The Legal Framework for Arbitration in Bosnia and Herzegovina

General Information

  • UNCITRAL Model-Law based: No.
  • Legal Provisions: 2003 Civil Procedure Act of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Articles 434–453); the 2003 Civil Procedure Act of the Republic of Srpska (Articles 434–453); and the 2003 Civil Procedure Act of the Brcko District (Articles 380–399).

Multilateral Conventions

  • New York Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 1 September 1993); reservations: reciprocity; commercial disputes; only applicable to awards adopted after entry into effect of the Convention.
  • European Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 1 September 1993); reservations: none.
  • ICSID Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 14 May 1997); reservations: none.
  • Energy Charter Treaty: Yes (ratification/accession: 10 January 2001); reservations: none.

Arbitral Institutions

Last updated November 2016