Reflections on the Future of Arbitration in Dubai and the Middle East
Article from: TDM 4 (2020), in Conferences
It has been hard to escape the 2016 development to introduce criminal liability to arbitration in the United Arab Emirates ("UAE"). As has been pointed out, this seemingly sudden development did not receive the anticipated level of attention from interested stakeholders in the UAE and international arbitration communities. While in 2018, the UAE Federal Penal Code was once again amended, removing express reference to arbitrators and certain acts associated with arbitral proceedings, there remain a number of contestations impacting recourse to arbitration in the UAE and Dubai ...