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.

Bangladesh International Arbitration Centre celebrates 8th Founding Anniversary

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Bangladesh Bank team reports on 2nd International ADR Conference in Bangkok recently

Bangladesh International Arbitration Centre (BIAC) led a delegation of 17 participants from Bangladesh to Bangkok, Thailand to the 2nd International ADR Conference organized by Thailand Arbitration Center (THAC) and supported by BIAC from 13-14 May 2019. The participants represented Bangladesh Bank, The City Bank Limited, Janata Bank, Krishi Bank, Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited, IDCOL, AB Bank Limited and legal experts. Mr. Mohammed Shahidul Haque, Senior Secretary, Legislative and Parliamentary Affairs Division, Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs presented a keynote on “New Innovations in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) by Arbitral Institutions”.

Leading the five member delegation from Bangladesh Bank Ms. Rahima Khatun, Deputy Director, Foreign Exchange Operation Department, Bangladesh Bank submitted a report to BIAC recently on the event including her observation on Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). For brief observation on the report, please visit the below link:


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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