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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.
Baker Botts L.L.P.
DIAC appointed an arbitrator who heard the case and issued an award in the claimant's favour.
Beale & Company (Middle East)
Recently, it was announced that a new draft arbitration law has been submitted to His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan for his approval and that the law is likely to come into effect...
Afridi & Angell Legal Consultants
Prior to Administrative Decision No. 1 of 2017, all disputes to which a bank was party had to be first referred to the Centre.
Beale & Company (Middle East)
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).
Afridi & Angell Legal Consultants
Article 257 of the UAE Penal Code (Federal Law No. 3 of 1987) was recently amended by Federal Law No. 7 of 2016 to introduce the concept of criminal liability for arbitrators, experts, and translators ...
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
Together, these developments appear to represent the long awaited response to what the Dubai Courts see as the DIFC Court's jurisdiction creep and encroachment into its natural jurisdiction.
Eptalex SAL
This paper aims to give an overview of investor-state dispute settlement, with descriptions of mediation and international investment, two broad and undefined (better to say undefinable, actually) concepts...
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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.
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
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.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The United Arab Emirates (the "UAE") is a constitutional federation established in 1971 and composed of seven Emirates- Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah, Umm Al Quwain, Ajman and Fujairah.
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).
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 ...
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.
STA Law Firm
"The Prophet Muhammad (resorted to) arbitration to resolve disputes and (recommended) others to use it.
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.
Kennedys
A fundamental principle of arbitration is that the arbitral tribunal acts fairly and impartially in arriving at its award.
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