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Issue 21, 2017

In this edition we discuss how the proposed new edition of the FIDIC Rainbow Suite deals with claims and disputes. We also look at BIM as well as commenting on two recent developments which may affect the conduct of arbitration in the UAE and the revised ICC Rules of Arbitration which came into force on 1 March 2017.

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FIDIC and BIM

ICC revised Rules of Arbitration

Changes to the Claims provision in the proposed second edition of the Yellow Book

The new FIDIC Yellow Book dispute resolution procedure: Part 1 - the proposed new dispute resolution mechanism

DIFC: Severe Restriction for DIFC Enforcement

What might changes to the UAE penal code mean for arbitrators and expert witnesses?

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Issue 20, 2016

In this edition we look at the proposed changes to the FIDIC Yellow Book and consider their likely impact. We also review the Modifications to the ICC Practice Note on Conduct of Arbitration and Update to the ICC rules of Arbitration. We then discuss two recent cases where Fenwick Elliott acted involving attempts to refuse to honour letters of credit. Finally, the DIFC-LCIA Arbitration Centre has released its new Arbitration Rules, and we look at the most important changes.

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Changes to the FIDIC Form of Contract

Modifications to ICC Practice Note on Conduct of Arbitration and Update to the ICC Rules of Arbitration

When good security is paramount and the courts are hands off

The DIFC-LCIA Arbitration Centre introduces 2016 Arbitration Rules

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Issue 18, 2016

This edition focuses on a number of issues relevant to international arbitration. SIAC, in Singapore, released its new arbitration rules on 1 July 2016, whilst a recent English case arising out of a contract to paint submarines looks at the incorporation of arbitration agreements. We also focus on an important DIFC decision which makes positive reading for those interested in enforcing foreign judgments in Dubai. Finally we include a timely reminder on the growing emphasis across the globe, on ensuring that corruption and bribery are eliminated.

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Issue 18 articles

The incorporation of arbitration agreements

The jurisdiction of the arbitral tribunals

SIAC announces updated Arbitration Rules and new Investor-State Arbitration Rules

DNB Bank v Eyadah: jurisdiction of the DIFC courts

Complacency costs when it comes to anti-bribery legislation

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