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Schedule of

Arbitration fees and costs for domestic disputes submitted the International Court of Arbitration at Legal Interaction Alliance

Definition of terms

Article 1. (1) “Arbitration fee” is the sum collected for each case before the International Arbitration Court at the Association “Legal Interaction Alliance” to cover the general expenses of the tribunal, including the fees to be paid to the arbitrators.

(2) “Deposit” is  the sum fixed for the cost made on individual cases for subpoenas and notifications, notification of papers, for an interpreter, for conduction of protocol, for issuing certificates etc.

(3) “Costs of the Parties” are the costs they make on their defense in front of the International Arbitration Court at the Association “Legal Interaction Alliance”, other than those under paragraphs 1 and 2 .

Arbitration fee

Article 2. (1) The International Arbitration Court at the Association “Legal Interaction Alliance” collects arbitration fees which are fixed depending on the value of the claim that shown on the table below:

Amount of dispute Arbitration fee
up to 1000 BGN 400 BGN
from 1 000.01 BGN to 10 000 BGN 400 BGN + 4 %  of amount of excess of 1000 BGN
from 10 000.01 BGN  to 100 000 BGN 800 BGN + 3.8% of amount of excess of 10 000 BGN
from 100 000.01 BGN to 500 000 BGN 4220 BGN + 3.2% of amount of excess of 100 000 BGN
from 500 000.01 BGN to 1 000 000 BGN 17 020 BGN + 2.2% of amount of excess of 500 000 BGN
above 1 000 000,01 BGN

 

28 020 BGN + 2 % of amount of excess of 1 000 000 BGN

 

(3) For unrated claims the amount of the fee is fixed by the Chairman of the International Arbitration Court at the “Legal Interaction Alliance” Association as it cannot be less than 400 BGN . If the case is heard by an arbitrator , the arbitration fee shall not be less than 200 BGN.

(4) The arbitration fee is prepaid . When paying by bank transfer fee is considered paid on the date when it is received in the bank account of the Association “Legal Interaction Alliance “.

(5) Upon an increase of the disputed sum shall be paid an additional arbitration fee of an amount calculated of the difference between the fee paid and the fee which is due on the claim after the increase of the disputed sum.

(6) A fee shall be collected on application a document issuing as follows:

  1. A certificate – 10 BGN;
  2. A copy of a document – 2 BGN, if the copy is more than one page – for each one of it 1 BGN;
  3. A photocopy of a document – 1 BGN for each first page and 0.10 BGN for each subsequent page.
  4. For all other application, for pronouncement, the fee shall be determined by the Chairman of the International Arbitration Court at the “Legal Interaction Alliance ” Association but not less than 50 BGN.

Reduction of the arbitration fee

Article 3. The arbitration fee is reduced by 50 % if the case is heard by one arbitrator.

Arbitration fee counterclaim and set-off

Article 4. With respect to the counterclaim and the objection for compensation  the same rules apply for the arbitration fee as well as the principal claim.

Deposit for arbitration costs

Article 5. (1) The deposit for costs shall be fixed by the Chairman of the International Arbitration Court at the Association “Legal Interaction Alliance” and prepaid by the plaintiff.

(2) Upon making of the award or upon termination of the dispute the deposit is fixed by the  Panel. The Panel obliges the Secretariat of the International Arbitration Court at the Association “Legal Interaction Alliance” to restore to the plaintiff the unused part of the deposit, respectively obliges the plaintiff to pay in addition the difference between the deposit and the actual amount of the expenses made in the case. If the arbitration panel is not composed, the deposit is fixed by  the Chairman of the International Arbitration Court at the Association “Legal Interaction Alliance”.

Costs of collecting evidence in the case

Article 6. (1) The amount of the costs for experts and their travel costs if such are necessary in relation to the preparation of the expert summaries as well as the costs to make an inspection, shall be paid by the party who has requested them in advance and shall be fixed by the Panel.

(2) The costs made for examination of witness admitted is paid by the party requesting it. 

Additional expenses

Article 7. (1) When by request of the parties the Panel sessions are held outside the seat of the International Arbitration Court at the Association “Legal Interaction Alliance”, the additional cost  shall be paid by the parties equally in advance. After termination of the dispute they are accounted by the Panel, which orders the return of the unspent part, if any, respectively, for the full payment of the difference.

(2) The party who has appointed an arbitrator, whose participation in the sessions of the Panel is related to any travel expenses and expenses for staying at the seat of the International Arbitration Court at the Association “Legal Interaction Alliance” in Sofia, shall pay the amount of these expenses in advance as they remain the party’s obligation, regardless of the outcome of the case.

Liability for the arbitration fees and costs

Article 8. (1) Unless the parties have agreed otherwise, costs for the arbitration fee, deposit and collection of evidence in the dispute are awarded to the party against whom the award was ruled, and when the claim is partly granted, they are awarded proportionally to the granted and the rejected part of the claim. Costs for examination of witnesses are awarded if the  party proves their amount, but their amount cannot exceed the statutory travel costs.

(2) The party in whose favor the award is, may request the proven normal expenses which it has done for their procedural protection in the case. These expenses must be proven to the International Arbitration Court at the Association “Legal Interaction Alliance”.

(3) The party that has appointed an attorney in the case, but has not provided evidence of paid attorney’s fees is awarded with  the minimum amount under Regulation № 1 of 09 July 2004 on minimum attorney fees.

 

Schedule of

Arbitration fees and costs for international disputes submitted the International Court of Arbitration at Legal Interaction Alliance

Definition of terms

Article 1. (1) “Arbitration fee” is the sum collected for each case before the International Arbitration Court at the Association “Legal Interaction Alliance” to cover the general expenses of the tribunal, including the fees to be paid to the arbitrators.

(2) “Deposit” is  the sum fixed for the cost made on individual cases for subpoenas and notifications, notification of papers, for an interpreter, for conduction of protocol, for issuing certificates etc.

(3) “Costs of the Parties” are the costs they make on their defense in front of the International Arbitration Court at the Association “Legal Interaction Alliance”, other than those under paragraphs 1 and 2 .

Arbitration fee

Article 2. (1) The International Arbitration Court at the Association “Legal Interaction Alliance” collects arbitration fees which are fixed depending on the value of the claim that shown on the table below:

Amount of dispute Arbitration fee
to 1 000 EUR 400 EUR
from 1 001 EUR to 10 000 EUR 400 EUR + 4 % of amount of excess  of 1 000 EUR
from 10 001 EUR to 100 000 EUR 800 EUR + 3,8 % of amount of excess of 10 000 EUR
from 100 001 EUR to 500 000 EUR 4 500 EUR + 3.2% of amount of excess of 100 000 EUR
from 500 001 EUR to 1 000 000 EUR 18 000 EUR + 2.2% of amount of excess of 500 000 EUR
above 1 000 000,01 EUR 29 000 EUR + 2 % of amount of excess of 1 000 000 EUR

note.: When the plaintiff’s claim is in another currency, it shall be converted into EUR at the exchange rate of the European Central Bank on the date of filing the suit.

(2) The arbitration fee is prepaid . When paying by bank transfer fee is considered paid on the date when it is received in the bank account of the Association “Legal Interaction Alliance “.

(3) Upon an increase of the disputed sum shall be paid an additional arbitration fee of an amount calculated of the difference between the fee paid and the fee which is due on the claim after the increase of the disputed sum.

(4) Bulgarian enterprises and companies, including those with foreign participation, which have their office registered in the Republic of Bulgaria, pay fees in BGN, regardless of the currency in which the claim is filed by the official exchange rate of EUR to BGN fixed by the Bulgarian National Bank on the date of filing of the suit.

Reduction of the arbitration fee

Article 3. The arbitration fee is reduced by 50 % if the case is heard by one arbitrator.

Arbitration fee counterclaim and set-off

Article 4. With respect to the counterclaim and the objection for compensation  the same rules apply for the arbitration fee as well as the principal claim.

Deposit for arbitration costs

Article 5. (1) The deposit for costs shall be fixed by the Chairman of the International Arbitration Court at the Association “Legal Interaction Alliance” and prepaid by the plaintiff.

(2) Upon making of the award or upon termination of the dispute the deposit is fixed by the  Panel. The Panel obliges the Secretariat of the International Arbitration Court at the Association “Legal Interaction Alliance” to restore to the plaintiff the unused part of the deposit, respectively obliges the plaintiff to pay in addition the difference between the deposit and the actual amount of the expenses made in the case. If the arbitration panel is not composed, the deposit is fixed by  the Chairman of the International Arbitration Court at the Association “Legal Interaction Alliance”.

Costs of collecting evidence in the case

Article 6. (1) The amount of the costs for experts and their travel costs if such are necessary in relation to the preparation of the expert summaries as well as the costs to make an inspection, shall be paid by the party who has requested them in advance and shall be fixed by the Panel.

(2) The costs made for examination of witness admitted is paid by the party requesting it.

Additional expenses

Article 7. (1) When by request of the parties the Panel sessions are held outside the seat of the International Arbitration Court at the Association “Legal Interaction Alliance”, the additional cost  shall be paid by the parties equally in advance. After termination of the dispute they are accounted by the Panel, which orders the return of the unspent part, if any, respectively, for the full payment of the difference.

(2) The party who has appointed an arbitrator, whose participation in the sessions of the Panel is related to any travel expenses and expenses for staying at the seat of the International Arbitration Court at the Association “Legal Interaction Alliance” in Sofia, shall pay the amount of these expenses in advance as they remain the party’s obligation, regardless of the outcome of the case.

Liability for the arbitration fees and costs

Article 8. (1) Unless the parties have agreed otherwise, costs for the arbitration fee, deposit and collection of evidence in the dispute are awarded to the party against whom the award was ruled, and when the claim is partly granted, they are awarded proportionally to the granted and the rejected part of the claim. Costs for examination of witnesses are awarded if the  party proves their amount, but their amount cannot exceed the statutory travel costs.

(2) The party in whose favor the award is, may request the proven normal expenses which it has done for their procedural protection in the case. These expenses must be proven to the International Arbitration Court at the Association “Legal Interaction Alliance”.

(3) The party that has appointed an attorney in the case, but has not provided evidence of paid attorney’s fees is awarded with  the minimum amount under Regulation № 1 of 09 July 2004 on minimum attorney fees.