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Arbitration & Dispute Resolution

BSA: Proud sponsor of a flagship conference on International Arbitration

BSA is proud to be a bronze sponsor of a flagship conference on International Arbitration to be held from the 8th to 9th of March in Dubai. The conference theme is ‘The Synergy and Divergence between Civil and Common Law in International Arbitration’.

BSA will be represented by […]

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B-2-B Dispute Resolution

For some while, the Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED) has had a Commercial Control and Consumer Protection Department (CCCPD), dealing with consumer disputes. However, it has recently set up a new sub-department, called the Business Protection Department (BPD) which will function as a local commercial dispute […]

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Corporate Counsel Middle East Awards 2016

The Corporate Counsel Middle East Awards 2016 took place on 12 May 2016 at The Ritz-Carlton, Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai, UAE. The awards aim to recognise exceptional achievement by private practice and in-house lawyers working in local and international companies and law firms.

Senior Partner Dr […]

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European and Middle East guide to Litigation, Arbitration and ADR.

Meritas Law Firms Worldwide is proud to present its European and Middle East Guide to Litigation, Arbitration and ADR. If you are facing a dispute in Europe or the Middle East, this guide will help you navigate some of the key issues and jurisdictional differences that you may […]

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Awarding legal costs in arbitration: A UAE perspective

One of the most attractive benefits in resorting to arbitration is a tribunal’s power to award costs. These would normally include the tribunal’s fees and expenses as well as those of any arbitral institution involved. However, as is now widely known in UAE legal circles, the […]

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UAE practice on restrictive provisions and penalty clauses

It is common practice for parties entering into contractual arrangements to insert restrictive provisions constraining or limiting either of the parties’ legal or contractual rights.  Such provisions work to restrict a party from committing a certain act in the future, or oblige a party to perform a certain […]

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9th Annual In-House Congress Middle East

Co-host at the 9th annual In-House Congress Middle East

Hosted by Pacific Business Press, at the Raffles hotel, Dubai on 4 February 2015

Practice Area Workshop: International Arbitration in the UAE: A Case-based Guide on How to Survive the Melting Pot of Civil and Common […]

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Messages to take home from Dubai’s Arbitration Week

Dubai was filled with a fresh breeze of cutting edge arbitration practitioners in November, with GAR Live, the Alexander Lecture and the CIArb International Conference being the most significant events, all preceded by a very relevant and timely lecture given by the DIFC Courts.

Whilst there was no […]

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The Dubai International Financial Centre Arbitration Law

The DIFC, Dubai’s, Common Law jurisdiction has recently amended  its arbitration law in order to expand the jurisdiction of its Courts with regard to staying proceedings in favour of arbitration. Antonios  Dimitracopoulos, Partner and Head of Arbitration at Bin Shabib  &Associates LLP, DIFC, looks at the […]

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2nd Annual International Arbitration Summit

Speaker at the 2nd Annual International Arbitration Summit
Hosted by Wolters Kluwer Hong Kong at the Park Hyatt Dubai on 25th February 2014

Ratifying Arbitral Awards in the UAE: crossroads between arbitration and litigation

Speaker: Antonios Dimitracopoulos

Key Discussion Points:
• Vulnerable aspects of award ratification
• Recent Court trends […]

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A matter of interpretation … decisions on arbitration clauses in the UAE

Antonios Dimitracopoulos, Partner and Head of Arbitration and Dispute Resolution, Bin Shabib & Associates LLP, Dubai, explains how local jurisprudence is likely to deal with ambiguous and contradictory dispute resolution clauses.

Back in the days of frenetic financial growth, the last thingson people’s minds were all the […]

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