About UsSIAC, which commenced operations in 1991 as an independent, not-for-profit organisation, has a proven track record in providing quality, efficient, and neutral arbitration services to the global business community.
SIAC's Board of Directors consists of well-respected lawyers and corporate leaders from China, India, Korea, UK and Singapore. The Board is responsible for overseeing SIAC's operations, business strategy and development, as well as corporate governance matters.
The SIAC Court of Arbitration is comprised of 18 eminent arbitration practitioners from around the world, including Australia, Belgium, China, France, India, Japan, Korea, Singapore, UK and the USA. The main functions of the Court include the appointment of arbitrators, as well as overall supervision of case administration at the Centre. The Centre has an experienced international panel of over 400 expert arbitrators from 40 jurisdictions. Appointments are made on the basis of our specialist knowledge of an arbitrator's expertise, experience, and track record.
The SIAC Rules are efficient, cost-effective and flexible, and incorporate features from civil and common law legal systems.
The Centre's full-time staff manages all the financial aspects of the arbitration, including:
• Regular rendering of accounts
• Collecting deposits towards the costs of arbitration
• Processing the Tribunal's fees and expenses
SIAC supervises and monitors the progress of the case and conducts scrutiny of the arbitral award. The Centre's administration fees are competitive in comparison with all the major international arbitral institutions.
SIAC arbitration awards have been enforced in many countries including Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, UK, USA, and Vietnam, amongst other New York Convention countries.
A respected neutral arbitral institution with a good record of enforcement, SIAC is truly an international organisation with a global outlook that will facilitate the efficient resolution of your dispute.