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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 »

Hackathon for future justice

Written on April 9, 2018 at 8:00 am, by

   DIFC’s Dispute Resolution Authority (DRA), including DIFC Courts, forges alliance with Europe’s Maastricht University   Agreement signed during Hackathon organised by Technolawgeeks, with support of Maastricht University and Brightlands Smart Services Campus Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 8 April 2018: DIFC’s Dispute Resolution Authority (DRA) and Maastricht University’s Faculty of Law have signed an agreement that  Continue Reading »

Designer courts

Written on March 17, 2018 at 12:00 pm, by

Dubai Design & Fashion Council (DDFC) support opt-in to DIFC Courts through new cooperation agreement with DIFC Dispute Resolution Authority (DRA) DIFC Courts Small Claims Tribunal to underpin Dubai’s expanding design and fashion sector through swift, English language dispute resolution Agreement lays foundation to explore adding Design IP as a topic for Courts of the  Continue Reading »

Commercial claims on the rise at DIFC Courts

Written on February 19, 2018 at 12:08 pm, by

Court of First Instance (CFI) sees 17% increase in cases, with the Small Claims Tribunal witnessing 67% rise in volume of claims Development of new international avenues for enforcing judgments and orders Total value of enforcement claims rose 24% to AED 3.4 billion    Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 19 February 2018: DIFC Courts today revealed  Continue Reading »

Trials go paperless at DIFC Courts in regional first

Written on February 7, 2018 at 8:45 am, by

• DIFC Courts adopts the most globally advanced version of the e-bundling service, pioneering new online dispute resolution services • All cases filed from 1st July 2018 will be paperless following adoption of electronic bundle technology Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 7 February 2018: Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts has become the first court in  Continue Reading »

Dubai Healthcare City Authority backs opt in to DIFC jurisdiction

Written on January 30, 2018 at 12:06 pm, by

Memorandum of Understanding to promote use of DIFC Courts and other Dispute Resolution Authority (DRA) services Special focus on Small Claims Tribunal (SCT) to support speedy mediation and amicable settlement Dubai, UAE; 30 January 2018: Signed today at the Arab Health Exhibition and Congress, the agreement between the Dispute Resolution Authority (DRA) – including DIFC  Continue Reading »

More businesses choose fast, smart dispute settlement by DIFC Courts’ Small Claims Tribunal

Written on December 20, 2017 at 8:27 am, by

SCT sees number of opt-in cases double in 2017 SMEs increasingly keen to include practical dispute protection in their commercial agreements. Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 19 December 2017: An increasing number of small businesses and individuals based outside of the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) are choosing to have their commercial disputes resolved by the  Continue Reading »

Global consultation launched in Dubai to define courts of the future

Written on November 29, 2017 at 10:15 am, by

Follows first Courts of the Future Forum event held alongside the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting of the Global Future Councils 2017 DIFC Courts and Dubai Future Foundation initiative first step to ensuring UAE techpreneurs and companies of the future can innovate securely Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 28 November 2017: The Dubai International Financial Centre  Continue Reading »

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 »


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