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Arbitration is a well-established and widely used mechanism for resolving commercial disputes in South Africa. Arbitration in the country received a significant boost through the enactment of the International Arbitration Act, 2017 ("IAA"), which incorporated the UNCITRAL Model Law into South African law.
19 April 2023Dispute Resolution Trends in Iberia and the UAE: An overview of recent developments
This paper is the result of the Ciarb event that took place on 19 October 2022, organised by Ciarb Iberian Chapter, representing Spain, Portugal and Andorra, and by Ciarb UAE Branch, comprising the seven emirates forming the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
17 April 2023Disasters – The devastation to society, the economy, and the courts
Both manmade (cyber, oil and waste spills, explosions) and natural disasters (fires, floods, hurricanes, earthquakes) are happening at an increasing pace in the US and around the world. These events have a direct impact on the bottom line of businesses and the ability of courts to resolve the resulting flood of litigation.