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Our fee structure is crystal clear. Our fee scales are explained below. The cost of traditional court proceedings can be sky-high. Choosing for out of court dispute resolution, can result in huge savings. Choosing CEDIRES may, for several reasons, result in additional cost reductions: • Alternative dispute resolution (ADR), especially when organized by CEDIRES, usually … Read more


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Belgium – general legal information: Belgium – information on arbitration: Association for International Arbitration (AIA) Belgium – Orde van Vlaamse Balies: European Union – Alternative Dispute Resolution for consumers: Directive 2013/11/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 May 2013 on alternative dispute resolution for consumer disputes and amending Regulation … Read more

Free online library

  Finding one’s way in the abundant literature on ADR is not always an easy task. In order to make some information more easily accessible, we have gathered some materials pertaining to the topics listed below. Click on your topic of interest and you shall find a number of references, as well as some full … Read more

Sample contracts

Sample contracts (also known as model contracts) are tools that can be both useful and dangerous. Useful because it is not necessary to draft every single contract starting from a blank page. A contract drafted on the basis of a model will oftentimes be more complete and balanced than a concise text written “from scratch”. … Read more

Arbitration clause

Once you realize that bringing your dispute to court is an unnecessary waste of time and money, choosing CEDIRES is very simple. All you need to do is use our arbitration clause in any contract you enter into. You can copy the following clause or click here for a Word version of the clause: “Any … Read more

Procedural rules

The following Procedural Rules govern all Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) procedures before the Center for Dispute Resolution (“CEDIRES”) ( These Rules have been inspired by and are to a large extent based on the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Arbitration Rules (see  Click here to download these Procedural Rules as a … Read more

Intra-company disputes

Conflicts can paralyze an organization. Conflicts can demoralize people. They can affect your business productivity. Conflicts can escalate in such a manner that they will affect the quality of the goods or services your company delivers. Tensions within your company can therefore ultimately be damaging to your reputation. Terminating employment relationships because of a conflict … Read more

Construction disputes

A construction project where nothing goes wrong: we wish it to every client. A construction dispute in court: we wish it to no one. The disadvantages of court proceedings are often enhanced in construction disputes. A court case in which multiple participants in the construction process are involved (e.g. the owner, the main contractor, the … Read more