Arbitration News from the United Arab Emirates

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2019-2020 – United Arab Emirates

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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Andrew Mackenzie, Lina Bugaighis and Nour Sabbah A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1      Legislation International arbitration in onshore UAE continues to be governed by the UAE...

Legal issues relating to construction contracts in the United Arab Emirates

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This article examines a range of issues relating to construction contracts in the UAE and sets out practical steps which should be considered by...

Construction and projects in United Arab Emirates: overview

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A Q&A guide to construction and projects law in the United Arab Emirates. The Q&A gives a high level overview of the main trends and...

Third party funding in the UAE

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This article considers the use and regulation of third party funding in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), historical impediments to the proliferation of third...

Enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in the UAE

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The recently issued implementing regulations of the civil procedures law (Implementing Regulations) have brought a number of amendments intended to facilitate and expedite the...

UAE arbitrators need fear no more

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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

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  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

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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

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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

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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...

Arbitration News from Middle East & Africa

New Draft AFSA International Arbitration Rules Published

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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?

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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

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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

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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...

New Signatories to the New York Convention

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On 3 February 2020, the Seychelles became the 162nd State party to accede to the New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of...

International Arbitration Yearbook, 13th Edition – now available!

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We are pleased to announce that the latest edition of the Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook is now available. This year, in recognition of...

Foreign Arbitral Award ceasing to exist following a Compromise or Settlement by the parties...

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Does a foreign arbitral award "cease to exist" when a compromise of the award is made an order of the Court at the seat...

The Year Ahead 2020 – developments in global litigation and arbitration

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We are pleased to inform you that The Year Ahead 2020 – our publication looking at key developments in global litigation and arbitration for...

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2018-2019 Edition  

Click here for the chapter on the United Arab Emirates in the 2018-2019 Arbitration Yearbook.

 

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2017-2018 Edition

Click here for the chapter on the United Arab Emirates in the 2017-2018 Arbitration Yearbook.