Akhtar Imam & Associates (AIA) entered into a Cooperation Agreement with Bangladesh International Arbitration Centre (BIAC).

BIAC signed an MoU with AIA, in a simple ceremony at the BIAC premises on 30 March 2022 for mutual cooperation in providing Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) services.

AIA is one of the leading full-service law firms in Bangladesh founded in 1980. The firm is best known for its expertise in company and commercial law, litigation (civil, company and constitutional), domestic and international commercial arbitration, foreign investment, labour, employment, banking, finance and securities laws.

The Parties have agreed to promote institutional ADR in the country and beyond. Pursuant to the MoU, the Parties will be able to exchange information and publications of mutual interest in the field of commercial arbitration and mediation and organise seminars, symposia, workshops, roundtables, conferences, awareness and training programmes relating to ADR.

The MoU was signed by the Chief Executive Officer of BIAC, Mr. Kaiser A. Chowdhury and the Partner of the Chamber, Barrister Reshad Imam on behalf of their respective organisations. Also present in the occasion were Barrister Darras Abdullah, Associate from AIA and General Manager Ms. Mahbuba Rahman and Assistant Counsel Mr. Asif S. Bhuiyan from BIAC.