Signing of co-operation agreement with CIArb and ICDR/AAA

15/10/2018 11:21

On October 12th 2018, Vietnam International Arbitration Centre (VIAC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London Branch and a Cooperation Agreement (CA) with the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), a division of the American Arbitration Association (AAA) as part of the opening ceremony for the Introduction to International Arbitration Course, hosted by VIAC and CIArb, London and sponsored by ICDR at Deutsche Haus Building, Ho Chi Minh City.

The signing of the MoU with CIArb, London is considered VIAC’s first step in international cooperation in the field of professional training and education of international arbitrators and dispute resolution practitioners. The MoU is expected to generate more quality and qualified training courses at international standards on par with the Introduction to International Arbitration Course for Vietnam’s lawyer communities as well as the legal practitioners in the near future, which is believed to greatly aid in improving such communities’ capacity in utilizing international arbitration as an advanced means to resolve commercial and investment disputes.

The signing of the Cooperation Agreement establishes an official bridge between VIAC and ICDR/AAA, allowing the two institutions to directly exchange information, organize joint events as well as publications in the field of commercial arbitration, mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution. The CA reaffirms VIAC’s position as the most prolific and proactive arbitration institution in Vietnam. VIAC restlessly extends its international links in order to keep pace with the latest development in international arbitration with a view to maintaining VIAC’s position as the most prestigious arbitration centre among the business community, providing arbitration services at international standards and resolving disputes with transparency – friendliness – effectiveness.



Hình ảnh có liên quan   CIArb is an international centre of excellence for the practice and profession of alternative dispute resolution. To date, there are over 15,000 CIArb members based across 133 countries and supported by an international network of 39 branches. CIArb provides its members with a range of resources including guidance, support, advice, networking and promotional activities, as well as facilities for hearings, meetings and other events.


 Hình ảnh có liên quan   ICDR/AAA is the international division of the American Arbitration Association, the world’s leading provider of dispute resolution services to businesses in matters involving cross-border transactions. Established over 20 years ago, the ICDR/AAA allows parties to a dispute access to top-quality services of the AAA on a separate operational structure that includes rules, arbitrators, mediators, administration, case management staff, and executive management. Since that genesis, the ICDR has become recognized as the leader in rule innovation
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