European Arbitration Chamber

THE EUROPEAN ARBITRATION CHAMBER (hereinafter - "the EAC") is an international non-profit association which brings together lawyers, attorneys, experts, mediators, businessmen and public figures from around the world for the realization of the rule of law in public and social life, development of international arbitration, judicial expertise, mediation and ADR, promoting of informal communication between lawyers from across Europe and the world.

The European Arbitration Chamber has been registered by the Belgium Ministry of Justice (Direction Générale de la législation, Royaume de Belgique Service Public Fédéral Justice # 6/SN/15.677/S) on December12th 2008.

 The Association carries out its activities in accordance with the Belgian Law of June 27th, 1921 on non-profit associations, non-profit international associations and foundations (paragraph 46-48) and its Statute.

The European Arbitration Chamber has been registered by the Belgium Ministry of Justice (Direction Générale de la législation, Royaume de Belgique Service Public Fédéral Justice # 6/SN/15.677/S) on December12th 2008. The Association carries out its activities in accordance with the Belgian Law of June 27th, 1921 on non-profit associations, non-profit international associations and foundations (paragraph 46-48) and its Statute.

MISSION OF THE EUROPEAN ARBITRATION CHAMBER IS:

  • implementation of the rule of law in public life
  • promotion of democracy
  • promotion of awareness of subjects of the legal profession
  • protection of rights and legitimation of interests of members of the EAC and promotion of their informal communication

AIMS OF THE EUROPEAN ARBITRATION CHAMBER ARE:

  • Promotion of alternative dispute resolution (ADR);
  • Implementation of the projects, which purpose is to unify the world practice of arbitration and alternative dispute resolution (ADR);
  • Unification of arbitration practice of international arbitration courts.
  • Unite of specialists from Europe and worldwide to share experience;


MAIN ACTIVITIES OF THE EUROPEAN ARBITRATION CHAMBER ARE:

  • Organization of events such as conferences, seminars, workshops, professional training programs, round tables, congresses on the international and national levels in the fields of ADR alternative dispute resolution: the international commercial arbitration, mediation, forensic expertise.
  • Information center:. Accumulation and distribution of information from worldwide concerning development and functioning of the international arbitration institutions, alternative dispute resolution, mediation, expertise.
  • Educational center: Organization of educational events (trainings, master-classes, on-line education, summer schools) in the field of the international arbitration;
  • Advisory center concerning international arbitration and ADR.
  • Creation of the united partnership area for members of the Chamber.

One of the main directions of activity of the European Arbitration Chamber is functioning of the International Commercial Arbitration Court (hereinafter referred to as the ICAC under the EACh) is an independent permanent arbitration court, operating under the Articles 1676-1723 of the Belgian Judicial Code, Statute of the European Arbitration Chambe and its Rules.

The second main area of activity of the European Arbitration Chamber is functioning of the International Centre of Judicial and ADR Expertise under the EAC (hereinafter - the "ICJE") which operates as a separate department of the European Arbitration Chamber on the basis of the Statute of the EAC and its Provisions.


MEMBERSHIP

Membership in the European Arbitration Chamber is for individual persons only. The citizens of the EU and CIS-countries, Canada, USA and Asia who are professional lawyers, partners of the law firms, international arbitrators, judges, mediators, forensic experts, businessmen, scientists and public figures are the members of the European Arbitration Chamber.