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Amendments to Malaysian Arbitration Act 2005 facilitate arbitration in maritime disputes

December 2011 - Litigation & Dispute Resolution. Legal Developments by Oon & Bazul LLP.

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As more maritime disputes are being referred to arbitration in recent years, it becomes vital for countries to adjust their arbitration laws to accommodate to commercial practicability. Along these lines, with the aim to move Malaysia forward in providing a competitive edge in this growing global arbitration arena, the Arbitration Act 2005 in Malaysia has recently been amended to provide extra measures to facilitate arbitral proceedings involving admiralty dispute.


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