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.
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As globalisation continues, airports continue to connect individuals and businesses in ever larger numbers. By understanding the role of the airport in the overall aviation value chain, we can help you make sure that at every stage of its lifecycle, from initial development and financing through to commercial operation, you will successfully address the varied needs of travellers, business partners and investors, now and into the future.
Alongside our rich understanding of airports and the aviation industry, we also have considerable experience dealing with associated legal issues such as infrastructure, planning and environment, construction, real estate, regulation and competition, corporate and M&A, finance, capital markets, restructuring & insolvency and dispute resolution.
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The aviation industry is taking its responsibility to achieve net zero seriously through self-led strategies. In this article, we discuss sustainability linked finance in aircraft finance.
The obligations of an administrator to redeliver aircraft and engines have been determined by the Australian High Court in the first judgment to consider the interaction between the Cape Town Convention and local insolvency law: Wells Fargo Trust Company, National Association (As Owner Trustee) & Anor v VB Leaseco Pty Ltd (Administrators Appointed) & Ors  HCA 8.