Introduction

The Mumbai Centre for International Arbitration (MCIA) is a first-of-its-kind arbitral institution in India, established in a joint initiative between the Government of Maharashtra and the domestic and international business and legal communities.

The MCIA aims to be India’s premier forum for commercial dispute resolution by providing:

  • arbitral rules which draw on the latest innovations in international arbitration best practice and are also attuned to the Indian market;
  • a dedicated secretariat which facilitates the efficient, flexible, cost-effective and impartial administration of arbitration proceedings; and
  • world-class premises specifically designed for the conduct of arbitration hearings equipped with dedicated hearing rooms, break-out rooms and transcription facilities.