Institutions

Abu Dhabi Commercial Conciliation and Arbitration Center (ADCCAC)
American Arbitration Association (AAA)
Non-binding dispute resolution services and resources.
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Arab Association for International Arbitration
The Arab Association for International Arbitration was established in Paris in 1991 during a meeting between arbitrators and law practitioners from the entire Arab world in order to set rules for cooperation among them to protect the Arab trade sector which resort to arbitration. The Association intended to prepare Arab elites for being involved, as arbitrators and counsels, in the issues of international Arab arbitration, especially after arbitration has become vital for trade and international investment, where it has proven its success and efficiency in settling international commercial disputes quickly ensuring a familiar and friendly climate for the parties to the disputes.
Arbitration Center of the Official Franco-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC)
The SCC is part of, but independent from, the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce and was established in 1917. The SCC has a Board and a Secretariat. The SCC provides efficient dispute resolution services.The SCC was recognized in the 1970's by the United States and the Soviet Union as a neutral centre for the resolution of East West trade disputes, and the SCC has since expanded its services in international commercial arbitration. In recent years the number of cases filed with the SCC has increased considerably and the SCC has emerged as one of the most important and frequently used arbitration institutions worldwide.Today the SCC caseload includes both domestic and international arbitration cases. About 50 per cent of the cases are international in the sense that they involve at least one non-Swedish party.
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Australian Centre for International Commercial Abitration (ACICA)
"The Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration ('ACICA') is a not-for-profit public company which was established in 1985. The objects of ACICA are to support and facilitate international arbitration and to promote Sydney and Australia as a venue for international commercial arbitrations.ACICA maintains a panel of international arbitrators and a list of experienced arbitration practitioners. It provides information on international arbitration and is involved in education through the provision of seminars."
Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA)
CRCICA is an International Organization operating in Egypt since 1979 by dint of an international agreement signed between the Egyptian Government and the Asian African Legal Consultative Organization (having more than 45 member-states).
Camera Arbitrale di Milano / Chamber of Arbitration of Milan (CAM)
"The Chamber of Arbitration of Milan is a special branch of the Chamber of Commerce of Milan and specializes in commercial dispute resolution. The Chamber provides an array of services and tools known as ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution), which allow for a resolution of disputes within time-limits and through methods that are different from judicial proceedings."
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
"The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) is a not-for-profit, UK registered charity working in the public interest through an international network of branches. It has a global membership of around 12,000 individuals who have professional training in private dispute resolution."
China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) Arbitration Center
The China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) is one of the major permanent arbitration institutions in the world. Formerly known as the Foreign Trade Arbitration Commission, the CIETAC was set up in April 1956 under the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT). The CIETAC independently and impartially resolves economic and trade disputes by means of arbitration. Contains materials in English and Chinese with respect to major Chinese arbitration organizations
Cour Commune de Justice et d'Arbitrage de l'Organisation pour l'Harmonisation en Afrique du Droit des Affairs (OHADA--CCJA)
Only available in French.
Court of Arbitration for Sport / Tribunal Arbitral du Sport
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS; French: Tribunal Arbitral du Sport or TAS) is an international arbitration body set up to settle disputes related to sport
Court of International Commercial Arbitration (CICA) attached to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania (CCIR)
"The Court provides the following services: arbitration, consultancy on procedures, studies and research in the field of arbitration, co-operation with the arbitration commissions within the system of Chambers of Commerce and Industry in Romania."
Deutsche Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit (DIS)
"The German Institution of Arbitration (DIS) is a registered association for the promotion of national and international arbitration.The DIS offers administrated arbitral proceedings pursuant to the DIS Arbitration Rules and other procedures of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). It regularly organizes conferences and seminars for the further training of legal practitioners and other interested persons and publishes various publications on German and international arbitration law."
Dubai Internationaal Financial Center -- London Court of International Arbitration Centre (DIFC--LCIA)
"The DIFC LCIA Arbitration Centre is founded on a strategic partnership between two institutions whose individual and complementary sets of strengths add great value to their association. The mission of this partnership is to promote more effective resolution of international business disputes through arbitration and mediation worldwide."
Dubai International Arbitration Center (DIAC)
Provides arbitration services for local and international disagreements.
ECOSOC: UN Agencies
UN Economic and Social Council - list of UN Specialized Agencies
Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators (HKIArb)
"A main objective is to promote arbitration and other alternative methods of dispute resolution (ADR) in Hong Kong which is a service centre for Asia and gateway to China. HKIArb will be involved in the training of arbitrators and mediators and the setting of appropriate standards of conduct for arbitrators and mediators in Hong Kong. It is involved in law reform relevant both to arbitration and mediation. It is working to develop ties with other organisations involved in arbitration and ADR, particularly those within China and in the Asia region."Available in English and Traditional Chinese.
Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC)
"HKIAC was established in 1985 to assist parties resolve their disputes through arbitration and other means of dispute resolution. A group of leading business and professional people in Hong Kong founded the HKIAC with the hope of making it the leading centre for dispute resolution in Asia. The business community and the Hong Kong Government have generously funded the HKIAC, but the Centre is totally independent and is financially self sufficient."
ICCA -- International Council for Commercial Arbitration
ICCA is a worldwide non-government organization dedicated to promoting and developing arbitration, conciliation, and other forms of international dispute resolution.
Inter-American Commercial Arbitration Commission
The Inter-American Commercial Arbitration Commission has established, maintains, and administers throughout the Western Hemisphere a system for settlement, by arbitration or conciliation, of international commercial disputes. The system includes National Sections or Representatives in almost all countries in the Western Hemisphere. Where no such National Section or Representative exists, the Commission performs all activities that would otherwise be performed by a National Section.
International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID)
This World Bank website offers resources for conciliation and arbitration of international investment disputes, including copies of awards and decisions. Cases are also available in print - UES.
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
ICC is the largest business organization in the world with member companies in over 130 countries. It had permanent observer status with the U.N. It's Commission of ArbitrationThe Commission on Arbitration "...aims to create a forum for experts to pool ideas and impact new policy on practical issues relating to international arbitration, the settlement of international business disputes and the legal and procedural aspects of arbitration."
International Commercial Arbitration Court at the RF Chamber of Commerce and Industry
"The International Commercial Arbitration Court at the RF Chamber of Commerce and Industry is the leading arbitration court in Russia and in East European countries which deals with resolving disputes of international character... The ICAC is one of the largest and authoritative arbitration centre of the world, recognized by domestic and foreign entrepreneurs."Primary website is in Russian and English, with some parts available in simplified Chinese, German, and French.
International Court of Arbitration for Marine and Inland Navigation at Gdynia, Poland
International Court of Arbitration for Marine and Inland Navigation at Gdynia, Poland
Internationales Schiedsgericht der Wirtschaftskammer Österreich / Vienna International Arbitral Center (VIAC)
"The Centre was founded in 1975 as an independent, permanent arbitral institution operating as a constituent of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber. Located in a neutral country and the centre of Europe, the VIAC serves as an attractive institution for multinational businesses seeking to settle their international trade disputes by arbitration. The VIAC is committed to providing high-level services which are tailored to the specific needs of its clients."
Iran-United States Claims Tribunal
The Iran-United States Claims Tribunal came into existence as one of the measures taken to resolve the crisis in relations between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the United States of America arising out of the detention of 52 United States nationals at the United States Embassy in Tehran which commenced in November 1979, and the subsequent freeze of Iranian assets by the United States of America.The Government of the Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria served as intermediary in the search for a mutually acceptable solution. Having consulted extensively with the two Governments as to the commitments which each was willing to undertake in order to resolve the crisis, the Government of Algeria recorded those commitments in two Declarations made on 19 January 1981. The "General Declaration" and the "Claims Settlement Declaration" or the "Algiers Declarations," as they are often called, were then adhered to by Iran and the United States.
Japan Commercial Arbitration Association (JCAA)
Available in English and Japanese, with select materials available in simplified Chinese."As the only permanent commercial arbitral institution in Japan, JCAA contributes to the resolution of disputes arising from international and domestic business transactions.Having fairly resolved various commercial disputes, we have acquired high credibility among many corporations and other institutions around the world."
Korean Commercial Abitration Board (KCAB)
"As international trade and commerce increases among the nations of the world, it is an inevitable fact that disputes rise as well. As these transactions grow more complex, it becomes increasingly important to resolve disputes and conflicts as quickly, efficiently and formatively as possible. And in Korea, the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (KCAB) is well established to assist those."
Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA)
The Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA) was established in 1978 under the auspices of the Asian-African Legal Consultative Organisation (AALCO). It was the first regional centre established by AALCO in Asia to provide institutional support as a neutral and independent venue for the conduct of domestic and international arbitration proceedings in Asia.
London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA)
The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) is universally recognised as one of the world's leading arbitral institutions.The LCIA provides efficient, flexible and impartial administration of arbitration and of a wide range of other ADR procedures, regardless of the location of the parties, and under any system of law.
Netherlands Arbitration Institute (NAI)
"Established in 1949 as an independent foundation, the Netherlands Arbitration Institute aims to promote the resolution and settlement of disputes by means of arbitration, binding advice and mediation."
Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) at the Hague
IGO established in 1899; find past and pending cases and other documents; court hears and decides territorial, treaty, and human rights disputes between states, as well as commercial and investment disputes.Cases: The PCA only identifies the parties and publishes awards or other information where the parties have so agreed. No information beyond what is set forth on this website will be provided by the PCA.The PCA includes the following: Conventions and Treaties, PCA Rules, UNCITRAL Rules, Annual Reports
Singapore Institute of Arbitrators (SIArb)
SIArb's goals are to "train arbitrators and promote the use of arbitration for dispute resolutions."
Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC)
SIAC provides "a neutral, efficient and reliable dispute resolution service in this important regional hub that is the centre of Asia’s legal and business activity."In English, Chinese, Korean, and Japanese.
Swiss Chambers' Court of Arbitration and Mediation (SCCAM)
"The Chambers of Commerce of Basel, Berne, Geneva, Lausanne, Lugano, Neuchâtel and Zurich offer their services in International Arbitration based on the Swiss Rules of International Arbitration."
Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
International Commercial Arbitration Court and Maritime Arbitration Commission are Chamber of Commerce and Industry's Arbitration bodies.International Commercial Arbitration Court "...settle[s] disputes from contractual and other civil law relationships arising in the course of foreign trade and other forms of international economic relations, provided that the place of business of at least one of the parties is abroad, as well as disputes arising between enterprises with the foreign investments, international associations and organizations established in the territory of Ukraine, disputes between their participants, as well as their disputes with other legal entities in Ukraine."Maritime Arbitration Commission "...settle[s] disputes arising from contractual and other civil law relationships in the field of merchant shipping without regard are there parties of such relations subjects of Ukrainian and foreign laws or only foreign or Ukrainian law separately."In English and in Russian.
UNCTAD Index
UN Conference on Trade and Development - find the Trade and Development Index (TDI), digital library, statistical databases, and other tools.
United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL)
UNCITRAL's business is the modernization and harmonization of rules on international business including arbitration and dispute resolution
United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL)
UNCITRAL's business is the modernization and harmonization of rules on international business including arbitration and dispute resolution
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations. It is dedicated to developing a balanced and accessible international intellectual property (IP) system, which rewards creativity, stimulates innovation and contributes to economic development while safeguarding the public interest.Based in Geneva, Switzerland, the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center was established in 1994 to offer Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) options, in particular arbitration and mediation, for the resolution of international commercial disputes between private parties. Developed by leading experts in cross-border dispute settlement, the procedures offered by the Center are widely recognized as particularly appropriate for technology, entertainment and other disputes involving intellectual property.