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TDM 2 (2015) - Arbitration in the Middle East

For those with an interest in arbitration and dispute resolution in the MENA region the TDM 2 (2015) - Arbitration in the Middle East: Expectations and Challenges for the Future is potentially of interest:

Editors Craig Shepherd and Mike McClure (Herbert Smith Freehills LLP) prepared this TDM special on "Arbitration in the Middle East: Expectations and Challenges for the...". The papers in this special, which between them discuss the arbitral regimes in Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), together with investment treaty arbitration and general trends in the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region, address the increasing use of arbitration in the Middle East, and the increasing use of Middle East seats.


  • Editorial - Arbitration in the Middle East: Expectations and Challenges for the Future
    by M. McClure, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
    C. Shepherd, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP


  • The Revival of Islamic and Middle East Regional Investment Treaties: A New Way Forward?
    by M.N. Alrashid, Pinsent Masons LLP
    L. Carpentieri, Pinsent Masons LLP
  • The Public Policy Exception under the New York Convention: The Unruly Arabian Horse in the MENA Region
    by S.A.F. Haridi, Weil, Gotshal & Manges
    M.S. Abdel Wahab, Zulifar & Partners Law Firm
  • A New Paradigm for Attracting Foreign Investments: Restructuring Investor-State Arbitration for Resolution of Petroleum Disputes: Dynamics of the New Iranian Oil Investment Contract
    by A. Atai, Atai Associates
  • Qatar Arbitration Law: Some Central Issues
    by T. Al-Emadi, University of Qatar - College of Law
  • Problems of Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in the Gulf Cooperation Council States and the Prospect of a Uniform GCC Arbitration Law: An Empirical Study
    by A.F.M. Maniruzzaman, University of Portsmouth
    A.M. Almutawa, General Directorate of Residency and Foreign Affairs-Dubai
  • Modernising Mesopotamia: The Case for Arbitration Reform in Iraq
    by N. Kadhim, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
  • The Adoption of the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration - A Step towards the Harmonization of the Arab Laws
    by O.M.H. Aljazy, Aljazy & Co.
  • The UAE's Pilgrimage to International Arbitration Stardom - A Critical Appraisal of Dubai as a Centre of Dispute Resolution Aspiring to be a Middle East Business Hub
    by A.F.M. Maniruzzaman, University of Portsmouth
    A.M. Almutawa, General Directorate of Residency and Foreign Affairs-Dubai
  • Tunisia - A Tuned in Seat of Arbitration
    by C. Abid, Paris II Panthéon Assas University
  • Dubai - A Promising ICA Oasis Stifled by an Excess of Public Policy
    by C.L. Dykun, Barrister and Solicitor
  • An Introduction to Alternative Dispute Settlement in the Iranian Legal System: Reconciliation of Shari'a Law with Arbitration as a Modern Institution
    by N. Nasrollahi Shahri, Bayan Emrooz International Law Firm
    A.H. Tanhayi, Allameh Tabatabae'i University of Tehran
  • The Role of Shari'a Law and Modern Arbitration Statutes in an Environment of Growing Multilateral Trade: Lessons From Lebanon and Syria
    by U.A. Zanconato, Academicon GmbH - Linklaters LLP
    F.S. Sneij, Graduate Institute of Geneva
  • What to Expect When Arbitrating in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    by J.P.N. Harb, Jones Day
    A.G. Leventhal, Jones Day
  • Palestine Moving Ahead - New Draft of the Arbitration Law
    by L.S. Katbeh, Equity Legal Group
  • Court (Non) Enforcement of Arbitration Decisions Based on Public Policy Exception in Turkey
    by Z.D. Tarman, Koc University Law School
  • Resolving Shariah Disputes - Navigating the Governing Law
    by F. Shehabi, Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration
  • The Role of the New York Convention in the Enforcement of Foreign Awards in the UAE: Expectations and Challenges or the Tale of the Ugly Duckling
    by G. Blanke, Baker & McKenzie
  • Iranian Law of Loss of Profits in International Arbitration
    by K.H. Ameli, Ameli International Arbitration
  • Abdullah v. M/S CNAN Group SpA: Negative Declaration Preventing the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards
    by R. Hussain, Hussain and Associates

The table of contents can also be found here http://www.transnational-dispute-management.com/journal-browse-issu... 

Excerpts of the special available upon request (just follow the link above and click "download excerpt")

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