ACICA Model Arbitration Clause

Arbitration agreement

ACICA recommends the following arbitration clause for international and domestic arbitration. Parties are free to insert this clause into their contracts:

Any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of, relating to or in connection with this contract, including any question regarding its existence, validity or termination, shall be resolved by arbitration in accordance with the ACICA Arbitration Rules. The seat of arbitration shall be Sydney, Australia [or choose another city]. The language of the arbitration shall be English [or choose another language]. The number of arbitrators shall be one [or three, or delete this sentence and rely on Article 10 of the ACICA Arbitration Rules].

Expedited Arbitration agreement

ACICA recommends the following arbitration clause for expedited international and domestic arbitration. Parties are free to insert this clause into their contracts:

Any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of, relating to or in connection with this contract, including any questions regarding its existence, validity or termination, shall be resolved by arbitration in accordance with the ACICA Expedited Arbitration Rules. The seat of arbitration shall be Sydney, Australia [or choose another city]. The language of the arbitration shall be English [or choose another language].