Arbitration News from Middle East & Africa

The Year Ahead: Developments in Global Litigation and Arbitration in 2021

The Year Ahead – our publication looking at key developments in global litigation and arbitration for 2021 – is now available in English, Spanish and...

Baker McKenzie Arbitration Quiz Night

We are delighted to invite you to Baker McKenzie's first ever Arbitration Quiz Night! Join us on 8 December 2020 at 6.00 pm CET for...

The new updated ICC Rules

From 1 January 2021, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) will bring into force revised 2021 Rules of Arbitration ("2021 Rules"), replacing the current...

UCL / Baker McKenzie Lecture – “International Arbitration – From Alabama to Brexit”

Join us on Tuesday, 17 November 2020, for the 2020 UCL/ Baker McKenzie Lecture on ‘International Arbitration – From Alabama to Brexit’. This year's lecture...

Join our Future of Disputes virtual conference throughout November

The world faces significant levels of social, political and economic instability and uncertainty. To a large extent, while the big-picture context is currently influenced...

Recent UAE Federal Supreme Court Judgment on Ambiguity of Arbitration Clauses

The UAE Federal Supreme Court has recently issued a judgment that tackles the ambiguity of an arbitration clause and the discrepancies between the English...

New Draft AFSA International Arbitration Rules Published

In December 2017, South Africa's International Arbitration Act ("IA Act") came into operation. The IA Act incorporated the UNCITRAL Model Law and was intended...

Arbitration Statistics 2019- How did arbitration institutions fare in 2019?

The International Chamber of Commerce ("ICC") recently published its full statistical report for the year 2019, which revealed a slight increase in the number...

Protection of foreign investments in South Africa

Overview In recent years, South Africa has reviewed its BITs on the basis that it believed that the BITs were too restrictive and outdated. As...

Innovative Protocol Developed for Virtual Arbitration Hearings in Africa

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on the way in which disputes are being resolved around the world. In most countries, courts...

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2018-2019 Edition  

Click here for the chapter on Saudi Arabia in the 2018-2019 Arbitration Yearbook.

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2017-2018 Edition  

Click here for the chapter on Saudi Arabia in the 2017-2018 Arbitration Yearbook.