Arbitration News from the United Arab Emirates

Construction and projects in United Arab Emirates: overview

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

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

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

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...

Arbitration News from Middle East & Africa

Construction and projects in United Arab Emirates: overview

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

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

International Arbitration Yearbook, 12th Edition – now available!

We are pleased to announce that the twelfth edition of The Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook is now available. This edition reviews important developments in...

Thinking ahead: What to consider prior to arbitration when securing warranties and indemnities under...

In the field of mergers and acquisitions, warranties and indemnities introduced to share purchase agreements (SPAs) offer certain level of security and allocate risk...

Enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in the UAE

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

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...

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.