BDIMS Mediator’s Fee

 

BIMS MEDIATION FEE SCHEDULE

INDEX
Appendix-1 Domestic Mediation 1
Appendix-2 International Mediation 6
Appendix-3 Miscellaneous 8

 

BIMS MEDIATION FEE SCHEDULE

(With effect from 01 November 2017)

Appendix – 1

DOMESTIC MEDIATION

REGISTRATION CHARGES
Filing Fee: BDT. 3000.00
Consultation / Orientation Fee: BDT. 2000.00
(If availed)

 

MEDIATOR FEE

(Per Mediator)
(For Mediators who follow BIMS Fee Schedule)
Grade-B Mediator [GB]

Certified Commercial Mediator [CCM] Certified Senior Commercial Mediator [CSCM] IMI Certified Mediator (Grade A) [IMICM]

 

Commercial Disputes:

Quantum of Claim Mediator Fee Mediator
(In Bangladeshi taka) (In Bangladeshi taka) Grade
Per Session: 2500.00
Up to 5,00,000.00 (GB/CCM)
Total Fee: 17,500.00
Per Session: 3000.00
(GB)
Total Fee: 21,000.00
Per Session: 3500.00
(CCM)
Total Fee: 24,500.00
From 5,00,000.01
to 15,00,000.00 Per Session: 4000.00
(CSCM)
Total Fee: 28,000.00
Per Session: 5000.00
(IMICM)
Total Fee: 35,000.00
Per Session: 5000.00
(GB)
Total Fee: 50,000.00
From 15,00,000.01
Per Session: 5500.00
(CCM)
to 50,00,000.00
Total Fee: 55,000.00
Per Session: 6000.00
(CSCM)
Total Fee: 60,000.00

 

Quantum of Claim Mediator Fee Mediator
(In Bangladeshi taka) (In Bangladeshi taka) Grade
Per Session: 7500.00
(IMICM)
Total Fee: 75,000.00
Per Session: 7500.00
(GB)
Total Fee: 75,000.00
Per Session: 8000.00
(CCM)
Total Fee: 80,000.00
More than
50,00,000.00 Per Session: 8500.00
(CSCM)
Total Fee: 85,000.00
Per Session: 10,000.00
(IMICM)
Total Fee: 1,00,000.00
Per Session: 5000.00
(GB)
Total Fee: 50,000.00
Per Session: 5500.00
If the dispute (CCM)
Total Fee: 55,000.00
cannot be quantified
Per Session: 6000.00
(CSCM)
Total Fee: 60,000.00
Per Session: 7500.00
(CSCM)
Total Fee: 75,000.00
•  One session – 3 hours or part thereof
•  Session includes mediation session and pre-mediation conference.
•  If the mediation extents to more than 15 sessions, an additional fee of 25% is
payable and if the mediation extents to more than 20 sessions, an additional 50%
is payable, as the total fee.
•  For Payment Schedule, see below
Family Disputes:
Mediator (GB) Mediator Fee
First Session: BDT. 5000.00
Per Session: BDT. 3000.00 (With a ceiling of total BDT. 35,000.00)
Mediator (CCM) Mediator Fee
First Session: BDT. 6000.00
Per Session: BDT. 3500.00 (With a ceiling of total BDT. 41,000.00)

 

 

Mediator (CSCM) Mediator Fe
First Session: BDT. 7000.00
Per Session:      BDT. 4000.00 (With a ceiling of total BDT . 47,000.00)
Mediator (IMICM) Mediator Fee
First Session: BDT. 10,000.00
Per Session: BDT. 5500.00 (With a ceiling of total BDT. 65,000.00)

 

  • One session – 3 hours or part thereof
  • If the mediation extents to more than 15 sessions, an additional fee of 25% is payable.

 

  • For Payment Schedule, see below

Travel, Boarding & Lodging (GB & CCM) Mediators:

Local Sitting:                Travelling allowance of BDT. 500.00 per sitting.

Outstation Sitting:        Actual by Air, Rail or Car, plus out-of-pocket expenses at

actual for boarding, lodging and local transport subject to

maximum of BDT. 5000.00 per day in Metropolitan cities and

BDT. 4000.00 per day in other cities. A mediator who makes

his own arrangements for boarding, lodging, local transport

etc. may be paid out of pocket expenses at the rate of BDT.

2500.00 per day, without production of vouchers.

 

Travel, Boarding & Lodging (CSCM & IMICM) Mediators:

Local Sitting:                Travelling allowance of BDT. 750.00 per sitting.
Outstation Sitting:        Actual by Air, Rail or Car, plus out-of-pocket expenses at
actual for boarding, lodging and local transport subject to
maximum of BDT. 7500.00 per day in Metropolitan cities and

BDT. 6000.00 per day in other cities. A mediator who makes his own arrangements for boarding, lodging, local transport etc. may be paid out of pocket expenses at the rate of BDT. 4000.00 per day, without production of vouchers.

♦ For mediators not following the bims Mediation Fee Schedule, the mediator fee will be based on the rates charged by the mediator.

 

BIMS ADMINISTRATIVE FEE

Commercial Disputes:

Quantum of Claim Administrative Fee
( In Bangladeshi taka) (In Bangladeshi taka)
upto 5,00,000.00 Per session: 1250.00
Total Fee: 6250.00
From 5,00,001.00 Per session: 1750.00
to 10,00,000.00 Total Fee: 8750.00
From 10,00,001.00 Per session: 2750.00
to 50,00,000.00 Total Fee: 13,750.00
More than 50,00,000.00 Per session: 4000.00
Total Fee: 20,000.00
If the dispute cannot Per session: 2750.00
be quantified Total Fee: 13,750.00
•  One session – 3 hours or part thereof
•  Session includes mediation session and pre-mediation conference.
•  If the mediation extents to more than 15 sessions, an additional fee of 25% is
payable and if the mediation extents to more than 20 sessions, an additional
50% is payable, as the total fee.
•  For Payment Schedule, see below
Family Disputes:
Administrative Fee
( In Bangladeshi taka)
First session 3000.00
Per session 1750.00
(With a ceiling of 20,500.00)
  • One session – 3 hours or part thereof
  • If the mediation extents to more than 15 sessions, an additional fee of 25% is payable.
  • For Payment Schedule, see below

FEE PAYMENT SCHEDULE
Registration Charges:

To be paid by the Initiating Party at the time of filing of Request.

 

Mediator & Administrative Fee:
Once the mediator is appointed, the initiating party shall make a deposit for 2 sessions of mediator fee and administrative fee. If the mediation is abandoned due the absence of the opposite party or due to non-agreement in the first session itself, the balance amount will be refunded to the initiating party.

After the first session, both parties shall always keep a deposit of mediator and administrative fee of 2 sessions in advance. After the conclusion of the mediation, the amount will be settled.

 

Appendix – 2

INTERNATIONAL MEDIATION

REGISTRATION CHARGES
Filing Fee: BDT 350.00
MEDIATOR FEE
(Per Mediator)
(For Mediators who follow BIMS Fee Schedule)
Quantum of Claim Mediator Fee
(In Bangladeshi taka) (In Bangladeshi taka)
upto 50,000.00 Per session: 350.00
Total Fee: 2450.00
From 50,001.00 Per session: 500.00
to 250,000.00 Total Fee: 3500.00
From 250,001.00 Per session: 1250.00
to 1,000,000.00 Total Fee: 8750.00
From 1,000,001.00 Per session: 1750.00
to 5,000,000.00 Total Fee: 12,250.00
More than 5,000,000.00 Per session: 2000.00
Total Fee: 14,000.00
If the dispute cannot Per session: 750.00
be quantified Total Fee: 5250.00
•  One session – 3 hours or part thereof
•  Session includes mediation session and pre-mediation conference.
•  If the mediation extents to more than 10 sessions, an additional fee of 25% is
payable and if the mediation extents to more than 20 sessions, an additional 50% is
payable, as the total fee.
•  For Payment Schedule, see below

Travel, Boarding & Lodging for Mediators:

Local Sitting:                Travelling allowance of BDT 75.00 per sitting.
Outstation Sitting:        Actual by Air and out-of-pocket expenses at actual for
boarding, lodging and local transport subject to maximum of

BDT 350.00 per day.

♦ For mediators not following the BIMS Mediation Fee Schedule, the mediator fee will be based on the rates charged by the mediator.

 

BIMS ADMINISTRATIVE FEE

Quantum of Claim Administrative Fee
(In Bangladeshi taka) (In Bangladeshi taka)
upto 50,000.00 Per session: 125.00
Total Fee: 875.00
From 50,001.00 Per session: 175.00
to 250,000.00 Total Fee: 1225.00
From 250,001.00 Per session: 435.00
to 1,000,000.00 Total Fee: 3045.00
From 1,000,001.00 Per session: 615.00
to 5,000,000.00 Total Fee: 4300.00
More than 5,000,000.00 Per session: 700.00
Total Fee: 4900.00
If the dispute cannot Per session: 265.00
be quantified Total Fee: 1855.00
  • One session – 3 hours or part thereof
  • Session includes mediation session and pre-mediation conference.
  • If the mediation extents to more than 10 sessions, an additional fee of 25% is payable and if the mediation extents to more than 20 sessions, an additional 50% is payable, as the total fee.
  • For Payment Schedule, see below

FEE PAYMENT SCHEDULE
Registration Charges:

To be paid by the Initiating Party at the time of filing of Request.

 

Mediator & Administrative Fee:
Once the mediator is appointed, the initiating party shall make a deposit of 2 sessions of mediator fee and administrative fee. If the mediation is abandoned due the absence of the opposite party or due to non-agreement in the first session itself, the balance amount will be refunded to the initiating party.

After the first session, both parties shall always keep a deposit of mediator and administrative fee of 2 sessions in advance. After the conclusion of the mediation, the amount will be settled.

 

Appendix – 3

 

MISCELLANEOUS

RENT FOR BIMS CONFERENCE ROOMS

Cochin Centre:

Einstein Hall (Capacity – 7 PAX):

BDT. 550.00 up to 1.00 hour

BDT. 1125.00 up to 3.00 hours

BDT. 200.00 for every additional 1.00 hour or part thereof

 

Lincoln Hall (Capacity – 12 PAX):

BDT. 750.00 up to 1.00 hour

BDT. 1500.00 up to 3.00 hours

BDT. 250.00 for every additional 1.00 hour or part thereof

 

Warren Burger Hall (Capacity – 20 PAX):

BDT. 1000.00 up to 1.00 hour

BDT. 1750.00 up to 3.00 hours

BDT. 300.00 for every additional 1.00 hour or part thereof

 

SUPPLEMENTARY

Coffee / Snacks /

Executive Lunch:   Rates on actual

 

Staff Over-time:

(Beyond 5.30 pm Mon – Fri | Beyond 1.30 pm Saturdays | Sundays and Public holidays)

BDT. 75.00 up to 1.00 hour

BDT. 150.00 up to 3.00 hours

BDT. 50.00 for every additional 1.00 hour or part thereof

 

TERMS

  • The Mediator and Administrative Fee (fee) will be fixed based on the claim, provided that where, apart from the claim, a counter-claim is also made, the fee will be fixed based on the claim or counter claim, whichever is higher.

 

  • The fee shall be payable in equal shares by the parties, provided that where one party fails to pay his share, the other party may pay that share, provided further that where the other party also does not pay the aforesaid share in respect of the claim or the counter-claim, the mediation proceedings may be suspended or terminated.
  • If the amount referred in mediation is in a currency other than Indian Rupees, it shall be converted into Rupees at the current official rate of exchange.

 

  • All amounts shall carry additional 18% GST.
  • All payment shall be made by cheque payable Bangladesh international mediation society . Payment may also be made by bank transfer to our bank account.

The bank account details are as follows:

Name of beneficiary: Bangladesh international mediation society

A/c. with: Bangladesh Bank

For identification of remittance, the parties are requested to include in the remittance details the party name and case number. To help us to track the deposit, please send a copy of the remittance record, once the funds are transferred.