With the growing business between the Middle East and China the enforcement of arbitral awards in China was in focus at the latest breakfast seminar by Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC).

The UAE’s long awaited new maritime law will include provisions for admiralty courts, a federal maritime chamber and a maritime development fund, Baker McKenzie Habib Al Mulla, the law firm working on the draft legislation, has revealed.

As it enters its fourth year of operation Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC) is continuing raise awareness of its services to the business community and promote knowledge sharing through networking events.

The first draft of the UAE’s new maritime law is expected to be ready early next year, Abdulla Darwish Al Hayyas, director of maritime transport affairs at the country’s Federal Transport Authority (FTA) told the Seatrade Maritime Middle East Exhibition & Conference in Dubai.

Just two and half years since it started operations Emirate Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC) has started to receive its first cases.

The UAE’s new Federal Arbitration Law passed in June is expected to help it rival London, Paris and Singapore as an international arbitral seat.

The Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC) attended Posidonia 2018 as part of a Dubai team that will be taking part in a number of important local and international events during the current ‘year of Zayed’ - marking the centenary of the birth of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the Founding Father of the UAE, who passed away in 2004.

Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC) has been engaging with other legal groups in the UAE as it continues on its mission to spread the word about the benefits of arbitration in the shipping sector.

The selection of the right arbitrator was in focus at Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre’s (EMAC) second breakfast session of 2018.

Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC) is continue to raise awareness among key players in the UAE to use its platform.

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