Forms and Precedents


Set out in this section are a series of template documents, which comply with the BDT Rules, which you may download and use free of charge. This library is regularly updated to ensure our forms and precedents remain current and comply with any amendments to the Rules. As such, we would advise you to return to this page each time you wish to access any of these documents so that you can be sure you are using the most up-to-date version of the document.
 

Notice of Arbitration

Notice of Arbitration
including Guidance Notes
 

Arbitration Agreement

Arbitration Agreement
in the form found at Appendix 2 to the BDT Arbitration Rules
 

Confidentiality Agreement for Non-Parties

Confidentiality Agreement for Non-Parties 
in the form found at Appendix 3 to the BDT Arbitration Rules
     

Guidelines for Expert Evidence

Guidelines for Expert Evidence 
as provided for in Appendix 4 to the BDT Arbitration Rules

Code of Conduct for Expert Witnesses

Code of Conduct for Expert Witnesses 
as provided for in Appendix 5 to the BDT Arbitration Rules

Agreement to Act as Arbitral Secretary

Agreement to Act as Arbitral Secretary
in the form found at Appendix 6 to the BDT Arbitration Rules
     

Supplemental Agreement

Supplemental Agreement to Appeal to AMINZ Arbitration Appeal Tribunal from Award made under BDT Rules
in the form found at Appendix 7 to the BDT Arbitration Rules
   
     
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