Arbitration and Mediation Associations in Europe
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
Arbitration and Mediation Centers in Europe
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
The City Disputes Panel is a leading provider of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) services that are tailored to meet the needs of the financial services industry, commercial corporations and all who do business with them, in the UK and internationally.
- Arbitration and Mediation Center WIPO
Based in Geneva, Switzerland, the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center was established in 1994 to offer Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) options, in particular arbitration and mediation, for the resolution of international commercial disputes between private parties. Developed by leading experts in cross-border dispute settlement, the procedures offered by the Center are widely recognized as particularly appropriate for technology, entertainment and other disputes involving intellectual property.
- Association for International Arbitration
The AIA works towards promotion of ADR in general and Arbitration in particular, as a means of dispute resolution and strives to bring together the global community in this field, be it as professionals in the form of Judges, Lawyers, Arbitrators, Mediators or as Academicians as well Research Scholars and Students. With this unique blend of people, it is our endeavor to inculcate an interest in ADR, not only in the professional sphere but also create an awareness and interest in it among budding professionals in law schools/universities all around the globe.
- Belgian Centre for Arbitration and Mediation
The Belgian Centre for Arbitration and Mediation (CEPANI) was founded in 1969 on the initiative of the Federation of Belgian Businesses (VBO/FEB) and the Belgian National Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce. (ICC).It is the largest arbitration and mediation institution in Belgium.It has since evolved into an independent arbitration and mediation center comprising business leaders, professors, corporate legal experts, lawyers, notaries and solicitors.
- Brussels Business Mediation Centre (BBMC)
Le Brussels Business Mediation Center ou BBMC est une association sans but lucratif, fruit d'une initiative commune de la Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie de Bruxelles et des deux Ordres des Avocats de Bruxelles. Le Brussels Business Mediation Center vous offre des services de médiateurs compétents et qualifiés, ayant reçu une formation spécialisée en médiation civile et commerciale.
- Centre de Mediation et d'Arbitrage de Paris
Pour faciliter la gestion du risque contentieux et favoriser le rétablissement des relations commerciales, le CMAP propose aux entreprises, tant sur le marché français qu'à l'exportation, une gamme structurée de modes alternatifs de règlement des conflits (MARC ou ADR, Alternative Dispute Resolution) .
- Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution – CEDR
CEDR is the thought-leader for dispute resolution in Europe and the internationally acclaimed trainer in mediation and conflict management skills. An independent non-profit organisation supported by multinational business and leading professional bodies, CEDR's mission is to encourage and develop mediation and other cost-effective dispute resolution and prevention techniques in commercial and public-sector disputes.
- Chamber of National and International Arbitration of Milan
- Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators It is a non-for-profit organisation which has gained charitable status in 1990. It has its headquarters in London and branches worldwide, and 10,000 members in 86 countries.
- Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) is an institution independent of any sports organization which provides for services in order to facilitate the settlement of sports-related disputes through arbitration or mediation by means of procedural rules adapted to the specific needs of the sports world.
- Danish Institute of Arbitration (Copenhagen Arbitration)
The object of the Institute is to promote arbitration in accordance with the Rules of the Danish Institute of Arbitration. The Institute appoints and administers arbitration tribunals. It should be noted that unless otherwise agreed by the parties, the seat of arbitration is Copenhagen, and "the procedural language" is Danish in domestic cases and English in international cases.
- European Court of Arbitration
The European Court of Arbitration is a private institution , having its chief seat in Strasbourg and national and local departments throughout Europe, which, by the means of different arbitral procedures specifically regulated, allows to respond to the higher demand for "justice", shortly and with costs ordinary people can afford. The fact that arbitration, as an alternative to ordinary justice, through which two or more parties "charge" one or more qualified subjects (so called arbitrators) to decide, in a judge’s stead, a suit arosen between them, brings about important benefits, is out of discussion.
- German Institution of Arbitration
The German Institution of Arbitration is a registered association with approximately 550 members from Germany and abroad, with the aim of promoting national and international arbitration.
- International Arbitral Centre
- London Court of International Arbitration
The LCIA is a non-for-profit organisation which operates under a three-tier structure, comprising the Company, the Arbitration Court and the Secretariat, supported by five Users’ Councils around the world.
- Malta Arbitration Centre
The Malta Arbitration Centre was set up to promote and encourage the conduct of domestic arbitration and international commercial arbitration. It is administered by a Board of Governors appointed by the President of Malta but is independent of Government.
- Netherlands Arbitration Institute
The Netherlands Arbitration Institute is an independent, non-profit organisaton whose objective is to facilitate the resolution of disputes by providing an arbitral process, guidelines and general information.
- Netherlands Mediation Institute
This site provides independent information on mediation and mediators in the Netherlands. NMI provides independent quality assurance of mediation and mediators nationwide. NMI holds a public register of mediators.
- Online Permanent Arbitration Court in Europe ('OPACE')
The Online Permanent Arbitration Court in Europe ('OPACE') is a unique dispute resolution court for international business people and entities as it resolves disputes before it by written submissions only. Because of this, Applicants, Defendants and their Representatives, are saved considerable cost and time by their not having to attend the hearings of the court by personal appearance.
- Permanent Arbitration Court at the Croatian
- Permanent Court of Arbitration
- Scottish Branch of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
CIARb is pleased to include on the website our comprehensive events programme through to the end of the summer in 2006. Click Events Programme. The latest Branch Newsletter is now available on this website. A Special Edition Newsletter is now online with information regarding various CPD and Training Events available this Autumn.
- St Petersburg International Commercial Arbitration Court
The St. Petersburg Foundation for Protection of Investment is a non-profit organization.
- Swiss Arbitration Association
- The Chamber of National and International Arbitration of Milan
- United Kingdom Center for Effective Dispute Resolution
CEDR is an independent non-profit organisation which was launched in 1990 with the support of The Confederation of British Industry. Its mission is to encourage and develop mediation and other cost-effective dispute resolution and prevention techniques in commercial and public-sector disputes and civil litigation.
- Vilnius Court of Commercial Arbitration
Vilnius Court of Commercial Arbitration was established as a result of the reorganisation of the two arbitration institutions. At the end of October 2003, the two main Lithuanian permanent arbitration institutions – the Arbitration Court at the Association International Chamber of Commerce Lithuania and the Vilnius International Commercial Arbitration were merged into one institution, the Vilnius Court of Commercial Arbitration (VCCA).
- WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations. It is dedicated to developing a balanced and accessible international intellectual property (IP) system, which rewards creativity, stimulates innovation and contributes to economic development while safeguarding the public interest.