Mondaq Middle East & Africa: Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration
Sharir, Shiv & Co. Law Offices
The District Court of Tel Aviv recently held that the Israeli courts gained jurisdiction when a statement of claim was served in Israel on the vice-president of a foreign company.
Sharir, Shiv & Co. Law Offices
The applicants filed a request for approval of a class action suit against a company traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange ("Company") due to an alleged failure to timely file an Immediate Report...
Sharir, Shiv & Co. Law Offices
The fact that a company's activities are provided primarily through the internet does not grant immunity from litigation in the Israeli courts or from Israeli law.
Barnea & Co
Recently, the Israeli Attorney General opined that foreign companies (specifically those that do business via the internet) may not escape Israeli court jurisdiction even if the terms and conditions posted on their website state otherwise.
Sharir, Shiv & Co. Law Offices
Acceptable As Evidence Of Correspondence From Personal Email Boxes.
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
In the past, Qatar's application of the New York Convention has been somewhat unpredictable.
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.
Al Tamimi & Company
Expedited arbitration is a relatively new process in international arbitration that is often used for disputes of limited value.
Mahayni
Unofficial English Translation Of The Implementing Regulations To The Saudi Arbitration Law.
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.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
An important consideration for foreign companies investing in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia or contracting with Saudi companies or entities of the Government of the Kingdom...
Clyde & Co
It is common knowledge that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is the largest economy in the Arabian Gulf and has the second largest proven oil reserves in the world.
ENSafrica
The without prejudice rule has long been part of South African law. This rule provides that statements, including admissions of liability, made in an attempt to settle litigation between parties.
ENSafrica
The trial of murder-accused Henri van Breda has attracted widespread media attention in recent months.
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?
Afridi & Angell
Article 257 of the UAE Penal Code (Federal Law No. 3 of 1987) was recently amended by Federal Law No. 7 of 2016 to introduce the concept of criminal liability for arbitrators, experts, and translators ...
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.
Eptalex
This paper aims to give an overview of investor-state dispute settlement, with descriptions of mediation and international investment, two broad and undefined (better to say undefinable, actually) concepts...
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.
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.
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