Dubai Enforcement Decision Leaves IA Attys Unsatisfied

The Dubai Court of Cassation’s recent enforcement of a previously rejected English arbitral award has been welcomed by legal experts, but the court’s failure to make an important distinction in its interpretation of the New York Convention has nevertheless caused concern.

Issued in June but only circulated in the past few weeks, the Court of Cassation's decision reversed a surprising March 30 opinion by the Dubai Court of Appeal refusing to enforce an International Chamber of Commerce award, which had been rendered in London against a...

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