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Conyers Dill & Pearman
The Bribery Act, 2016 will come into force on 1 September 2017.
Maples and Calder
The Cayman Islands is a British overseas territory with an English-style common law legal system that comprises statute law and binding case precedents.
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
The Law for the Treatment of Accused Substance-dependent individuals has been amended with the enactment of Law 102(Ι)/2017.
Michael Kyprianou & Co LLC
The House of Representatives, for the purpose of alignment with the European Union Act, Directive 2013/11 / EU, voted on the Alternative Dispute Resolution Law of 2017.
Michael Kyprianou & Co LLC
Arbitration is an alternative method of resolving disputes outside the traditional method of courts.
Clyde & Co
After the 2012 Lamma ferry disaster, the idea for "apology legislation" arose when the Director of the Marine Department apologised eight months after the incident.
Orrick
On 13 July 2017 the Hong Kong Legislative Council passed the Apology Ordinance.
Ogier
On 8 February 2017, Ogier reported on the RBS Issue Rights Litigation. A recent decision of the High Court of England and Wales follows that judgment and extends the trend, ...
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...
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The United Arab Emirates (UAE or Emirates) has come a very long way from its beginnings as a regional trading hub with an economy dominated by pearl harvesting, fishing and local agricultural products.
Rubert & Partners (In association with United Advocates)
We thank you for your questions. In light of the great number of questions mostly regarding Purchasers' possibility to terminate SPAs when Developers fail to fulfill their contractual obligations, ...
Beale & Company (Middle East)
The DIAC-DIFC DRA Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), and the new DIFC-LCIA Arbitration Rules come into force.
Squire Patton Boggs
The following summary is designed to set out some of the chief considerations and potential pitfalls in preparing, negotiating and settling shareholders and joint ventures in the United Arab Emirates
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.
STA Law Firm
People seek the assistance of professionals with the view of obtaining expert advice on matters that are beyond their proficiency or expertise.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Having seen a surge in dissenting shareholder litigation over the past 18 months, the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands continues to release considered judgments concerning the operation of the appraisal process set out in ...
Baker Botts L.L.P.
Following its recent re-launch, the DIFC-LCIA Arbitration Centre ("the Centre") has issued the first revision to its arbitration rules since the Centre was first launched in 2008.
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.
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).
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