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Alliance with China’s Court of the Internet

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Alliance with China’s Court of the Internet

Written on November 27, 2017 at 3:02 pm, by

On October 31, 2017 the DIFC DRA signed a memorandum of understanding with the Hangzhou Arbitration Commission, creating a partnership to work on meeting the future needs of e-commerce dispute resolution and best practices with customer service excellence. Highlights from the speech by Mark Beer, OBE, Co-Chief Executive & Registrar General of DIFC Courts “Solving  Continue Reading »

Why the DRA is well-positioned to provide advisory services

Written on November 7, 2017 at 3:48 pm, by

Dr. Andreas Baumgartner, Executive Director, Dispute Resolution Authority (DRA) Sharing best practice has been a hallmark of the DIFC Courts since day one. From a long-standing involvement in the International Association of Court Administration to the recent series of professional development seminars with Ras Al Khaimah Courts, they have proudly worked alongside judiciaries both at  Continue Reading »

DIFC Courts Interview: Community Service

Written on October 15, 2017 at 11:49 am, by

Dispute Resolution In The Middle East

Written on October 12, 2017 at 3:02 pm, by

Dubai’s Maritime Millennium

Written on October 10, 2017 at 2:56 pm, by

Court Disruption Disrupted

Written on October 10, 2017 at 9:11 am, by

A New Way To Resolution

Written on October 10, 2017 at 8:50 am, by

A dedicated new service for the region’s tech and construction companies

Written on October 8, 2017 at 9:07 am, by

Justice Sir Richard Field, Head of the DIFC Courts Technology and Construction Division Among the many drivers of the region’s economy, construction is perhaps one of the most well-established and technology one of the fastest-growing. While they are at different stages of maturity, the two sectors do share an important similarity: the potential for highly  Continue Reading »

Keeping pace with the disputes of tomorrow

Written on October 2, 2017 at 10:21 am, by

Mark Beer, Co-Chief Executive and Registrar General, DIFC Courts   From a legal perspective, you can think about technological innovation in three phases. First, when a true innovation hits the market, it often poses new legal questions around liability and applicable laws and regulations. This necessitates a second phase when regulators and lawmakers set to  Continue Reading »

The maturing of DIFC Courts

Written on August 22, 2017 at 7:48 am, by

Graham Lovett, Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP As a litigation lawyer who has been practising in Dubai since 2004, I have seen first-hand how the DIFC Courts have grown from a bespoke court system serving the city’s financial freezone to become a significant part of the global system for resolving commercial disputes. Their latest  Continue Reading »