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Capacity to arbitrate in the UAE

An analysis of the latest judgment of the Dubai Court of Cassation touching on the new federal arbitration law by the group general counsel of Five Holdings. In a very recent case, the Dubai Courts of...

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Prepping for GDPR’s impact

Riccardo Sensi and Carlo Procacci analyse the directives that organisations in the Middle East should have in place for the General Data Protection Regulation that came into effect in the EU this year. The General Data...

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New reform, modern approach  

The UAE’s Arbitration Act has scaled down the formalism of the old regime. Laurence Shore and Rindala Beydoun elaborates. Earlier this year, the UAE reformed its federal arbitration law. The new regulation, which entered into force...

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A question of authority?

An analysis by BonelliErede on the powers of UAE LLC Managers with a focus on M&A transactions and on what steps should be taken to fill in the existing gaps. In the context of merger and...

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Regional experience, global outlook

Janine Clark of Inspire Selection assesses the current legal recruitment market and shares insight on hiring trends, and top skill-sets required in the Middle East. In the first half 2018, we have seen encouraging signs that...

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Winds of change

Oraib Qubbaj shares her insight on the evolving landscape of corporate governance in the Middle East. There are many different definitions and understandings to what corporate governance means. In the broadest sense possible, governance is a...

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Pot of gold or empty promise?

Gratuity is the windfall at the end of the employment rainbow for many UAE employees but few employers save for it. Emily Aryeetey explains why recent legislative developments are prompting employers to consider hedging this liability....

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E-justice, the future of law?

E-trials are set to make UAE’s judicial processes cost-efficient, business-friendly and time-saving. With the introduction of cutting-edge technology, Dubai Courts now makes it possible to file submissions online or appear for cases remotely through video-conferencing. The...

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New law, new concerns

Nayiri Boghossian calls for further clarity in the ratification and execution procedures of the UAE’s Arbitration Law. A lot has been published in the last couple of months about the new arbitration law issued by Federal...

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Can only two play that game?

Interim measures and non-parties to arbitrations: A comparative analysis of the approach of the English and DIFC Courts by Daniel Crowley and Timothy Killen of 2 Temple Gardens. Arbitration is a popular form of dispute resolution...

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