
This material can be searched by use of ht.dig software.
An enquiry service for specific questions or for paper based materials.
The ability to participate in cooperative research along with other members
of the global community. This can range from short-term queries to major
long-term projects, with results confined to participating organisations/practices
or published more generally.
Available techniques include desk-based research, postal surveys, telephone
and other electronic surveys, face-to-face interviews, and structured group
The electronic newsletter EUROPEAN
ARBITRATION (ISSN 1286-4528),
provides a regular listing of arbitral events, as well as news and comment
on developments in the arbitral world. Distributed via the Internet
since 1996 , its is now also available via fax for subscribers.
The ability to list yourself, your practice or your institution on the
electronic database -these sites receive well over 1,000 individual visitors
each month (the 'hit rate' is an unreliable indicator of true activity,
but for comparison this is well over 10,000 each month).
in the provision of its services, interarb is:
been providing information services since January 1996.
users in at least twenty-seven countries, and all the six
continents. (The number of countries
is undoubtedly n underestimate, many users have ".com" addresses which
are non-United States. The figure is based on identifiable country codes.)
has had its electronic newsletter, EA,
described as "the premier on-line dispute resolution newsletter"
(The Alternative Newsletter, November
The aim of interarb's services is to allow users to compete effectively
and to better practise in the dynamic global environment.
In a world where great differences in the availability of resources
occurs we wish to maintain the policy of supplying as much information
as possible electronically and automatically, and above all without charge
to the user. This philosophy guided EUROPEAN
ARBITRATION which was distributed
without charge for over forty issues now (and is still avaimable without charge to students and
to readers in developing and transitional economies), it is also the basis of the WWW
Virtual Library project of which we are proud to be a member.
Other services will be charged for on a realistic basis.
You can support our services and enable them to expand by thes and enable them to expand by the following
making a personal contribution each year
We would suggest either $100, or 100 EURO, or your professional
charge out rate for half of one hour.
We emphasise that there is no obligation to contribute.
Free supply of information remains the cornerstone of our services. Please
do not feel inhibited about subscribing to newsletters or using the on-line
databases whether you contribute or not!
advertising on the websites
Some indication of the (growing) number of visitors
is given above.
(Personal and practice entries in the link-database
are not currently charged for, and advert would involve the use of a banner
or icon on specific or all pages, linking users to your own site.)
advertising in EUROPEAN ARBITRATION
Besides textual material adverts can include hyperlinks
to your own website.
sponsoring one of our services
We are willing to discuss one of these services
being 'sponsored' by a user for a period, with their name being linked
to the particular service for that period.
subscribe to EA
make a donation
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VL Arbitration Database