The Arbitration Chamber of Kazakhstan (hereinafter – “Chamber” or “ACK”) is an independent non-commercial organization formed as a voluntary association of permanent arbitrages and individuals acting as arbitrators. The Chamber was established in accordance with the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Civil Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Article 11 of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On Arbitration” and other legislative acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan and operates on the voluntary basis, on the principles of self-regulation, self-governance, transparency and equality of all members of the Chamber. It combines all permanent arbitrages of the Republic of Kazakhstan through the collective membership. Permanent arbitrages as well as the individuals acting as arbitrators have the right to join the Chamber as its permanent members, and can also be included in the Register of Arbitrators conducting their activities in the Republic of Kazakhstan.
ACK operates in accordance with the International Conventions on Arbitration, the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Civil Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On Arbitration”, other legal acts, international agreement, Articles of Incorporation of the ACK. Moreover, the Chamber has all the rights of a legal entity with the complete financial and economic independence and administration that allows the Chamber to effectively exercise its functions within the Articles of Incorporation and the legislation with regards to organization of the arbitration activities, exercise its power and represent the interests of the arbitration community in the state authorities.
At this point, the Arbitration Chamber of Kazakhstan has 17 permanent arbitrages organized in accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.