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Sharir, Shiv & Co. Law Offices
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Sharir, Shiv & Co. Law Offices
The lower court had denied the applicants' request for a class action suit, and the present case was their appeal of that decision.
Barnea & Co
It is not uncommon for Israeli incorporated companies to seek investments abroad. In many cases, such investments are done through public offerings on international stock exchanges.
Yigal Arnon & Co
On April 11, 2017, Amendment No. 18 to The Law of Legal Capacity and Guardianship, 5722-1962 came into effect. This is a wide ranging amendment regarding the institution of court-appointed guardianship.
Levitan, Sharon & Co
This judgement has a significant influence on the handling of the defence against a motion to certify a claim as a Class Action, as will be detailed below.
Fred-Young & Evans
The Motion exparte in SUIT NO. FHC/ABJ/CS/2003/2017; EMMANUEL EKPENYONG ESQ. V ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE FEDERATION dated and filed on 17th day of March, 2017 was listed for hearing on 7th June 2017.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
When the Evidence Act was signed into law by former president Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCON on the 2nd day of June 2011, it was received with maximum enthusiasm by the Nigerian legal community...
Sefton Fross
In contracts between Nigerian counterparties, the transaction will more often than not be governed by Nigerian laws.
Fred-Young & Evans
The Foreign Judgment Reciprocal Act, CAP F35, Chapter 152, Laws of the Federation, 1990 which provides for a 6 years period for registration of foreign judgments was enacted to replace the ...
Carlton Fields
A federal appellate court has upheld a district court order enforcing an arbitration award by the ICC against the Republic of Nigeria in favor of Enron Nigeria Power Holdings, Ltd. ("ENPH")...
Andrews Kurth LLP
On 5 and 6 June 2017, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (Saudi), Egypt, Bahrain, Yemen and the Maldives all separately announced that they were severing diplomatic relations with Qatar.
Dentons
In our March overview we consider the introduction of Law No 2 of 2017 (the New Arbitration Law) in Qatar.
Clyde & Co
The new Qatar Arbitration Law supersedes equivalent provisions in the Qatar Civil and Commercial Procedure Code and significantly reforms Qatar arbitration law.
Clyde & Co
In this article, we look at the elements of an arbitration clause, what factors should be considered when drafting an arbitration clause and give five "top tips" on how to draft an effective clause.
Dentons
As budget cuts take effect, a slow-down in construction projects has been evident in Qatar. It is becoming even more difficult to secure payment under construction contracts.
ENSafrica
The South African Constitutional Court has found that cabinet ministers can now be held personally liable for the costs of legal proceedings to which they are a party.
ENSafrica
The notion of contractual freedom has long been recognised in the entrenchment of the principle that agreements should be honoured.
ENSafrica
Once legal proceedings relating to a debt have started, does the subsequent substitution of one of the parties affect the prescription period for the debt?
KISCH IP
Of recent, KISCH IP has tasted tremendous success in the Supreme Court of Appeal.
KISCH IP
When a person or business creates a new technical concept (or innovation) that is implemented, the world generally benefits from such innovation.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The UAE is a global business hub and it consistently attracts investments from across the world with its favorable business conditions.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
It is fair to say that last year's revision of Article 257 of the Penal Code has sent ripples throughout the arbitration community that are still felt, seven months later.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
On 20 March 2017, the DIFC Court of Appeals issued a precedent in its judgment in Frontline Development Partners Limited v Asif Hakim Adil [2016], DIFC Case No. 006/2016.
Expatriate Law
Is Dubai a safe haven for errant husbands to avoid paying maintenance or capital orders to their former spouse?
STA Law Firm
Liability is a billion-dollar word. Legally, socially and morally, all actions are subject to and governed by a sense of moderation.
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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.
Sefton Fross
Generally, Garnishee proceedings is done in two different stages. The first stage is for the garnishee order nisi, while the second stage is for the garnishee order absolute.
Mahayni
Unofficial English Translation Of The Implementing Regulations To The Saudi Arbitration Law.
Expatriate Law
Is Dubai a safe haven for errant husbands to avoid paying maintenance or capital orders to their former spouse?
STA Law Firm
Liability is a billion-dollar word. Legally, socially and morally, all actions are subject to and governed by a sense of moderation.
AKABOGU & ASSOCIATES
In a recent ruling a judge of the Nigerian Federal High Court held that there is no limitation period in any cause of action within the admiralty jurisdiction which is enforceable in rem.
Mahayni
Five years have passed since Saudi Arabia overhauled its arbitration law in 2012. The law which was enacted in that year replaced the previous law which had been in place since 1983.
BLC Robert
The Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) has set up an Alternative Tax Dispute Resolution (ATDR) Panel to resolve tax disputes through a streamlined process that is efficient and cost effective.
Thipa Denenga
When a party institutes legal action against another party, the plaintiff is entitled to claim interest over and above the capital amount.
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