Welcome to Bangladesh International Arbitration Centre

Bangladesh International Arbitration Centre is the first international arbitration institution of the country. It is registered as a not-for-profit organization and commenced operations in April 2011 under a license from the Government. Three prominent business Chambers of Bangladesh, namely, International Chamber of Commerce-Bangladesh (ICC-B), Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DCCI) and Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce & Industry (MCCI), Dhaka are sponsors of BIAC. The International Finance Corporation (IFC) – the private sector arm of The World Bank – with funds from UK Aid and European Union, is supporting BIAC in the initial stages under a co-operation agreement. BIAC provides a neutral, efficient and reliable dispute resolution service in this emerging hub of South Asia’s industrial and commercial activity. BIAC introduced its Arbitration Rules in April 2012. These Rules incorporate some of the leading developments in domestic and international arbitration, while conforming to the Bangladesh Arbitration Act 2001. BIAC is renowned for its first-rate, state-of-the-art arbitration facilities, experienced panel of independent arbitrators and excellence in serving its clients. Discover from these pages why businesses increasingly choose to arbitrate in BIAC.


One-Day ADR Training to be held on Tuesday, 21st March 2017

This training is designed to give participants a thorough understanding of the ADR methods  and Process especially Arbitration and Mediation . The course will cover Origin of ADR; ADR in Bangladesh Laws, Elements, Importance and Effect of Arbitration Clause/Agreement; BIAC dispute settlement clause, Composition of Arbitration Tribunal;  Difference between Ad-hoc and Institutional Arbitration; Role of National Courts in Arbitration;  Arbitral Award and its Enforcement,  Five stages of Mediation,Role of mediators, Mediation under Civil Procedure Code, Ways to successful mediation and  mediate under BIAC Mediation Rules. Certificates will be provided upon successful completion of the course.

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Bangladesh International Arbitration Centre (BIAC)

69/1 Panthapath, Suvastu Tower (6th floor), Dhaka-1205,

PABX: +8802-964-1071 , +8802-964-1072, Fax: +8802–964-1074,

E-mail: info@biac.org.bd