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.

Training on ADR at BIAC

BIAC is organising a training programme on Mediation and Arbitration for those who are interested to know about ADR. The training will be held on Tuesday & Wednesday, 23-24 July 2019 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. This training is designed to give participants a thorough understanding of the basics of arbitration and Mediation. It will cover Origin of ADR; ADR in Bangladesh Laws, Elements, Importance and Effect of Arbitration- Mediation Clause; Process of Arbitration, Commence and Conduct of Arbitration Proceedings and Arbitral award and its Enforcement, principle and process of Mediation, skills of a competent Mediator, Mediation in several laws.

Registration is ongoing at BIAC. Last Date of Registration 18 July, 2019. Registration fee Tk.6500 (one day), TK.11000 (both days).

Seats are limited. A Certificate of Participation will be provided to successful participants.

For more information & assistance please contact BIAC office or call Ms. Mahbuba Rahman Runa, Sr. Counsel (cell: +8801716-413842).

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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