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Waterfalls in the Gulf: Pre-conditions to arbitration and enforcement in the UAE

Arbitration agreements frequently impose preconditions to arbitration, requiring parties to engage in a combination of mediation, conciliation, good faith negotiations and/or other mechanisms first.

24 May 2017
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UK Listed Company fined GBP 2.25m under UK Bribery Act for payments in the UAE

A UK building consultancy has become the first company to be convicted under the UK Bribery Act 2010 for bribing an official in the UAE.

29 February 2016
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King & Wood Mallesons' top five takeaways from this year's Property Week annual forecast dinner

Real Estate partners Simon Ricketts, Steven Cowins and William Naunton share their top five takeaways from this year's Property Week's forecast dinner.

15 February 2016

Red Tape | Corruption contagion - tip of the iceberg

In high profile cases, the cost of regulatory investigation may just be the beginning of a much longer (and more expensive) story.

13 January 2016
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Red Tape | Undermining the certainty of international trade finance

We look at how the certainty of letters of credit may be impacted by wider fraudulent/illegal conduct and what can be done to mitigate the risks.

13 January 2016
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Red Tape | Website-blocking injunctions to combat the increasing risk of online copyright infringement

We focus on website blocking injunctions, as one measure that has been used or introduced to tackle online copyright infringement.

13 January 2016
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Getting on board with Dispute Boards

Why are Dispute Boards not more widely used in the Middle East - a region which should benefit more than most from them?

28 September 2015
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Is the rise in popularity of Luxury Branded Residences in Dubai set to continue?

A review of the dynamic between high-end developments and 'affordable housing' in the Dubai real estate market.

28 September 2015
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Enforcement of contractual rights in construction disputes in the Middle East

Even in good times, large construction projects can be a source of disputes. We review the enforcement of contractual rights in such construction disputes.

28 September 2015
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Whole Life Procurement

The world of construction procurement is constantly driven by both internal and external factors impacting operational and maintenance arrangements. So what is changing?

24 August 2015
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The Future is Adjudication

The benefits of adjudications in construction disputes are being seen in more regions globally, but why aren’t we seeing them more in the Middle East?

21 July 2015
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Election 2015: the new Government’s agenda for real estate planning and development

The UK’s new Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Greg Clark, is an advocate of localism. Simon Ricketts discusses key policies.

15 May 2015
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