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UAE Ministry of Justice Encourages Dubai Courts to Find Reciprocity When Considering Enforcement of English Court Judgments

United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom - October 11 2022 On September 13, 2022, the United Arab Emirates ("UAE") Ministry of Justice ("MoJ") sent a letter to the Dubai courts stating that the MoJ considers…

Pierre Heitzmann, Heather Martin, Sion Richards, Sheila L. Shadmand

Questions Remain as Supreme Court Restricts § 1782 Discovery in Private International Arbitrations

USA - September 27 2022 Section 1782 of Title 28 of the U.S. Code authorizes U.S. district courts to order discovery "for use in a proceeding in a foreign or international…

Lee Coffey, Victoria Dorfman, Caroline C. Edsall, Elie Kleiman, Christopher Lovrien

DIAC 2022 Arbitration Rules: Will They Propel DIAC Into a Top-Five Institution?

Global - April 25 2022 The Dubai International Arbitration Centre's ("DIAC") new Arbitration Rules (the "DIAC 2022 Rules" or "Rules") are now effective. The Rules apply to…

Pierre Heitzmann, Michelle Bradfield, Javade Chaudhri, Heather Martin, Sheila L. Shadmand

Companies With Investments and Businesses in Ukraine and Russia: The Importance of Investment Treaties

Global, Russia, Ukraine - March 21 2022 Following Russia's invasion of Ukraine, companies have been asking how they can protect their employees, investments, and assets in Ukraine, Belarus…

Michelle Bradfield, Philip J. Devenish, James Egerton-Vernon, Melissa Stear Gorsline, Sylvia Tonova

Disputes Disrupted? The Impact of Dubai's Decree No. 34 of 2021 on the Choice of Commercial Arbitration in the UAE

United Arab Emirates - October 19 2021 Dubai Decree No. 34 of 2021 (the "Decree") was issued on 14 September 2021 and became effective on 20 September 2021. The Decree cancelled—with…

Pierre Heitzmann, Javade Chaudhri, Heather Martin, Sion Richards, Sheila L. Shadmand