MAC Rules - Appendix E - Arbitration Law of Russia: Practice and Procedure
Mr. Khodykin holds a Ph.D in Law and, from 2005 to 2012 he was an associate professor at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), in addition to being in private practice.
Recognised as a rising star by Chambers & Partners, Mr. Khodykin is a frequent speaker at seminars and conferences and has authored numerous publications on international commercial arbitration and conflict of laws.
He has acted as arbitrator in cases under the ICC Rules and the Rules of the Court of Arbitration for Sport at the Russian Olympic Committee. Based in London, Mr. Khodykin advises on a wide range of litigation and arbitration matters, including commercial cases, repossession of aircraft, real estate litigation, corporate disputes and oil and gas industry cases. Mr. Khodykin has represented a broad range of clients in national and cross-border matters, including matters before the LCIA, ICSID and the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Russian Federation Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He has experience litigating cases before various Russian courts, including the Russian Federation Constitutional Court, the Supreme Arbitrazh Court (the highest judicial authority in Russia for commercial courts) and the Supreme Court.
RULES OF THE MARITIME ARBITRATION COMMISSION AT THE
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY OF THE RUSSIAN
The Maritime Arbitration Commission (MAC) is an independent,
permanently functioning arbitral institution (third-party tribunal) that
settles disputes falling within its jurisdiction pursuant to the Law of the
Russian Federation on International Commercial Arbitration enacted on
July 7, 1993, and the Statute of the MAC annexed thereto.
By agreeing to refer their disputes to the MAC, the parties undertake
to be bound by these Rules, which lay down the procedures for
arbitration of cases in the Commission.
I. JURISDICTION AND ORGANIZATION OF THE MAC
§ 1. Jurisdiction
1. The MAC shall settle disputes arising from contractual and other
civil-law relations deriving from merchant shipping, irrespective
of whether the parties to these relations include both Russian and
foreign entities, or whether the parties are only Russian entities
or only foreign entities. In particular, the MAC shall settle
disputes arising from relations:
(1) concerning the affreightment of vessels, the carriage of
goods by sea, as well as the carriage of goods in mixed
(2) concerning marine towage of vessels and other floating
(3) concerning marine insurance and reinsurance;
(4) connected with the sale of seagoing vessels and other
floating objects, their repairs and maritime liens;
(5) concerning piloting, ice-breaker navigation, and agency and
other services for seagoing vessels, and for inland vessels