The government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) continues to introduce measures, including key legislative changes, intended to further diversify the UAE’s economy away from its historic dependence on oil revenues. One key focus has been upon the introduction of measures that increase the UAE’s attractiveness as a destination for foreign direct investment (FDI). In …
As referred to in its case law, the European Court of Human Rights has imposed an obligation on states to provide a mechanism to prevent or remedy excessive length of judicial proceedings. Also, in several resolutions, the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers has stated that ‘excessive delays in the administration of justice constitute an …
Craig Arnott of Burford Capital looks back at legal finance’s first decade, and shares his thoughts on what lies ahead for the industry In October 2019, Burford Capital will celebrate its tenth anniversary. We’re understandably proud of this milestone, but we also welcome it as an opportunity to reflect on the progress that the legal finance industry …
The main methods of resolving commercial disputes in Mexico are: ordinary commercial trial, executive commercial trial, special proceedings, oral commercial trial, bankruptcy proceedings (concurso mercantil), arbitration, and mediation.
With the continued influx of businesses and service providers into Dubai, competition between financial and professional services firms has never been higher. Those seeking an instant ‘beachhead’ in the jurisdiction by recruiting existing teams and professionals with inflated sign-on bonuses may find themselves instead on the end of a very costly springboard injunction. Such forms …
Shay Ogunsanya of Legisway by Wolters Kluwer asks whether your legal department is operating in the most strategic way it can? Does your legal department operate in the most strategic way possible? That is the question fuelling the impressive rise of the legal operations function in legal departments around the world.
The Indian legislature has in the last few years been at pains to promote India as a hub for international arbitration. The first step in that direction was the promulgation of the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act 2015 (2015 Amendment), which was aimed at reducing the interference of courts in arbitration proceedings.
CMS’s John O’Connor and Harkee Wilson discuss the challenges and issues businesses face operating in the UAE and investigate some of the recent changes in the business environment.
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