The enforcement of foreign court judgments in the UAE has always been notoriously difficult and uncertain. The recent directive issued by the UAE Ministry of Justice requiring the Dubai Courts to enforce English judgments is likely to increase collaboration between the English and UAE Courts.
Leveraging our knowledge of global supply chain interfaces enables us to expertly guide clients through complex projects in familiar and unfamiliar jurisdictions.
Competition for the world’s natural resources is fierce. Companies active in the areas of mining and commodities require risk sensitive advice that is bankable and workable on a day-to-day operational level. With our in depth knowledge of several intersecting industries – energy, transportation, infrastructure – and global team, we are well positioned to advise, especially in the investment hotspots of Africa, Latin America and Asia.
We have the skills to take on the lifecycle of these projects including cross-border and domestic M&A, joint ventures, capital markets, project finance, private equity transactions, restructurings, infrastructure and construction projects, commercial agreements, regulatory, insolvency and dispute resolution.
Our clients come from across the natural resources supply chain – from exploration and production companies, owners, operators, services companies, distribution companies and transporters to local and national governments, traders, banks, export credit agencies, financiers, funds and other investors.
A few firsts this week with the successful recovery by a building owner of the costs of replacing cladding post Grenfell and the first decision under the coronavirus rent arbitration scheme. Commercial Disputes Weekly also discusses a key decision in the ongoing quest for recompense by the victims of the Fundao Dam disaster and a Court of Appeal decision in relation to apparent bias.
This article reports on recent developments, focussing on the government’s proposed major overhaul of the UK prospectus regime.