The Legal Framework for Arbitration in Bangladesh

General Information

  • UNCITRAL Model-Law based: Yes.
  • Legal Provisions: Bangladesh Arbitration Act 2001 (Act I of 2001) of 24 January 2001, in force since 10 April 2001, as amended. 

Multilateral Conventions

  • New York Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 6 May 1992); reservations: none.
  • European Convention: No.
  • ICSID Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 27 March 1980); reservations: none.
  • Energy Charter Treaty: No. 

Arbitral Institutions

  • Bangladesh International Arbitration Centre (BIAC)

Last updated July 2017