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By James Fox, Partner and Head of Dispute Resolution Middle East, DWF (Middle East) LLP, Dubai, UAE.
DWF's Shiraz Sethi speaks with Tom Urquhart, the host of Dubai Eye's The Agenda show.
DWF’s Umera Ali and Leanie van de Merwe talks about the key elements of restructuring under UAE laws: protecting creditors' and investors' rights.
Here are contract termination provisions available to a landlord.
At DWF we have been working with our clients for over 12 months to advice on the wider implications of blockchain across our global network. As well as our current clients we have also had the opportunity to present on blockchain to businesses in our key sectors of central & local government; energy & industrials; financial services; real estate; retail, food & hospitality; technology; and transport.
Jazz Moman, Director & Regional Head for Real Estate and Hotels, spoke with Dubai Eye 103.8 Business Breakfast show this morning to discuss the seizure of Schon Property assets. Listen to the podcast here
There remains no guarantee that, from the intended Brexit day of 30 March 2019, the current tariff-free movement of goods between the two territories will not cease. Various models for future relationships are in debate, but the UK is currently ruling out the simplest (and least change) model of remaining in a customs union with the EU.
A recent decision of the Dubai-DIFC Judicial Tribunal appears to throw a lifeline to the DIFC Courts in their role as a conduit jurisdiction. Gordon Blanke continues his articles on arbitration with this recent contribution for the Kluwer Arbitration Blog.
When does time start to run in a construction claim for the purpose of the Statute of Limitations – when the damage is a) manifest; b) discovered or c) occurs?
The recent case of North Midland Building Ltd and Cyden Homes Ltd demonstrates that a clause excluding a right to an extension of time in the event of concurrent delay can be valid and may not fall foul of the 'prevention principle'.