IDCLA generally provides consultancy and arbitration and litigation services at international standards to Bangladeshi and foreign businesses of all sizes and nature, domestic private companies to transnational corporations, with banks and other financial institutions through a network of locally-based international investment legal team who are committed to consultancy, litigation and arbitration on socially responsible investment-related issues and in relation to all matters of intellectual property and international economic and development law.


IDCLA aims to-

  1. ensure investors receive practical legal advice and litigating and arbitration services in Bangladesh they invest and operate Multinational or Transnational Corporations .
  2. pursue a fair, effective, accessible sound legal system that protects the international investment and promotes Sustainable Development in Bangladesh.
  3. develop investment leadership and provides support to the investment license to operate, innovate and grow in Bangladesh by Sustainable Development issues with specific objectives are to:
    • Be a Leading Transnational Corporate Advocate on Sustainable Development;
    • Have “a strong reputation for banking and finance”
    • Participate in Policy Development to explore the right framework conditions for investment to make an effective contribution to a Sustainable Future for Bangladesh.
    • Develop and Promote the business case for Sustainable Development;
    • Demonstrate the Legal Contribution to Sustainable Development Solutions;
  4. explore i ) the potential of information, communication and knowledge for sustainable development and

    ii ) the role of the law in responding to, regulating and promoting new and emerging technologies for Investment in Banking, Telecommunications , Media and Entertainment, Power and Energy, E-commerce and IT, Natural Resources, Biotechnology, Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property and also

    iii) the accountability of transnational corporations in economic transactions and to prevent money laundering as a corporate crime refers to crimes committed either by a corporation or by individuals that may be identified with a corporation or other business entity.
  5. research investment law and infrastructure and develop policy making relationship between investment , technology, commerce, intellectual property and law.
  6. enhance the understanding of emerging legal and policy issues relating to multilateral and bilateral investment agreements and, ultimately, improve their outcomes for governments and investors.
  7. promote the practice of Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) which is the integration of environmental, social and governance factors in the selection and management of investments.