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The Threat of Imprisonment for Arbitrators in the UAE has been Removed as Article 257 is Amended
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Arab Emirates
  • November 29 2018

A decision by the federal government of the UAE to remove arbitrators from the scope of application of Article 257 of the UAE Penal Code has been


Contracting with governments: pitfalls, arbitration, sovereign immunity and enforcement
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Global
  • October 24 2018

Entering into a contract with an entity owned or controlled by the state poses unique challenges not faced when dealing with a private commercial


Contracting with governments: pitfalls, arbitration, sovereign immunity and enforcement
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Iraq
  • October 9 2018

Entering into a contract with an entity owned or controlled by the state poses unique challenges not faced when dealing with a private commercial


First Insight - The New UAE Federal Arbitration Law and The Future For UAE- Seated Arbitration
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Arab Emirates, Global
  • May 22 2018

On 3 May 2018, HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of the United Arab Emirates, issued Federal Law No. 6 of 2018 promulgating the


New UAE Federal Arbitration Law issued
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Arab Emirates, Global
  • May 14 2018

The President of the United Arab Emirates has issued Federal Law No. 6 of 2018, promulgating the much anticipated new federal arbitration law in the


New restrictions appear to limit clients' choice of counsel in UAE seated arbitrations - but is it a Storm in a teacup?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Arab Emirates
  • December 7 2017

On 27 November 2017, Ministerial Resolution No. 972 of 2017 (the "2017 Regulations") of the Executive Regulations to the Federal Legal Profession Law


Proactive dispute management: a dirham saved is a dirham earned
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Middle East
  • December 6 2017

In-house counsel are constantly having their budgets squeezed, having to justify expenditure on experts, arbitrators and outside counsel. Disputes


3 new decisions on jurisdiction of courts of DIFC and Dubai
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Arab Emirates
  • June 22 2017

Three new decisions shed light on the Judicial Tribunal's approach to the DIFC Court's conduit jurisdiction. Although two of the decisions follow the


The DIFC's conduit jurisdiction under attack? The Dubai Court attempts to reverse Banyan Tree
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
  • March 7 2017

Following on from our reporting on the controversial first decision of the Judicial Tribunal in Daman Real Capital Partners Company LLC v. Oger Dubai


A constraint on the conduit jurisdiction? The judicial tribunal orders the DIFC court to "cease from entertaining" enforcement proceedings
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Arab Emirates
  • February 7 2017

As reported in our previous article (click here), on 9 June 2016, H. H. Ruler of Dubai issued Dubai Decree No. 19 of 2016 (the "Decree")