Mondaq Middle East & Africa: Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration
Olisa Agbakoba Legal
Arbitration in Nigeria continues to experience an upward spiral as an effective dispute resolution mechanism adopted by parties engaged in contemporary commerce.
Banwo & Ighodalo
Typically, the defendant would be summoned an hour earlier.
Famsville Solicitors
Under the Rules, a distinction is made between those who died testate and those who died intestate.
Famsville Solicitors
It is not unusual for foreign embassies and consulates to request that documents are to be translated, notarized, and or authenticated/legalized.
Advocaat Law Practice
We had last month reviewed the Court of Appeal's decision in NATIONAL OIL SPILL DETECTION AND RESPONSE AGENCY V. MOBIL PRODUCING NIGERIA UNLIMITED (EXXONMOBIL), where it held that the imposition of fines ...
Mahayni
In an attempt to foster "a fair and attractive arbitration environment, promote the spread of the arbitration culture, based on the highest international benchmarks and standards, and reduce the pressure on the court system", ...
Herbert Smith Freehills
Arbitration in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been subject to material reform in recent years which has had a positive effect in the realm of dispute resolution.
Clyde & Co
On 15 December 2017, new amended regulations came into force in KSA, and a class action regime is now in force in respect of securities disputes.
Al Tamimi & Company
We are pleased to inform you that His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of the United Arab Emirates, has issued Federal Law No. 6 of 2018, which formally promulgates...
Al Tamimi & Company
A country's desire to develop its business environment, encourage investment and accelerate economic development should also include a review of the rules and performance of the judicial system.
ENSafrica
The MIAC will be supported by an advisory body which will be chaired by Professor Emmanuel Gaillard.
Dentons
The new Article 30 of the OHADA Uniform Act on Arbitration sets out two main principles:
Clyde & Co
Given the costs and uncertainties in the prosecution of disputes, and in particular large scale and complex international, commercial and construction disputes which are often ongoing for extended periods of time.
Clyde & Co
A long awaited and an important development in the context of arbitrations in Africa is the adoption by South Africa, in December 2017, of The International Arbitration Act.
Herbert Smith Freehills
Entering into a contract with an entity owned or controlled by the state poses unique challenges not faced when dealing with a private commercial counterparty.
STA Law Firm
Mediation is a non-judicial means of dispute resolution mechanism, and it has become very prevalent because of the disadvantages or limitations ...
STA Law Firm
The definition of Litigation privilege is non-disclosure protection imposed on documents which come into existence after litigation commenced or in contemplation ...
STA Law Firm
The United Arab Emirates with USD 37,600 per capita GDP is considered one of the most suitable countries for investment.
Al Tamimi & Company
On 03 May 2018 the UAE enacted Federal Law No. 6 of 2018 ("the New Law"), as published in the Official Gazette No 630 of 15 May 2018. The New Law ...
Dentons
On November 5, 2018, the President of Uzbekistan signed a Resolution contemplating the establishment of the Tashkent International Arbitration Center (TIAC) ...
Kosta Legal
Please set out the various regimes applicable to recognising and enforcing judgments in your jurisdiction and the names of the countries to which such special regimes apply.
Legalmax
The judicial system of Uzbekistan consists of the Constitutional Court, courts of general jurisdiction for civil and criminal cases, economic courts, and military courts.
GRATA Law Firm
The judicial system of Uzbekistan belongs to a family of continental legal systems. It consists of specialised courts and is regulated by rules comprehensively codifi ed in written legislative documents, which are easily accessible to citizens and lawyers within and outside of Uzbekistan.
Inventa International
While countries in other continents are struggling to maintain a growth rate close to 0%, African countries continue to grow.
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The Nigerian Court of Appeal in Esso Petroleum and Production Nigeria Limited & Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited v. Federal Inland Revenue Service & Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation ...
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
In Vice Chancellor J. Travis Laster's recent opinion in Akorn, Inc. v. Fresenius Kabi AG,1 he discusses (on pages 212-216) the general subject of "efforts" clauses in contracts governed by Delaware law
Herbert Smith Freehills
Entering into a contract with an entity owned or controlled by the state poses unique challenges not faced when dealing with a private commercial counterparty.
Deloitte Nigeria
The World Bank Group (World Bank) on Wednesday, 31 October 2018, published it's 2019 Doing Business Report (the Report).
STA Law Firm
The medical profession is known to be one of the most prestigious jobs which deserve appreciation and respect.
STA Law Firm
A red bike described by the seller is up for sale online, the buyer then receives an orange-colored motorcycle: deception by description or merely a deal by description, which is built wholly ...
Africa Law Practice
African countries not the least Nigeria, through both state entities and private companies, are finding themselves increasingly involved in international arbitration.
Mahayni
In an attempt to foster "a fair and attractive arbitration environment, promote the spread of the arbitration culture, based on the highest international benchmarks and standards, and reduce the pressure on the court system", ...
Famsville Solicitors
Visitors and Persons desirous of taking up employment/residence in a number of Countries are expected to be of good character and will be assessed against the character requirements.
Africa Law Practice
The thesis of this article is the recent developments in Nigerian case law, which are inimically influencing arbitration law and practice.
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