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Asian Domain Name Dispute Resolution Centre Procedures for Inclusion on
the Asian Domain Name Dispute Resolution Centre Administrative Panel

  1. Introduction

    The Asian Domain Name Dispute Resolution Centre (ADNDRC) is a joint undertaking by the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC), the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC), the Internet Address Dispute Resolution Committee (IDRC) and the Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC). In recognizing the need for proper dispute resolution mechanisms for resolving domain name disputes, the ADNDRC has established an Administrative Panel who have the necessary expertise and knowledge to assist disputants to resolve their domain name differences in a quick and cost effective manner.

  2. Objectives of the ADNDRC Panel Assessments

    The ADNDRC Panel Assessment system is designed:

    • To establish and safeguard minimum professional standards for the resolution of domain name disputes in accordance with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP), Rules and the ADNDRC Supplemental Rules;

    • To help the public utilize the best existing domain name dispute resolution, arbitration, intellectual property and information technology expertise throughout the world, and

    • To encourage professional advancement and training for those who are part of the domain name dispute resolution process.

  3. The ADNDRC Panel Listing Requirements

    Each candidate who wishes to be considered for inclusion on the ADNDRC Panel Listing must demonstrate to the ADNDRC Panel Selection Committee (the "Committee") the following:

    • the candidates possess substantial arbitration and/or intellectual property experience; and

    • the candidate has knowledge in the field of information technology and computing including without limitation the use of e-mail; and

    • the candidate has an established and recognized international reputation; and

    • the candidate has not been found guilty of misconduct by a court or disciplinary tribunal which calls into question the candidate's ability to act as an Administrative Panelist; and

    • the candidate has not reached the age limit of 75 years old; and

    • make available two references in support of the application; and

    • Attend a one-day seminar approved by the Committee.

    The Committee in its entire discretion may waive any or all of the above criteria.

  4. Renewal of ADNDRC Panel Listing

    Inclusion on the ADNDRC Panel Panelist shall be for a period of three years. All Panelists shall be required to renew their inclusion on the Panel by submitting an up-to-date Application Form together with an up-to-date one page CV, and shall show evidence that such Panelist has within the three-year period, completed either a refresher seminar regarding Domain Names Dispute Resolution process approved by the ADNDRC or issued not less than three Administrative Decisions within a three-year period since last assessment.

  5. Code of Conduct

    All Panelists are required to adhere to the ADNDRC Code of Conduct for Administrative Panelists; available at the ADNDRC websites address If a Panelist fails to observe the Code of Conduct, the Committee may at its discretion remove the Panelist without providing reasons for doing so. The decision of the Committee shall be final.

  6. Application Procedures

    A candidate for inclusion on the ADNDRC Panel is required to complete and submit an Application Form together with a standard CV and a recent photograph. Completed Application Form together with the standard CV and recent photograph are to be submitted to the ADNDRC Panel Selection Committee, c/o Secretary General of the ADNDRC, electronically by email to followed by a copy to the mailing address below:

ADNDRC Panel Selection Committee
c/o Secretary-General of the ADNDRC
AIAC, Bangunan Sulaiman,
Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin,
50000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

A copy of the ADNDRC Code of Conduct for Administrative Panelists may be found here.