Global Arbitration Review (GAR) report on the launch of CIICA’s legislative reforms committee: https://
Although legislative reforms has been one of CIICA’s objectives since its inauguration, in order to undertake it in an organized manner with greater vigour and a sharper focus, CIICA constituted and launched its legislative reforms committee in August, 2020. The committee comprises well-recognized senior and young international arbitration practitioners and is chaired by one of Pakistan’s most well-recognized international arbitration practitioners, Mr. Makhdoom Ali Khan.
The committee’s objectives are as follows:
1. Examining Pakistan’s current legal framework for domestic and international arbitration to Identify specific provisions that need to be amended and providing reasons for the amendments;
2. Identifying and proposing any international conventions such as the UNCITRAL Model Law that need to be enacted and the advantages of doing so;
3. Drafting the text of the proposed amendments; and
4. Engaging with relevant government bodies and officials to advocate/lobby for the reforms.