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Dubai Cassation Court rules FIDIC arbitration clause not enforceable (Dubai Cassation Court judgment no 1308/2020)

Published on: 18 May 2021
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Dubai Cassation Court rules FIDIC arbitration clause not enforceable (Dubai Cassation Court judgment no 1308/2020)
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Arbitration analysis: The Dubai Court of Cassation overturned a Dubai Appeals Court judgment and endorsed the decision of the Dubai Primary Court, which had found that the incorporation by reference of standard terms in a contract was inadequate to bind the parties to an arbitration agreement contained in those standard terms. Written by Mahmoud Abuwasel, managing partner at Wasel & Wasel in the United Arab Emirates. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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