This Practice Note sets out how to apply for security in the amount of an arbitral award when there are proceedings challenging or appealing that award under sections 67, 68 and 69 of the Arbitration Act 1996.
This Practice Note covers the features of a typical commodities murabaha arrangement (usually metals traded on the London Metals Exchange) entered into to provide working capital or acquisition financing for the customer. It also considers the distinction with a tawarruq arrangement
This Practice Note discusses the main criticisms of contemporary murabaha arrangements, in particular that most current transactions do not meet all of the established criteria, such transactions do not fit with the goals of Islamic finance and that the transactions simply replicate conventional financing but in a more costly and uncertain manner
This Practice Note considers the factors that have led to murabaha contracts typically being governed by the laws of England and Wales in the UK and the reasons Shari’ah has not commonly been adopted. It also looks at two specific English cases concerning murabaha agreements
This Practice Note covers the structure of typical murabaha documentation and compares the differences between a murabaha agreement and the loan agreement in a conventional transaction. In particular, it considers ‘rollover’ differences, prepayments, conditions precedent and covenants
This Practice Note covers the basic structure and required steps in a typical murabaha (‘cost plus profit financing’) transaction. It also considers the elements that are required for a valid murabaha transaction under Shari’ah
This Practice Note covers the differences between conventional financing and Islamic finance and the relevant provisions under English law.
This Practice Note provides general guidance for practitioners that may be new to advocacy in international arbitration, including some practical tips both for an advocate’s preparation and for conducting advocacy at a hearing. While the importance of written advocacy cannot be understated, this Practice Note focuses primarily on oral advocacy. The Practice Note considers the use of advocacy in arbitration, the fundamental purpose of advocacy, presentation style, tailoring your presentation to the tribunal, conducting oral advocacy and the ethics of advocacy. This Practice Note provides guidance on oral advocacy as part of in-person and remote or online hearings.
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