The MARC Court is operational as from 2 October 2017 as per the 2017 Amendment to the 2014 MARC Arbitration Rules. Its tasks include prima facie decisions on MARC's jurisdiction to accept a case, decisions as to the number or designation of arbitrator(s) in the absence of agreement between the parties, decisions on challenges raised against arbitrators and decisions on other issues related to procedure.
The MARC Court is composed of 15 eminent experts in the field of arbitration and is currently headed by Mr. Neil Kaplan QC. Members of the MARC Court can be viewed here.
MARC Advisory Board
The MARC Board is operational as from 15 November 2017 and consists of fourteen internationally renowned experts in the field of arbitration. The Board is consulted on matters relating to MARC's development policies and best practices as well as on projects and initiatives to further the development of ADR methods as effective trade and business facilitation tools. Ms. Sarah Grimmer is the first chair of the MARC Advisory Board. Members of the MARC Advisory Board can be viewed here.
MARC Permanent Secretariat
The Permanent Secretariat of MARC ensures compliance with the MARC Internal Rules and the proper conduct of arbitration/mediation proceedings under the MARC Arbitration/Mediation Rules and MARC Rules of Ethics for Arbitrators/Mediators. The MARC Permanent Secretariat is responsible for administrative and financial matters of MARC, and the promotion of Alternative Dispute Resolution methods in general through the organisation of training programmes, promotional events and activities, and through international cooperation with other ADR centers and stakeholders. The MARC Permanent Secretariat is led by Mr. Barlen Pillay (Director-General of MARC), Ms. Dipna Gunnoo (Head of MARC) and Mrs. Anjana Khemraz-Chikhuri (Secretary-General of MARC).
Panel of Arbitrators
The MARC Panel of Arbitrators consists of arbitrators admitted for renewable periods of 4 years on the List of MARC Arbitrators. The criteria for admission of arbitrators on the panel is currently under review. Kindly contact the MARC Permanent Secretariat for further details.
Panel of Mediators
The MARC Panel of Mediators consists of mediators admitted for renewable periods of 4 years on the List of MARC Mediators. The criteria for admission of arbitrators on the panel is currently under review. Kindly contact the MARC Permanent Secretariat for further details.