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By Stuart Paterson, Sanam Khan Zulfiqar
Cabinet Resolution No. 57 of 2018 has amended the Executive Regulations of the Civil Procedure Law No. 11 of 1992 resulting in an extensive revision of the civil procedure for onshore UAE Courts with a focus on modernising the court process.
By Caroline Kehoe, Michael Hartley, Joseph Bentley
The DIFC-LCIA Arbitration Centre has issued its new rules which will apply to all arbitrations commencing on or after 1 October 2016.
By Caroline Kehoe, Stuart Paterson, Joseph Bentley, Robert Stephen
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.
The position is highly dynamic and there may be many developments over the coming weeks
By Leila Hubeaut, Joanna Addison, Ergen Ege
In the post-sanctions era, Iran is emerging as an exciting destination for foreign direct investment.
Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt closed transport links with Qatar from Tuesday 6 June 2017.
By Craig Shepherd, Joanna Codling
At the FIDIC International Contract Users Conference in London late last year, the pre-release of FIDIC's Yellow Book was revealed, with the objective of it being officially released late in 2017.
By Craig Shepherd, Michael Hartley
Last week, the UK's Supreme Court gave a decision by the closest of margins which will have significant implications for Middle East projects where the parties have agreed a common approach to insurance.
By Caroline Kehoe, Janine Mallis
In the past, Qatar's application of the New York Convention has been somewhat unpredictable.
By Paul Scarr, Zubair Mir, Owen Richards
The much anticipated new UAE Commercial Companies Law (Federal Law No. 2 of 2015) (the "New CCL") was published in the UAE Federal Official Gazette on 31 March 2015 and will come into force on 1 July 2015.
By Stuart Paterson, Alastair Henderson, Gitta Satryani
In signing up to the MOG, the DIFC Courts and Supreme Court of Singapore have undertaken to apply a common law approach to the reciprocal enforcement of foreign judgments.