Inter-American Commercial Arbitration Commission (IACAC)

Commission interaméricaine d'arbitrage commercial
Comisión Interamericana de Arbitraje Comercial
Comissão Interamericana de Arbitragem Comercial

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25 Apr 1934, Montevideo (Uruguay), by 'American Arbitration Association' and 'Council of Inter-American Relations', following Resolution XLI of the 7th International Conference of American States, Dec 1933, Montevideo. Rules of Procedure last amended l Nov 1996.


Establish, maintain and administer throughout the Western Hemisphere a system for settlement, by arbitration or conciliation, of international commercial disputes.

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More than 2,000 cases have been solved by adjustment or by arbitration awards. Coordinates activities of National Sections; working in cooperation with National Sections, provides service to parties who request conciliation or arbitration in accordance with the rules of the Commission; serves as an appointing authority for arbitrators; authorizes establishment of commercial arbitration tribunals; arranges for the conduct of arbitrations; recommends enactment or amendment of arbitration laws. Promulgation, at termination of 1st Specialized Inter-American Conference on Private International Law, 30 Jan 1975, Panama, of Inter-American Convention on International Commercial Arbitration, establishing a legal framework in the Western Hemisphere for effective recognition and enforcement of arbitral clauses and awards. The Convention has been ratified by: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala (Guatemala), Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, USA, Uruguay and Venezuela. Assisted in setting up of Institute for Transnational Arbitration (ITA).


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