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Enforceable obligation to be friendly: a new principle of law

  • Clyde & Co LLP
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  • United Arab Emirates
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  • July 14 2014

It has been held by Mr Justice Teare that a clause providing for friendly discussions prior to resorting to arbitration is an enforceable condition

Honeywell International Middle East ltd v Meydan Group LLC (formerly known as Meydan LLC)

  • Fenwick Elliott Solicitors
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  • United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
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  • July 11 2014

Meydan, a Dubai company, subcontracted Honeywell to perform work on a racecourse project in Dubai. In order to secure its nomination as a

DIFC Court confirms its jurisdiction to recognise and enforce foreign and domestic arbitral awards

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Arab Emirates
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  • July 7 2014

In two decisions published last month (Banyan Tree v. Meydan Group LLC (Case No. ARB 003-2013) and X1 and X2 v. Y1 and Y2 (ARB 002-2013)), the DIFC

Arbitrators dealing with real estate property disputes is it a matter of public policy?

  • Al Tamimi & Company - Advocates and Legal Consultants
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  • United Arab Emirates
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  • June 30 2014

The UAE is a young and dynamic country and its real estate market is developing at an incredible speed. It has a distinct identity as a regional hub

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

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Arab Emirates
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  • 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

A new Dubai law to establish a dispute resolution authority in the DIFC

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Arab Emirates
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  • June 4 2014

A new Dubai Law (Dubai Law No. 7 of 2014) was enacted by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum and has come into force on 21 May 2014

New unified litigation and arbitration body for DIFC

  • 24 Old Buildings Chambers
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  • United Arab Emirates
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  • June 2 2014

On Wednesday, 28 May 2014, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid announced Dubai Law No. 7 of 2014 amending Law No. 9 of 2004 which established the

The future for arbitration in Dubai

  • Clyde & Co LLP
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  • United Arab Emirates
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  • June 2 2014

The future for arbitration in Dubai just got brighter with the recent announcement that a new Arbitration Institute is to be established in the Dubai

Arbitration in the UAE: aiming for excellence

  • Al Tamimi & Company - Advocates and Legal Consultants
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  • United Arab Emirates
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  • May 28 2014

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is experiencing a period of substantial economic growth again as it a continues to diversify its economy. This will

Arbitrability of disputes: issues of arbitrability and public policy in the UAE

  • Al Tamimi & Company - Advocates and Legal Consultants
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  • United Arab Emirates
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  • May 28 2014

Contracting parties are often justifiably keen to avail the perceived advantages of arbitration over litigation. These benefits include the choice of