Mondaq Middle East & Africa: Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration
Appleby
On 26 January 2018, the Court of Civil Appeal delivered its determination on whether a resolution that was produced by a representative of the Respondent (i.e. Stoll Financial Services GmbH) (i)
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.
Famsville Solicitors
It is not unusual for foreign embassies and consulates to request that documents are to be translated, notarized, and or authenticated/legalized.
Advocaat Law Practice
We had last month reviewed the Court of Appeal's decision in NATIONAL OIL SPILL DETECTION AND RESPONSE AGENCY V. MOBIL PRODUCING NIGERIA UNLIMITED (EXXONMOBIL), where it held that the imposition of fines ...
Advocaat Law Practice
Dissatisfied by the decision of the IST, the Appellant appealed to the Court of Appeal.
Advocaat Law Practice
Under Nigerian law, a suit is deemed to have commenced in court at the point of filing all the required originating processes depending on the mode of commencement which could either be by way of a writ of summons, ...
Africa Law Practice
The thesis of this article is the recent developments in Nigerian case law, which are inimically influencing arbitration law and practice.
Mahayni
In an attempt to foster "a fair and attractive arbitration environment, promote the spread of the arbitration culture, based on the highest international benchmarks and standards, and reduce the pressure on the court system", ...
Herbert Smith Freehills
Arbitration in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been subject to material reform in recent years which has had a positive effect in the realm of dispute resolution.
Clyde & Co
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.
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.
ENSafrica
The MIAC will be supported by an advisory body which will be chaired by Professor Emmanuel Gaillard.
Dentons
The new Article 30 of the OHADA Uniform Act on Arbitration sets out two main principles:
Clyde & Co
Given the costs and uncertainties in the prosecution of disputes, and in particular large scale and complex international, commercial and construction disputes which are often ongoing for extended periods of time.
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.
Herbert Smith Freehills
Entering into a contract with an entity owned or controlled by the state poses unique challenges not faced when dealing with a private commercial counterparty.
STA Law Firm
Mediation is a non-judicial means of dispute resolution mechanism, and it has become very prevalent because of the disadvantages or limitations ...
STA Law Firm
The definition of Litigation privilege is non-disclosure protection imposed on documents which come into existence after litigation commenced or in contemplation ...
STA Law Firm
The United Arab Emirates with USD 37,600 per capita GDP is considered one of the most suitable countries for investment.
Al Tamimi & Company
On 03 May 2018 the UAE enacted Federal Law No. 6 of 2018 ("the New Law"), as published in the Official Gazette No 630 of 15 May 2018. The New Law ...
Inventa International
While countries in other continents are struggling to maintain a growth rate close to 0%, African countries continue to grow.
Appleby
On 12 July 2018, the London Court of International Arbitration-Mauritius International Arbitration Centre (LCIA-MIAC) announced that the joint venture
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Herbert Smith Freehills
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Deloitte Nigeria
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STA Law Firm
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Al Tamimi & Company
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Africa Law Practice
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Africa Law Practice
The thesis of this article is the recent developments in Nigerian case law, which are inimically influencing arbitration law and practice.
STA Law Firm
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AELEX
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