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Qatar: wage protection law approved

Qatar - April 30 2015 In February 2015, Qatar approved a law making it mandatory for private companies to remunerate employees directly through authorised banks…

Co-authors: Stuart Paterson.


A sardine cannot swallow a whale: ICSID tribunal declines jurisdiction under the Egypt-UAE BIT

Egypt, Global, United Arab Emirates - December 17 2014 In an Award on Jurisdiction rendered earlier this year in National Gas S.A.E. v. Arab Republic of Egypt (ICSID Case No. ARB/11/7), an ICSID tribunal…

Co-authors: Mike McClure.


DIFC courts sign a memorandum of guidance for the reciprocal enforcement of money judgments with Kenya, the first with an African state

Africa - December 10 2014 In 2014, Dubai played host to several significant Africa related conferences, such as the Africa Global Business Forum and West Africa Mining…

Co-authors: Saloni Kantaria.


UK Court of Appeal confirms contempt proceedings are extra-territorial

United Kingdom - July 24 2014 The Court has held that civil contempt proceedings may be brought against a foreign director of a foreign company (in this case a Saudi-domiciled…

Co-authors: Caroline Kehoe, Stuart Paterson, Benjamin Hopps.


Dubai court confirms power of DIAC Executive Committee to extend time limit for tribunal to render its award

United Arab Emirates - June 10 2014 In Middle East Foundations LLC v. Meydan Group LLC (formerly Meydan LLC) (Case No. 249 of 2013), the Dubai Court of Appeal confirmed that Article 36…

Co-authors: Mike McClure.

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