The Kuala Lumpur
Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA) was established in 1978 under the
auspices of the Asian-African Legal Consultative Organisation (AALCO).
KLRCA was the
first regional centre established by AALCO in Asia to provide institutional
support as a neutral and independent venue for the conduct of domestic and
international arbitration proceedings in Asia.
KLRCA is a
non-profit non-governmental international arbitral institution and is
administered by a Director under the supervision of the Secretary General of
AALCO. While it is fully funded by the Government of Malaysia under a host
country agreement with AALCO, the Centre has been accorded independent and
certain privileges and immunities for the purposes of executing its functions
as an international organisation.
KLRCA adopts the
UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules with modifications i.e. The Rules for Arbitration of
the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA Rules).
Advisory Board of KLRCA was appointed by the Minister in the Prime Minister's
Department of Malaysia, Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Aziz, effected 15th of August
2011. Chaired by the Attorney-General of Malaysia,
Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail, the Board advises KLRCA on its strategic direction in
its aim to be the preferred arbitration centre in the Asia Pacific region as
well as in positioning Malaysia as an arbitration-friendly destination.
from Tan Sri Gani, the Board consists of renowned and respected Malaysian and
international arbitrators. They are YBhg Tan Sri Dato' Cecil Abraham, Senior
Partner, Messrs Zul Rafique& Partners, Mr Vinayak P Pradhan, Senior Dispute Resolution Partner of Skrine, Vice
President of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK and Vice Chair of the
International Chamber of Commerce Commission on Arbitration, Professor Philip Yang, Honorary Chairman of
the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, Professor Robert Volterra, Messrs Volterra
Fietta, UK and Mr Sumeet Kachwaha, Partner, Messrs Kachwaha & Partners,
Lumpur Regional Centre for
No. 12, Jalan Conlay
Tel: +603 - 2142 0103
Fax: +603 - 2142 4513
Email (Arbitration): email@example.com
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