Welcome to Bangladesh International Arbitration Centre

Bangladesh International Arbitration Centre (BIAC) 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. The 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, had supported 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 and Mediation Rules in 2014 both of which have been updated in 2019. 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, list of mediators and excellence in serving its clients. Discover from these pages why businesses increasingly choose to arbitrate and mediate in BIAC.

The Bangladesh International Arbitration Centre (BIAC) is pleased to be the supporting organisation for the ASIA ADR WEEK 2022, with the exciting theme, “COMPASSUS: THE ODYSSEAN COURSE TO MODERN ADR”.

The three days conference will feature over 100 distinguished speakers from all over the world comprising judges, academicians and ADR practitioners who will share their thoughts and insights on a range of topics from Armed Conflicts, Blockchain, Crypto, Arbitration in Space and Fashion Industry, Construction Adjudication, CIPAA 2012 and much more!

There will also be three pre-event days namely Rules Day, Contracts Day and International Day. Pre-events (3rd – 5th October 2022): Complimentary.

Tickets are open for sale as per the details below:

Full Conference (6th – 8th October 2022): MYR 1700/USD 385
Days 1 & 2 (6th – 7th October 2002): MYR 1200/USD 275
CIPAA Conference (8th October 2022): MYR 600/USD 140
Virtual Pass (Brella) for Full Conference (6th – 8th October 2022): MYR 200/USD 50

For more information on ASIA ADR WEEK 2022, head on to bit.ly/AADRW_2022

To register your interest, email the organiser at events@aiac.world.

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Istanbul Arbitration Week 2022

Bangladesh International Arbitration Centre (BIAC) is privileged to be one of the supporting organisations for the upcoming event “Istanbul Arbitration Week” hosted by the Energy Disputes Arbitration Center and consists of a series of events related to international investment, trade, and arbitration law. ISTAW2022 will be held on 10-14 October 2022.

ISTAW aim to bring arbitrators, lawyers, academics, and arbitration experts from all over the world together. ISTAW 2022’s panels will follow a dynamic format and foster an open discussion forum regarding the future of international arbitration. They will shed light on new arbitration techniques, focus on developments and evolving interpretations and views, and discuss the best practices for international arbitration in the new virtual reality. The 2022 event will be a hybrid format offering an in-person option and a remote option for those who would like to participate virtually.

BIAC encourages you to join the Event by registering at- https://istaw.com/register/

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BIAC’s Training Course on Negotiation and Mediation on 12 &13 October 2022.

Bangladesh International Arbitration Centre (BIAC) is going to organise its acclaimed Two day-long Intensive Training Course on Negotiation- Mediation on 12 & 13 October 2022.

The Course aims to instill the knowledge of Negotiation and Mediation- two main components of ADR, for officers working in the corporate, banking and financial sectors, independent law practitioners and fresh law graduates and develops the ability to resolve and manage conflict. Upon successful completion of this training, a Certificate of Participation will be awarded to the Participants.

Registration is ongoing at BIAC, Last Date of Registration: 4 October 2022.

For Registration: https://www.biac.org.bd/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/Registration-Form.pdf

For more information & assistance please contact BIAC office No: 02 55138092-93.
Call Ms. Mahbuba Rahman Runa, General Manager, BIAC. Cell: 01716 413842.


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Bangladesh International Arbitration Centre (BIAC)

Unique Heights, 13th Floor, Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, Dhaka-1217

Contact Us: 01314-447490

E-mail: info@biac.org.bd, Website:www.biac.org.bd