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Protocols and Memorandums

Memorandum of Guidance between DIFC Courts and the High Court for Zambia

October 4, 2017

View PDF 1. Introduction 1.1 A Memorandum of Guidance signed this 4th day of October Two Thousand and Seventeen between the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts (‘the DIFC Courts’) and the High Court of the Republic of Zambia (‘the High Court’). 1.2 The purpose of this memorandum is to set out the parties’ understanding of the  Continue Reading »

DIFC’s DRA and DMCC collaboration to enhance Dispute Resolution Services

May 24, 2017

Agreement will enhance access to world-class dispute resolution services DMCC member companies will be able to attend DIFC SCT hearings remotely by video link DMCC, the Government and Free Zone authority on trade, enterprise and commodities in Dubai and DIFC’s Dispute Resolution Authority (‘DRA’) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (‘memorandum’), to further enhance bilateral  Continue Reading »

Memorandum of Understanding Between Abu Dhabi Judicial Department And The Dubai International Financial Centre Courts Concerning judicial cooperation

April 20, 2017

This Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was made in Abu Dhabi as of 23-Rajab-1438 AH, 20 April 2017 AD, this MoU was concluded by & between: First Party: The Abu Dhabi Judicial Department (ADJD), with headquarters in Abu Dhabi. P.O. Box: (84), Fax: (02/4443267), represented by H.E. Chancellor Yousef Said Al-Abri, in his capacity as Abu  Continue Reading »

Memorandum of Guidance (MoG) on Understanding the Enforcement of Money Judgements between the Federal Court of Malaysia and DIFC Courts

March 5, 2017

Who is signing the agreement? The agreement is between DIFC Courts and the Federal Court of Malaysia, the highest Superior Court within the hierarchy of Malaysian Courts When and where will it be signed? The MoG will be signed on 5th of March, 2017 at the Dispute Resolution Authority in DIFC, Dubai, UAE What does  Continue Reading »

Investor confidence boosted by Ras Al Khaimah partnership with DIFC Courts

December 12, 2016

Investor confidence boosted by Ras Al Khaimah partnership with DIFC Courts   Ras Al Khaimah and Dubai legal systems collaborate to increase business certainty in the UAE     Ras Al Khaimah and DIFC agreements open up English-language legal system to Ras Al Khaimah investors, businesses and residents   The attraction of Ras Al Khaimah as  Continue Reading »

MOU Strengthening Judicial Exchange and Cooperation between Shanghai High People’s Court and DIFC Courts

October 27, 2016

The Shanghai High People’s Court and the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts (hereinafter referred to as “the parties”), endeavouring to strengthen judicial collaboration and to provide the basis for judicial exchanges between the two parties, have reached a Memorandum of Understanding on judicial cooperation as follows: ARTICLE I The parties confirm that the aim of  Continue Reading »

UAE-China trade ties deepen with landmark judicial cooperation agreement

Press Release  UAE-China trade ties deepen with landmark judicial cooperation agreement DIFC Courts and Shanghai High People’s Court to work together to achieve shared objectives DIFC Courts separately publish guide to recognition and enforcement of money judgments, produced in partnership with law firm King & Wood Mallesons  Shanghai, China; 27 October 2016: Trade ties between  Continue Reading »

Mutual Recognition and Enforcement Guide Backgrounder

DIFC Courts backgrounder/enforcement guide   Guide between the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts and King & Wood Mallesons Guidance Note on Mutual Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments ·   What is the guide? It is a guide for law firms and business on the mutual recognition and enforcement of monetary judgments in China and Dubai. It  Continue Reading »

DIFC Courts and Shanghai High People’s Court MoU Backgrounder

DIFC Courts backgrounder/MoU  Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Judicial Cooperation between the Shanghai High People’s Court and DIFC Courts ·   Who is signing the agreement? The agreement is between DIFC Courts and Shanghai High People’s Court, and has been reviewed and approved by the Supreme People’s Court. ·   When and where will it be signed?  Continue Reading »

DIFC Courts Guide on Mutual Recognition and Enforcement of Civil and Commercial Judgement with the PRC Courts

  Guide 指南  between the  DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE COURTS 迪拜国际金融中心法院   and   KING & WOOD MALLESONS   KING & WOOD MALLESONS PREPARED CHINESE VERSION AND PROVIDED ADVICE IN RESPECT OF PRC LAW. 金杜律师事务所提供本《指南》的中文版本并提供与中国法有关的建议。 迪拜国际金融中心法院 与中国法院民商事判决相互承认与执行的指南 DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE COURTS GUIDE ON MUTUAL RECOGNITION AND ENFORCEMENT OF CIVIL AND COMMERCIAL JUDGMENTS WITH THE PRC COURTS 引言  Continue Reading »

Memorandum of Understanding between the DRA and JAFZA

October 16, 2016

Please note that this Memorandum covers DIFC Courts and the Dispute Resolution Authority (DRA)  This Memorandum of Understanding (“MoU”) is made on the [ 20 ] day of September 2016 (the “Effective Date”). Between: The Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority, a free zone authority duly incorporated by virtue of Law No. 1 of 1985, issued in  Continue Reading »

MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN DRA AND DIAC

September 25, 2016

Please note that this Memorandum covers DIFC Courts and the Dispute Resolution Authority (DRA)  View PDF Between Dubai International Arbitration Centre and DIFC Dispute Resolution Authority For Mutual Cooperation Including Enhancing the Recognition and Enforcement of DIAC Arbitration Awards by the DIFC Courts and regarding Training, Research and Development of Programmes, For the benefit of  Continue Reading »

Memorandum of Guidance As to Enforcement between the National Court Administration of the Supreme Court of Korea & the DIFC Courts

November 9, 2015

  View PDF Introduction 1.  The purpose of this memorandum is to set out the parties’ understanding of the procedures for the enforcement of each party’s money judgments in the other party’s courts. This memorandum is concerned only with judgments requiring a person to pay a sum of money to another person. 2.  This memorandum  Continue Reading »

Memorandum of Guidance as to Enforcement between Supreme Court of the Republic of Kazakhstan & DIFC Courts

August 28, 2015

Click to view PDF Introduction The purpose of this Memorandum is to set out the parties’ understanding of the procedures for the enforcement of each party’s money judgments in the other party’s courts. This memorandum is concerned only with judgments requiring a person to pay a sum of money to another person. This memorandum has  Continue Reading »

Memorandum of Guidance between the UAE Ministry of Justice (Department of International Cooperation) and DIFC Courts

May 5, 2015

View PDF Introduction The purpose of this memorandum is to set out guidelines regulating the Service of Juridical and Judicial papers in relation to civil and commercial applications requested to be served on individuals or companies outside the UAE, and for the service of such papers within the DIFC. This memorandum is concerned only with  Continue Reading »

Memorandum of Guidance between the DIFC Courts & United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (SDNY)

March 29, 2015

View PDF Introduction 1.The purpose of this memorandum is to set out the parties’ understanding of the procedures for the enforcement of each party’s money judgments in the other party’s courts. This memorandum is concerned only with judgments requiring a person to pay a sum of money to another person. 2.This memorandum has no binding  Continue Reading »

Memorandum of Guidance – Enforcement between DIFC Courts and the Supreme Court of Singapore

January 21, 2015

MoG with Singapore Introduction 1. The purpose of this memorandum is to set out the parties’ understanding of the procedures for the enforcement of each party’s money judgments in the other party’s courts. This memorandum is concerned only with judgments requiring a person to pay a sum of money to another person. 2. This memorandum  Continue Reading »

Memorandum of Understanding between the Supreme Court of Singapore & DIFC Courts on References of Questions of Law

January 20, 2015

MoU with Singapore The Supreme Court of Singapore and the Dubai International Financial Centre (“DIFC”) Courts (hereafter referred to individually as “the Party” or “each Party” and collectively as “the Parties”): RECOGNISING the relationship between the Parties as an important element in promoting and facilitating legal co-operation; CONVINCED OF the value of close co-operation for mutual benefit  Continue Reading »

Memorandum of Guidance between the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts and The High Court of Kenya, Commercial & Admiralty Division

November 27, 2014

MoG between the DIFC Courts and High Court of Kenya Introduction 1. The purpose of this memorandum is to set out the parties’ understanding of the procedures for the enforcement of each party’s money judgments in the other party’s courts. This memorandum is concerned only with judgments requiring a person to pay a sum of money  Continue Reading »