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A New Class Action Regime Comes Into Force In The Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia
On 15 December 2017, new amended regulations came into force in KSA, and a class action regime is now in force in respect of securities disputes.
Saudi Arabia
2 Jul 2018
New Class Action Regime Proposed For Claims Against Listed Companies
The change in leadership in 2015 and subsequent launch of Vision 2030 has led to significant economic and political reforms in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Arabia
18 Sep 2017
Bank Sarasin Judgment: Quantum Issues Including US-Style Multiple Damages
The high cost of mis-selling in the DIFC: the Bank Sarasin case (Part Two) and the first DIFC award of (US-style) multiple or punitive damages.
United Arab Emirates
14 Dec 2015
Saudi Arbitration Law: A Change In Approach To Insurance Arbitration
The New Arbitration Law came into force in Saudi Arabia on 9 July 2012 ("New Law").
Saudi Arabia
13 Jul 2015
Mis-Selling Claims In The DIFC: Extending The Boundaries Of Liability For Investment Advice And Unregulated Activities
In a recent (August 2014) decision, the DIFC Court has ruled against financial institutions in a USD 200 million investment mis-selling claim.
United Arab Emirates
6 Nov 2014
A UAE Settlement Clause Is Considered By The English Courts
This article reviews the Court's decision as it serves as a useful reminder for the need to include an unambiguous jurisdiction clause
United Arab Emirates
14 Jul 2012
Damages: No Room For Complacency
On the morning of 10 February 2004 Kish Air Flight 7170 crashed on its approach to Sharjah International Airport.
United Arab Emirates
20 Jun 2012
Enforcement Of Arbitration Awards: Moving In The Right Direction
Last month we considered issues of UAE law surrounding the incorporation and enforceability of arbitration clauses in contracts of insurance.
United Arab Emirates
16 May 2012
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