The Dispute Resolution Question Time 2019

The GCC’s top legal experts returned to Construction Week’s Dispute Resolution Questions Time  2019 conference in Abu Dhabi to demystify the root causes of construction claims, share insights on dispute avoidance and resolution mechanisms, and debate the benefits of alternative dispute resolution methods. Partner Antonios Dimitracopoulos shares his views during the panel discussion.

Newly Formed Dubai International Arbitration Centre Board of Trustees Holds First Meeting

Newly formed Dubai International Arbitration Centre board of trustees holds first meeting New plans and efforts to boost Dubai’s position as a global centre for commercial arbitration discussed during meeting Board of trustees joined by legal experts and business leaders, while UAE nationals represent 80% of new members Dubai, UAE: The newly formed board of…

Challenging a Tribunal Member in an Arbitration

In a construction dispute between the subcontractor and the main contractor, the chairman of a tribunal was challenged for failing to allow equal opportunities to the parties in presenting their case, whilst issuing various procedural directions purportedly on behalf of the tribunal. The relevant arbitration authority reviewing the challenge, rejected the reasons argued therein but…

BSA announces the launch of Spanish and Latin American Desk

The renowned regional law firm, BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP, introduce the firm’s second foreign desk in a market leading affiliation with Spanish based law firm, Lupicinio International Law Firm BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP is delighted to announce the unveiling of its latest venture, a Spanish and Latin American Desk,…

How reasoned arbitration awards and expert opinions may help prevent Article 257 of the Penal Code being triggered

It is fair to say that last year’s revision of Article 257 of the Penal Code has sent ripples throughout the arbitration community that are still felt, seven months later. It was not long before visions of arbitrators and experts being locked behind bars for some alleged lack of impartiality flooded the UAE arbitration community,…