ACICA is a leading international dispute resolution institution in the Asia-Pacific region. As an independent, not-for-profit organisation, ACICA is dedicated to the promotion and development of alternative dispute resolution in the region and to advancing Australia’s profile as one of the region’s premier seats for resolving cross-border disputes.
ACICA has 30 years experience assisting parties effectively resolve disputes. It provides a full range of administrative and other services to assist with the efficient and timely conduct of international arbitration, regardless of location. ACICA also manages and facilitates mediation proceedings.
Through its board and world-wide membership, ACICA’s outreach extends to business, academia, judiciary, industry and government. ACICA provides a nominee to the Australian Delegation to the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Working Group II (Arbitration and Conciliation) in New York and Vienna and works closely with the Federal and State & Territory Governments in policy development and legislative reform.
ACICA’s Head Office is located at the Australian Disputes Centre (ADC) at 1 Castlereagh Street, Sydney. ACICA also has registries in Melbourne and Perth. The ACICA Secretariat manages the administration of arbitrations and mediations referred to ACICA and provides additional support services for arbitration and mediation proceedings.