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Hassan Elhais
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid ordered three men to clean the Dubai zoo as community service in March. UAE judges can now choose from 19 options when handing out community service sentences.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview of the legal framework and key issues surrounding arbitration law in UAE.
Al Tamimi & Company
In the 1990s, one of the leading treatises on international arbitration noted that "[o]ne of the fundamental principles – and one of the major advantages – of international arbitration is that it is confidential."
Al Tamimi & Company
There is a common misconception that the UAE Courts will only apply UAE law when determining disputes between parties, notwithstanding an agreement to apply foreign law.
Hassan Elhais
Execution of final and enforceable judgments are carried out from the premises of the Court of First Instance under the supervision of the Execution Judge and assisted by execution officers.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
One of the important focuses of Dubai Economy (DE) was highlighted during an informative session convened by Dubai Economy with various national business councils in Dubai recently.
Eptalex SAL
The local country is a federation of seven emirates.
Clyde & Co
There has been recent success in the DIFC Court of Appeal for the dispute resolution team in Clyde & Co's Dubai office in the case of Kassab Media (FZ) LLC v Sky News Arabia FZ-LLC (CA-010-2016).
Rubert & Partners (In association with United Advocates)
The below table addresses the main aspects of arbitration, from how to plug it into potential disputes to the benefits of enforcing an arbitral decision.
Rubert & Partners (In association with United Advocates)
Arbitration is a legal process that resolves bi or multi party disputes without taking them through the formal court system.
STA Law Firm
"The Prophet Muhammad (resorted to) arbitration to resolve disputes and (recommended) others to use it.
The Firm Dubai
The validity of arbitration agreements in Dubai remains subject to the strict observance by the courts of the formalities set out in the law and repeated case law of cassation courts.
The Firm Dubai
Some UAE companies that are owed monies by the opposing parties are increasingly resorting to filing applications before UAE courts for the appointment of experts to assess the amounts owed ...
Allen & Overy LLP
In a judgment dated 30 March 2016 in the case of Fluor v Petrixo Oil & Gas, the Dubai Court of Appeal refused to enforce a foreign award that was issued in an ICC arbitration with a London seat.
The Firm Dubai
Much ink was spilled on the matter of setting aside arbitration awards that deal with cancellation of off-plan sale and purchase contracts before UAE courts.
The Firm Dubai
The GCC area has witnessed an increase in the dependence on alternative dispute resolutions in the last decade, particularly in the construction industry. Arbitration remains the most prevalent method.
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
The DIFC-LCIA Arbitration Centre has issued its new rules which will apply to all arbitrations commencing on or after 1 October 2016.
Hogan Lovells (Middle East) LLP
As we predicted in our Annual Seminar on Recent Developments in the UAE Dispute Resolution Landscape, back in November 2016, the use of the DIFC Courts as a "conduit jurisdiction" has been called into question.
Beale & Company (Middle East)
The DIAC-DIFC DRA Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), and the new DIFC-LCIA Arbitration Rules come into force.
Beale & Company (Middle East)
Pursuant to these rules, parties to a DIAC arbitration are free to agree in writing on the seat of arbitration.
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This article is the second of our two articles on enforcement of arbitration awards in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and in it we consider the enforcement of foreign arbitration awards in the UAE.
Eptalex SAL
The local country is a federation of seven emirates.
Eptalex SAL
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The Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC), established in 1994, is an arbitration centre located in 'onshore' Dubai (i.e. outside of the free zone areas located within Dubai).
Allen & Overy LLP
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The Firm Dubai
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The Firm Dubai
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