English court judgements to be enforced widely across UAE courts in new ruling  

Mark Battersby
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English court judgements are to be capable of enforcement in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) under the principle of reciprocity, according to a new ruling by the UAE Ministry of Justice to the Director of the Dubai Courts. A letter was issued by the ministry on 13 October confirming the move.   A briefing note by global law firm Eversheds Sutherland said both courts were previously reluctant to enforce each other's judgments, given the absence of a bilateral treaty for reciprocal recognition and enforcement of judgments, excluding the memoranda relevant to the DIFC and ADGM.  Partner...

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