Arbitration News from the United Arab Emirates

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

Security for costs – Renunciation of the standards set up in “RSM v. Saint...

Can a tribunal order an impecunious claimant to pay security for costs? This is an often debated topic both in commercial and in investment...

Investor-State Arbitration – An Introduction

A. Introduction While investor-state arbitration remains a relatively new area of international law, the number of cases commenced under international investment agreements (IIAs) has grown...

Summary of Arbitral Rules

This table can provide a general overview only. The rules listed may not be applicable in all circumstances. Where rules distinguish between domestic and...

Gender Diversity in International Arbitration – Statistics

Moving towards more gender diversity in international arbitration has gained traction. In our last year’s article, we predicted that “more arbitral institutions will publish...

International Arbitration Statistics 2016 – Busy Times for Arbitral Institutions

2016 has been another busy year for the world’s arbitral institutions. This is reflected by the institutions’ caseload numbers that have been reported for...

The Globalization of International Arbitration

A. Introduction International arbitration is often referred to as the area of globalization “par excellence.” Indeed, it is the preferred means of dispute resolution for...

Post M&A Disputes: Breach of Indemnification Clauses in M&A Contract

Indemnification clauses are common in share purchase agreements ("SPA"). Post M&A disputes frequently concern alleged breaches of such clauses. These disputes raise difficult questions...

The International Arbitration Bill: South Africa as a preferred Arbitration Venue on the Horizon?

As the world becomes more globalized and as ongoing international investment interest and economic growth across Africa continues unabated, a sound international arbitration framework...

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.