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Chief Justice Michael Hwang Farewell Speech for Mark Beer


Chief Justice Michael Hwang Farewell Speech for Mark Beer

Written on October 22, 2018 at 11:41 am, by

1. Let me begin by telling you how Mark was engaged. At that time a decade ago, we needed to appoint a permanent Registrar. We had two candidates to consider. One was someone who had served as Deputy Registrar of another common law court for several years, and the other (which had been found by  Continue Reading »

DIFC Courts Chief Justice Delivers Speech at Standing Forum of International Commercial Courts

Written on October 14, 2018 at 4:00 pm, by

I am going to share with all of you the experience of the DIFC Courts in promoting and developing the wider knowledge of laws relating to recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments. This exercise was initially undertaken for our own benefit, but we have come to realize that we have developed a tool that others  Continue Reading »

DIFC Courts and Nishith Desai Associates Guidance Note

Written on September 17, 2018 at 4:28 pm, by

  DIFC Courts Chief Justice, Michael Hwang SC September 14, 2018   Good evening your excellences, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen. It is a great pleasure to speak to you today on behalf of the DIFC Courts, which tonight is represented by myself as the Chief Justice, and I am accompanied by my Deputy Registrar,  Continue Reading »

Presentation of DIFC Courts Work Plan 2018 by Chief Justice Michael Hwang

Written on February 28, 2018 at 8:45 am, by

  Good morning everyone and thank you for attending this event today. It gives me great pleasure in briefing you on our plans for the year ahead. This year is a year of continuity. We are now mid-way through our five-year strategic plan and we will maintain our road map to success along the same  Continue Reading »

Global and local challenges in commercial dispute resolution

Written on January 25, 2018 at 1:12 pm, by

TALKING POINTS Global and local challenges in commercial dispute resolution Amna Sultan Al Owais Middlesex University Dubai: Fourth International Conference on Emerging Research Paradigms in Business and Social Sciences (ERPBSS-2018) January 16, 2018 Good morning ladies and gentlemen In a world that is more globalised and connected than ever, one element still dictates the success  Continue Reading »

Solving the E-Commerce Conundrum Why Connecting Dispute Resolution Centres along the Cyber-Belt and Road Is Critical to Securing Trust in Globalised e-commerce

Written on October 25, 2017 at 3:11 pm, by

Your Excellencies, Justices, fellow panellists, ladies and gentlemen, It is a great honour to join you here in Hangzhou, the home of the future. May I at the outset applaud the visionary work of the Hangzhou Government, not only for hosting this Expo and Summit, but also for the establishment of the China (Hangzhou) Cross-border  Continue Reading »


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