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5 October 2017

BCDR-AAA Launches New Arbitration Rules

The Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution (BCDR-AAA) adopted its first arbitration rules in 2010, which were closely modeled on those of the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR). Since then, several arbitration institutions (including the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in 2012, the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) in 2014, and the ICDR itself in 2014) have revised their arbitration rules. UNCITRAL, too, issued new arbitration rules for ad hoc proceedings in 2010.

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24 September 2017

BCDR-AAA to Co-Host 4th International Conference for a Euro-Mediterranean Community of International Arbitration

The Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution (BCDR-AAA), the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) will jointly host the 4th Conference for a Euro-Mediterranean Community of International Arbitration on 19 November 2017

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10 May 2017

UNCITRAL Secretary Visits BCDR-AAA

Mr. Renaud Sorieul, Secretary of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), visited the offices of BCDR-AAA in Bahrain on 9–10 May 2017.

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13 April 2017

BCDR-AAA Furthers its International Arbitration Training Program

In April 2017, a new group of students successfully completed the International Arbitration Training Program of the Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution (BCDR-AAA).

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30 March 2017

BCDR-AAA’s CEO at IFCAI Council Meeting in Milan

Professor Nassib G. Ziadé, Chief Executive Officer of the Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution (BCDR-AAA), joined other institutional leaders for a meeting of the Council of the International Federation of Commercial Arbitration Institutions (IFCAI) in Milan on 30 March 2017.

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11 March 2017

BCDR-AAA’s CEO and Chair Speak on Building Synergy Between Civil and Common Law

Sheikha Haya Al Khalifa and Professor Nassib G. Ziadé, respectively Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution (BCDR-AAA), were members of a panel that discussed institutional perspectives on building synergy between civil and common law at a conference in Dubai on 9 March 2017 organized by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb).

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28 February 2017

New Issue of the BCDR International Arbitration Review Honors the Memory of Georges R. Delaume

The Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution (BCDR-AAA) has released the fifth issue of the BCDR International Arbitration Review in memory of the late Georges R. Delaume, Professor of Law at George Washington University and former Senior Legal Adviser at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID).

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18 February 2017

BCDR-AAA’s CEO Speaks at Florida Conference on Examining and Handling Corruption Instances in International Arbitration

Professor Nassib G. Ziadé, Chief Executive Officer of the Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution (BCDR-AAA), took part in a panel discussion on “Examining Instances of Corruption and How to Handle them in International Arbitration” at iLaw2017, the Global Forum on International Law organized by the International Law Section of the Florida Bar.

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31 October 2016

New Draft Arbitration Rules for the BCDR-AAA

The current Arbitration Rules of the Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution (BCDR-AAA) were adopted in 2010 and were closely modeled on the then-existing arbitration rules of the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR). Since the adoption of the BCDR-AAA’s current rules, a number of arbitration institutions (including the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in 2012, the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) in 2014, and the ICDR itself in 2014) have issued new arbitration rules. New UNCITRAL arbitration rules for ad hoc arbitration proceedings were also adopted in 2010.

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