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.
Arbitration can either arise by an order of court, by statute or most commonly by agreement of the parties.
Fred-Young & Evans
This is the common method of enforcing foreign judgments in Nigeria.
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 ...
AELEX
In a landmark decision delivered on 23 February 2018 in the case of Heritage Bank Ltd v. Bentworth Finance (Nig) Ltd, the Supreme Court of Nigeria appeared to abandon in part ...
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...
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.
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...
Fenwick Elliott LLP
The United Arab Emirates seems to be very close to putting in the last piece of the puzzle for the region's most genuine arbitration-friendly jurisdiction.
STA Law Firm
Witness testimony is undoubtedly the oldest form of evidence and is given the most credibility in the courts.
Clyde & Co
Defamation in the UAE is often thought of in the context of social media.
Clyde & Co
The UAE government has announced that the Federal National Council has approved the draft Arbitration Law.
Al Tamimi & Company
With many international investors attracted to business opportunities in the Middle East and North Africa, especially in the politically stable and economically buoyant countries of the Gulf, the effectiveness of dispute resolution services in the region are an important consideration.
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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.
STA Law Firm
Witness testimony is undoubtedly the oldest form of evidence and is given the most credibility in the courts.
AELEX
In a landmark decision delivered on 23 February 2018 in the case of Heritage Bank Ltd v. Bentworth Finance (Nig) Ltd, the Supreme Court of Nigeria appeared to abandon in part ...
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.
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 ...
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.
KISCH IP
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