International Commercial and Marine Arbitration analyses and compares commercial-martime arbitration in a number of different legal systems including the US, the UK, Greece and Belgium. The book examines the role of the courts in arbitration in each of these countries, making reference to the latest case law, and also makes extensive reference to French, German, Italian, Austrian, Swiss and Netherlands law. Tracing the historical emergence of the modern system of commercial arbitration Georgios Zekos then goes on to present ways in which the current process of arbitration can be developed in order to make them more effective.
1. The historical emergence of arbitration as a dispute Mechanism and its characteristics 2. National Courts in International commercial arbitration 3. The role of courts in commercial-maritime arbitration in US law 4. The Role of Courts in Commercial-Maritime arbitration in English Law 5. The role of courts in Commercial–Maritime arbitration in Greek Law 6. The Role of courts in Commercial-Maritime arbitration in Belgian law 7. Comparative analysis of the role of courts in US, English, Belgian and Greek law 8. Arbitration co-equal and fully alternative to courts