Mondaq Middle East & Africa: Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration
Appleby
On 2 August 2017, the Industrial Court of Mauritius (Industrial Court) awarded a historic amount of MUR 100,000 [± USD 3,000] as security of costs. This decision is significant in three respects.
Arnold & Porter
18 October 2017 marks the entry into force of the United Nations Convention on Transparency in Treaty-based Investor-State Arbitration, more commonly known as the "Mauritius Convention".
BLC Robert
This was not opposed by the Council and an exequatur order was granted.
Juristconsult Chambers
In the 50 years' history of the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA), it is the first time that ICCA has chosen an African country to host its congress.
Juristconsult Chambers
A l'heure où Maurice a accueilli cette année la convention internationale d'arbitrage et où la France a créé, l'année dernière, son premier centre d'arbitrage en droit du travail...
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
The Nigerian Court of Appeal (Lagos Division) affirmed the position of the law that it is criminal to deal in petroleum products without a license in its recent decision delivered in the case of M.V. Long Island v. FRN.
Fred-Young & Evans
This is the common method of enforcing foreign judgments in Nigeria.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Arbitration can either arise by an order of court, by statute or most commonly by agreement of the parties.
Fred-Young & Evans
Once the Court recognizes the award by granting leave to the creditor to register same, it shall be enforced as a judgment of that Court.
AELEX
On 16 February 2018, the Supreme Court of Nigeria unanimously decided in the case of Sifax Nigeria Ltd v Migfo Nigeria Ltd that where a statute of limitation prescribes a time frame ...
Al Tamimi & Company
We are pleased to inform you that His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of the United Arab Emirates, has issued Federal Law No. 6 of 2018, which formally promulgates...
Al Tamimi & Company
A country's desire to develop its business environment, encourage investment and accelerate economic development should also include a review of the rules and performance of the judicial system.
Clyde & Co
An effective dispute resolution system is essential for companies to have confidence that if they need to take steps to protect the value of their assets, those steps are accessible and effective.
Clyde & Co
The courts in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have witnessed enormous developments to the administrative procedures in the past six months.
Al Tamimi & Company
The Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution ("Centre"), a dispute-settlement institution based on a joint venture between the Bahrain Ministry of Justice and the American Arbitration Association...
Clyde & Co
A long awaited and an important development in the context of arbitrations in Africa is the adoption by South Africa, in December 2017, of The International Arbitration Act.
Clyde & Co
On 1 December 2017, the Supreme Court of Appeal ("SCA") upheld an appeal against the decision of the court a quo of Donen AJ in the Western Cape Division ...
Clyde & Co
On 24 November 2017, the Supreme Court of Appeal ("SCA") ruled in favour of granting a loss of support claim to an aunt of the deceased.
ENSafrica
Many readers will know that UGG is a sheepskin boot originating from Australia.
Clyde & Co
The incident that saw two fans crushed to death at South African Breweries' flagship Carling Black Label Cup on 30 July 2016 is a tragic case of déjà vu for those that recall the infamous Ellis Park...
Herbert Smith Freehills
The President of the United Arab Emirates has issued Federal Law No. 6 of 2018, promulgating the much anticipated new federal arbitration law in the UAE.
STA Law Firm
Technology has changed the world in its totality in such a short time. It has indeed become an integral part of the everyday lives of so many.
STA Law Firm
The UAE follows Civil Law in their legal system and the primary laws governing the jurisdiction of courts is regulated by Federal Law Number 11 of 1992 the Civil Procedural Law ...
STA Law Firm
We are always encouraged to voice our thoughts and to use the liberty of freedom of speech.
STA Law Firm
Witness testimony is undoubtedly the oldest form of evidence and is given the most credibility in the courts.
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Dentons
The Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (the CCMA) is a statutory body created for the purposes of addressing employment law disputes through alternative dispute resolution mechanisms.
STA Law Firm
Witness testimony is undoubtedly the oldest form of evidence and is given the most credibility in the courts.
Al Tamimi & Company
A country's desire to develop its business environment, encourage investment and accelerate economic development should also include a review of the rules and performance of the judicial system.
KISCH IP
Two recent decisions in New Zealand and the United States of America illustrate the importance of and recognition given to copyright in the music industry, and the need to ensure ...
STA Law Firm
We are always encouraged to voice our thoughts and to use the liberty of freedom of speech.
STA Law Firm
The UAE follows Civil Law in their legal system and the primary laws governing the jurisdiction of courts is regulated by Federal Law Number 11 of 1992 the Civil Procedural Law ...
STA Law Firm
Technology has changed the world in its totality in such a short time. It has indeed become an integral part of the everyday lives of so many.
AELEX
On 16 February 2018, the Supreme Court of Nigeria unanimously decided in the case of Sifax Nigeria Ltd v Migfo Nigeria Ltd that where a statute of limitation prescribes a time frame ...
Herbert Smith Freehills
The President of the United Arab Emirates has issued Federal Law No. 6 of 2018, promulgating the much anticipated new federal arbitration law in the UAE.
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