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Defendants to be served by direct and instant messaging under new rules

Written on November 5, 2017 at 12:05 pm, by

DIFC Courts Welcome ‘The Law for Administration of Non-Muslim Estates in Dubai and Execution of their Wills’

Written on November 1, 2017 at 12:06 pm, by

DIFC Courts Welcome ‘The Law for Administration of Non-Muslim Estates in Dubai and Execution of their Wills’   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 1 November, 2017: The procedures for registration and enforcement of DIFC Wills through the DIFC Wills & Probate Registry and the DIFC Courts, enabling non-Muslims the freedom of choice on inheritance matters, have  Continue Reading »

DIFC Dispute Resolution Authority and Hangzhou Arbitration Commission forge alliance to develop e-commerce dispute resolution

Written on October 31, 2017 at 8:31 am, by

Memorandum builds on existing agreements with legal entities in major Chinese trading hubs Partnership to work on meeting the future needs of e-commerce dispute resolution and best practices with customer service excellence  Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 31 October 2017: Dubai’s Dispute Resolution Authority (DRA) has taken another step towards global connectivity of dispute resolution centres  Continue Reading »

Press Release – DIFC Courts and High Court of Zambia sign a Memorandum of Guidance (MOG)

Written on October 4, 2017 at 12:08 pm, by

DIFC Courts and High Court of Zambia advance enforcement of commercial contracts through practical guide on collecting money judgments in UAE and Zambia Memorandum of Guidance part of DIFC Courts’ drive to create one of world’s strongest enforcement regimes – second agreement signed by DIFC Courts with an African court  Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 4  Continue Reading »

Courts of the Future Forum to tackle legal implications of disruptive technology

Written on September 27, 2017 at 9:53 am, by

Initiative led by DIFC Courts and Dubai Future Foundation Brings together global technology and legal experts to evaluate implications of emerging technologies and trends Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 27 September 2017: A new forum of global experts in law, technology, IT and business is being assembled to help lawmakers and legal systems accommodate the accelerating  Continue Reading »

Complex tech and construction disputes can now turn to new specialised DIFC Courts division

Written on September 17, 2017 at 2:21 pm, by

Launches in same week as DIFC Courts’ new electronic case management system Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 17 September 2017: The region’s technology and construction companies can now choose to have their most complex commercial disputes resolved by a specialised division within the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts. The new Technology and Construction Division (TCD)  Continue Reading »

DIFC Courts’ half-year performance underscores global judicial standing

Written on August 15, 2017 at 7:31 am, by

Main court sees continued growth in both case volumes and values Standout Small Claims Tribunal performance as awareness and access soar Expanded connectivity through Malaysian link-up and first enforcement of US judgment Innovation track record to continue through new Technology and Construction Division and digital transformation partnership Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 15 August 2017: Dubai’s  Continue Reading »

Death of DIFC Courts pioneer Judge Sir Anthony Colman

Written on August 1, 2017 at 8:35 am, by

Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 1 August 2017: The DIFC Courts sadly announce the peaceful passing of Sir Anthony Colman after a short illness in hospital in England on the 27th July 2017. Sir Anthony Colman was appointed as a Judge of the DIFC Courts from 2008, serving as Deputy Chief Justice from June 2010 until  Continue Reading »

Dubai’s DIFC Courts and Microsoft unite to create commercial court of the future

Written on July 19, 2017 at 12:31 pm, by

Mark Beer, Registrar General, DIFC Courts, and Brad Smith, President and Chief Legal Officer, Microsoft, sign the MOU in the presence of H.E. Justice Mohammed Al Suboosi, Chief Justice of Commercial Court of Dubai and H.E. Justice Ali Shamis Al Madhani of DIFC Courts and other representatives from the Dispute Resolution Authority and Microsoft. Agreement  Continue Reading »

DIFC Courts win global technology award in Washington, DC

Written on July 16, 2017 at 9:51 am, by

Smart Small Claims Tribunal named among year’s ten best technology solutions for improving access to justice by US-based National Association for Court Management DIFC Courts praised for pioneering commitment to future of global justice Award is one of only three given to courts outside the US Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 15 July 2017: Dubai’s DIFC  Continue Reading »