Where to Find Society of Maritime Arbitrators, Inc. Arbitration Awards Materials on the LEXIS-NEXIS® services
How to Search SMA Materials on the LEXIS-NEXIS® services
Sample SMA Document on the LEXIS-NEXIS® services
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The full text of arbitration awards decisions published by the Society of Maritime Arbitrators, Inc. (SMA) can be found in the USAWDS file of the Admiralty (ADMRTY) library. The SMA materials complement the collection of domestic and British case law, statutory and regulatory materials, relevant secondary legal and non-legal research sources also found in the ADMRTY library.
|The SMA materials may be searched using the following segments (example provided):|
|CONCUR||All concurring opinions, including names of those writing and joining in them.|
concur (weather work*** W/10 laytime)
|CONCURBY||Last name(s) of the arbitrator(s) writing concurring opinions.|
concurby (van gelder)
|COPYRIGHT||Name of the publisher and the copyright year. |
copyright (society maritime arbitrators)
|COUNSEL||Names of counsel appearing in the matter, and the parties they represent.|
counsel (honan AND downey)
|DATE||Date of the arbitration decision. date = 11/1/1994|
|DECISION||Full-text of the arbitrators' final decision. decision (demurrage time bar)|
|DISSENT||All dissenting opinions or opinions which concur in part or dissent in part, including names of those writing and joining in them. dissent (siciliano)|
|DISSENTBY||Last name(s) of the arbitrator(s) writing dissenting opinions or opinions concurring or
dissenting in part. |
|NAME||Names of the parties involved in the dispute; may include names of vessels and charter
name (scanchem chartering AND sunrise shipping AND asbatankvoy)
|NUMBER||Award number assigned by the Society of Maritime Arbitrators.|
|PANEL||Names and titles of the arbitrators deciding the dispute.|
panel (mordhorst AND arnold AND van gelder)
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