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Factors To Consider Before Arbitrating In The Arab Middle East:, Radwa S. Elsaman Ms. Aug 2011

Factors To Consider Before Arbitrating In The Arab Middle East:, Radwa S. Elsaman Ms.

Radwa S Elsaman

This article discusses two significant factors affecting arbitration in the Arab Middle East: the effect of religion on arbitration and the effect of legislative constraints on arbitration. By presenting foreign investors and practitioners with an overview of some of the unique social, legal and religious issues distinctive to arbitration in the Arab Middle East, this article will provide foreign investors and practitioners with examples of factors to consider that can affect arbitration decisions in the Middle East.


Recent Private International Law Developments Before The Supreme Court Of Canada, Antonin I. Pribetic Mar 2009

Recent Private International Law Developments Before The Supreme Court Of Canada, Antonin I. Pribetic

Antonin I. Pribetic

A trilogy of interesting cases involving private international law recently wended their way to the Supreme Court of Canada: (1) King v. Drabinsky (an Ontario case addressing the applicability of the Charter in respect of the enforcement of a foreign judgment); (2) Teck Cominco Metals Ltd. v. Lloyd's Underwriters (a British Columbia case involving declaratory relief in the context of parallel proceedings and forum non conveniens); and (3) Yugraneft v. Rexx Management Corporation (an Alberta case which affirmed that the two-year limitation period under s.3 of Alberta's Limitations Act, governs when a party seeks the recognition and ...


Case Note On Supreme Court Of Cyprus (2007), Toumaian Christodoulidou V. Toumaian (2007) 1 Α.Α.Δ. 1024 [In Greek], Nikitas E. Hatzimihail Jan 2008

Case Note On Supreme Court Of Cyprus (2007), Toumaian Christodoulidou V. Toumaian (2007) 1 Α.Α.Δ. 1024 [In Greek], Nikitas E. Hatzimihail

Nikitas E Hatzimihail

The note makes the statement that the Family Courts of Cyprus have been gradually transformed, from tribunal to court, since their establishment in 1990, by means of the legislative reforms and the evolution of case law in the past two decades. Having been launched as tribunals, in replacement of the ecclesiastical jurisdiction over divorce cases of the Greek Orthodox Community, they presently stand as superior courts of limited jurisdiction (courts of justice), with power and specialization over all matters of family law. As a consequence, ratione personae exceptions to their jurisdiction (notably with regard to members of the three acknowledged ...


Reforming Federal Personal Injury Litigation By Incorporation Of The Procedural Innovations Of Scotland And Ireland: An Analysis And Proposal, Daniel H. Erskine Jun 2007

Reforming Federal Personal Injury Litigation By Incorporation Of The Procedural Innovations Of Scotland And Ireland: An Analysis And Proposal, Daniel H. Erskine

Daniel H. Erskine

Federal procedure has embraced the referral of civil cases outside the court system to alternative dispute resolution. This article argues that by utilizing courts to settle cases through civil procedure, courts realize their central role in ensuring the quality of settlements produced through the judicial administration of justice. The purpose of this article is to provide litigants an optional procedure to expeditiously resolve federal personal injury cases. The system proposed in this article incorporates Scottish and Irish civil procedural reforms into a coherent method for judicial officers to declare the settlement value of a personal injury action without referring the ...


A Comparative Law Analysis Of U.S. Judicial Assistance, Anna Conley Jan 2007

A Comparative Law Analysis Of U.S. Judicial Assistance, Anna Conley

Anna Conley

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