The Bucharest International Arbitration Court (BIAC) Appoints New Arbitrators

Bucharest, December 4, 2018: BIAC – the Bucharest International Arbitration Court, an independent arbitral institution established under the auspices of AmCham Romania, appointed four new arbitrators on October 1st, 2018.

The new BIAC arbitrators are: Ana Gabriela Atanasiu (Romania), Victor Bonnin Reynes (Spain), Igor Ellyn (Canada) and Lucian Ilie (Romania/United Kingdom).

BIAC started with an initial list of almost 60 Romania-based and foreign arbitrators, all with strong reputations, substantial professional experience and specializations in niche areas such as FIDIC/construction law, IP rights and securities law. They are appointed for an initial three-year period, with subsequent re-appointments for an additional three-year term. I am certain that the new arbitrators will contribute to promoting BIAC both internationally as well as in Romania, thereby increasing the role of arbitration within the business community“, mentioned Annet van Hooft, BIAC Honorary President.

The Governing Board reviews on an annual basis the BIAC’s list of arbitrators, which includes international arbitrators as well as Romanian arbitrators, with strong credentials and extensive arbitration experience.

For additional details and information please contact:

Ms. Camelia Stanciu

Phone: +40 21 315 8694

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BIAC aims to assist private investors as well as local and multinational companies doing business in Romania, with respect to the adjudication of all types of commercial disputes between parties which have a presence in Romania, including parties which have concluded contracts in a language other than Romanian.

The BIAC’s rules of arbitration are based on a combination of “best practices” arising from various international arbitration rules such as UNCITRAL, the LCIA, the ICC and the AAA/ICDR, and by reference therein has adopted the International Bar Association’s Guidelines on Conflicts of Interest in International Commercial Arbitration and the International Bar Association’s Rules on the Taking of Evidence in International Commercial Arbitration.