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Value of claims brought to DIFC Courts exceeds AED 10 billion in 2018

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Value of claims brought to DIFC Courts exceeds AED 10 billion in 2018

Written on February 20, 2019 at 8:08 am, by

                DIFC Courts heard 670 cases across all divisions in 2018, revealing a 29% increase year-on-year, with the overall value increasing by 422% Steady growth in 2018 was driven by the Court of First Instance (CFI), with the total value of claims amounting to AED 10.2 billion 2018 was  Continue Reading »

DIFC Courts launches Special Complaints Referral Centre

Written on February 3, 2019 at 9:44 am, by

            Dubai Healthcare City Authority (DHCA) first government entity to opt-in to the centre’s mediation services Special focus on Small Claims Tribunal (SCT) model to support speedy mediation and amicable settlement  Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 31st January 2019: The DIFC Courts and Dubai Healthcare City Authority (DHCA) have signed an  Continue Reading »

DIFC Courts host international court excellence and legaltech conference

Written on November 7, 2018 at 4:03 pm, by

            The International Consortium for Court Excellence (ICCE) Conference 2018 held in the UAE for the first time ever under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and President of the DIFC Conference aims to highlight key values and success  Continue Reading »

Ruler of Dubai appoints new Chief Justice and Deputy Chief Justice to the DIFC Courts

Written on November 6, 2018 at 10:02 am, by

                                 Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 6 November 2018: Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts are pleased to announce that His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has  Continue Reading »

DIFC Courts reinforce multibillion-dirham UAE-India bilateral trade

Written on September 26, 2018 at 11:22 am, by

            Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts sign Guidance Note to strengthen contract enforcement and collection of money judgments in DIFC and India UAE-India bilateral trade stands at $58 billion in 2017; on track to exceed $100 billion by 2020 Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 26 September 2018: The Dubai International  Continue Reading »

Sustained growth for the DIFC Courts as value of commercial claims surge

Written on August 28, 2018 at 8:51 am, by

  Decade of full operational service marked by strong growth Main court sees value of cases amounting to AED 2.2 billion Small Claims Tribunal (SCT) witnesses a 60% rise in volume of cases Paperless trials and blockchain partnership to drive service excellence Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 28 August 2018: The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)  Continue Reading »

DIFC Courts memorandum with the Hong Kong High Court cements China links

Written on August 12, 2018 at 9:42 am, by

            (L-R) Mr. Simon Kwang, Registrar Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal; Mrs Amna Al Owais, Chief Executive & Registrar, DIFC Courts; Dr Michael Hwang SC, Chief Justice, DIFC Courts; The Hon Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma, Chief Justice, Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal; The Hon Mr. Justice Andrew Cheung,  Continue Reading »

DIFC Courts and Smart Dubai launch joint taskforce for world’s first Court of the Blockchain

Written on July 30, 2018 at 9:01 am, by

Preliminary work to explore activation of cross-border enforcement of legal judgments through the blockchain Future research to focus on building dispute resolution mechanisms into the blockchain Partnership to reinforce the Dubai Blockchain Strategy 2020        Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 30 July 2018: The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts have partnered with Smart  Continue Reading »

New alliance to enhance legal protection along China’s Belt and Road

Written on May 27, 2018 at 9:31 am, by

Dubai International Financial Centre Courts (DIFC Courts) in tie-up with University of Oxford’s China Centre to protect global business along the $5 trillion Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)  Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 27 May 2018: The Dubai International Financial Centre’s Dispute Resolution Authority (DRA), which incorporates the DIFC Courts, signed a unique memorandum with the  Continue Reading »

DIFC Courts shape future for global judges

Written on May 15, 2018 at 9:05 am, by

First-ever intellectual partnership between Dubai’s DIFC Courts and Canada’s McGill University Faculty of Law to train future jurists  Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 14 May 2018: Dubai’s DIFC Courts and Canada’s McGill University Faculty of Law today announced the first-ever clerkship programme, a joint initiative in the Middle East to train future judges to operate across  Continue Reading »

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