Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre

General information

Official name Hong kong International Arbitration Centre
Address 38th Floor Two Exchange Square, 8 Connaught Place
City Hong Kong
Country China
Telephone (852) 2525 2381
Fax (852) 2524 2171
URL http://www.hkiac.org
Email adr@hkiac.org
Presentation
The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) was established in 1985 to assist disputing parties to solve their disputes by arbitration and by other means of dispute resolution. It was established by a group of the leading business and professional people in Hong Kong to be the focus for Asia of dispute resolution. HKIAC is a non-profit company limited by guarantee. It is financially self sufficient.
Functions
The Centre provides a free information service on international and domestic dispute resolution; this includes answering enquiries and advising on dispute resolution clauses and arbitrators' fees. HKIAC operates panels of international and local arbitrators of experience and holds lists of mediators. It can assist in making recommendations of suitable persons. It administers the mediation service for Hong Kong Government contracts. For international arbitrations, HKIAC recommends the use of its Procedure for Arbitration which includes the 1976 UNCITRAL Rules.
Services
- hearings rooms;
- transcription, interpretation. The normal working languages are English and Chinese. Other languages may also be used;
- typing and other secretarial and clerical assistance;
- video conferencing;
- secure storage provision for documents;
- a full range of telecommunication;
- hotel and airline bookings.
- transportation between hotels and the Centre.

Documents

  English French Spanish
Model Clause    
UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules (1976)
Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre Mediation Rules (1999)    
Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre Electronic Transaction Arbitration Rules (2002)    


Last update : 2003-03-30