Mr. Arun Chawla

Mr. D Sengupta
Additional Director
Team Leader


The Govt. of India, in exercise of its powers and under Notification No.22/2015-Service Tax dated 6th November, 2015, has levied 0.5% as Swachh Bharat Cess in addition to current service tax of 14%. The new Service Tax rate of 14.5% shall be effective from 15th November, 2015. Accordingly, the revised rate of registration fee for initiation of arbitration under the ICA Rules of Arbitration will be calculated, determined and payable on the following basis:

  • Rs.11,450/- with regard to the value of amount in dispute less than Rs.1 crore
  • Rs.22,900/- with regard to the value of amount in dispute being Rs.1 crore or more

The above rates of Registration Fee shall be applicable to any arbitration case under the ICA Rules of Arbitration, to be filed on or after 15th November, 2015.


The Indian Council of Arbitration (ICA) is organizing a 2-day International Conference on “Arbitration in the Era of Globalization” on 11th and 12th December, 2015 in New Delhi in or der to provide a meaningful coverage on common trends in the field of international and domestic arbitration with a special reference to dynamic economy of India. The Conference will be inaugurated by the Hon’ble Justice of Supreme Court of India and the closing ceremony will most likely to be addressed by the Hon’ble Law Minister. Besides prominent arbitration experts both from India and overseas, each technical session will be chaired by the Hon’ble Judges and eminent jurists. The Conference promises to be an exciting event for people having keen interest in arbitration.

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Costly, time-consuming business disputes can take a real bite out of your company’s bottom line. That is why more and more companies are turning to the Indian Council of Arbitration (ICA), the undisputed leader in dispute resolution services in India.

The ICA was established in 1965 as a specialized arbitral body at the national level under the initiatives of the Govt. of India and apex business organizations like FICCI etc. Based in New Delhi, the main objective of ICA is to promote amicable, quick and inexpensive settlement of commercial disputes by means of arbitration, conciliation, regardless of location. more...


As you are well aware, the Rules of International Commercial Arbitration of the Council has been effective from 1st January, 2014, which recommends a standard arbitration clause, as reproduced below, which may be included in any contract or agreement for resolution of any international commercial dispute/s without modification or modified as may be required or according to the parties’ preferences: more.....

Maritime Rules
For complete text of the revised Maritime Rules (with effect from 1st September, 2014), click here.