Arbitration News from the United Arab Emirates

UAE arbitrators need fear no more

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has recently published a decree intended to end the long controversy around the potential exposure of arbitrators and experts...

The UAE introduces long-awaited stand-alone Arbitration Law: Summary of key provisions

  What has changed? On 3 May 2018, the UAE published its first stand-alone Arbitration Law under Federal Law No. 6 of 2018. The UAE's...

UAE Approves New Federal Law on Arbitration

The UAE’s Federal National Council (FNC) approved the draft Arbitration bill this week. The FNC's approval of the draft Arbitration law, based on the...

The New DIAC 2018 Arbitration Rules

On 12 to 16 November 2017, the DIFC-LCIA Arbitration Centre hosted the Dubai Arbitration Week 2017, with various conferences, symposia, and networking events lined...

Legal issues relating to construction contracts in the United Arab Emirates

INTRODUCTION The construction industry in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) adopts and follows international best practices for construction contracts governed by UAE law or implemented...

Comparison of UAE and DIFC-seated arbitrations

The rapid growth of the United Arab Emirates' (UAE's) economy brought with it tourism, mass infrastructural projects, construction, commerce and international investment. The UAE's...

Choice of Law and Dispute Resolution in the United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates (“UAE”) has experienced decades of economic growth and has emerged as a leading regional commercial hub, attracting large and numerous...

Comparison of UAE and DIFC-seated arbitrations

This article analyses the options for arbitration in the UAE, including the DIFC. It analyses the advantages and disadvantages of using the UAE or...

Arbitration News from Middle East & Africa

The Year Ahead – Regional Developments: What are the key developments across the regions?

Asia Pacific Australia Final report of government inquiry into banking and financial services A Government inquiry is examining standards and misconduct in the banking and financial...

The Year Ahead – Co-operation: States and their courts are increasing efforts to co-operate...

We are seeing increasing efforts between states and between courts to co-operate over enforcement of judgments. This is long-overdue when compared to efforts for...

ICC – More efficiency and transparency in 2019

The ICC committed itself to make arbitration proceedings more efficient and transparent. To reach this objective, the institution has introduced several new policies in...

The Year Ahead – Competition: Governments are increasingly aware of the competition for international...

Governments around the world are becoming increasingly aware of the competition that exists for international disputes work, between and amongst national courts and arbitral...

The Year Ahead – Innovation: A new generation of legal analysis tools is emerging

A new generation of legal analysis tools is emerging. All of them rely on innovative use of data, and there is increasing use of...

Quo Vadis Party-appointed Experts?

The never-ending clash between the Civil Law and Common Law traditions in international arbitration took center-stage once again in 2018, with the introduction of...

UAE arbitrators need fear no more

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has recently published a decree intended to end the long controversy around the potential exposure of arbitrators and experts...

New HKIAC Administered Arbitration Rules further enhance efficiency of arbitrations

The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) has announced that the new version of its Administered Arbitration Rules (2018 Rules) will come into force...

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 10th Anniversary Edition 2016-2017 

Click here for the chapter on the United Arab Emirates in the 2016-2017 Arbitration Yearbook.

 

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2015-2016 Edition

Click here for the chapter on the United Arab Emirates in the 2015-2016 Arbitration Yearbook.