British Virgin Islands International Arbitration Centre Announces Cooperation Agreement with ArbitralWomen

BVI IAC and ArbitralWomen sign collaboration agreement to further support the international business community

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands (July 2, 2021) – The British Virgin Islands International Arbitration Centre (BVI IAC), an independent not-for-profit institution serving the demands for dispute resolution in the international business community, today announced that it has signed a cooperation agreement with ArbitralWomen.

According to Hana Doumal, Registrar of the BVI IAC, “As a member of ArbitralWomen, I am proud to sign this Cooperation Agreement. We at the BVI IAC look forward to continued collaboration regarding dispute resolution-related events, as well as mutual support for the promotion of events, projects, and initiatives that aim to lift up women in dispute resolution.”

Dana MacGrath, President of ArbitralWomen said, “We are pleased to formalize what has been an on-going relationship of several years and look forward to continued success with our friends at the BVI International Arbitration Centre.”

The BVI IAC is renowned for offering a quality legal framework and a stable political environment as a British Overseas Territory. Many business executives in emerging industries benefit from resolving disputes in the BVI, because of the flexible rules that govern the region and its openness to trying new ideas and procedures.

About BVI IAC: The British Virgin Islands International Arbitration Centre (BVI IAC) was established to meet the rapidly evolving dispute resolution needs of arbitration users worldwide. The Centre meets the demands of the international business community for a neutral, impartial, efficient and reliable dispute resolution institution in the Caribbean, Latin America and at the cross-roads of the Americas. The BVI offers a quality legal framework and a stable political environment as a British Overseas Territory Party to the New York Convention. Users of the BVI IAC arbitration clause benefit from arbitration-friendly legislations that improve ease of business and support. The BVI IAC Panel includes arbitrators from over 40 countries, speaking more than 20 languages, and is one of the most gender-diverse panels in the world. Equipped with state-of-the-art technology and the flexibility to meet the unique requirements of any virtual arbitration, BVI IAC offers world-class facilities for conducting arbitral hearings. For more information, please visit

About ArbitralWomen: ArbitralWomen is an international non-governmental organisation bringing together women international dispute resolution practitioners. ArbitralWomen was founded in 1993 and has grown exponentially since 2000. The network is now close to a thousand strong, with members from over 40 countries. For more information, go to

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Furia Rubel Communications, Inc.: Jennifer Simpson Carr |+ 1 215 340 0480 |

BVI IAC: Janette Brin |+1 (284) 393 8000 |