Challenging and Enforcing Arbitration Awards: United Arab Emirates

Challenging and Enforcing Arbitration Awards: United Arab Emirates

In the UAE, the process of challenging and enforcing arbitration awards involves several key aspects, each governed by specific rules and procedures to ensure fairness and efficiency.

Among other things, it is important to consider the country’s specific laws and approach regarding the below:

  • Form of awards
  • Setting aside of arbitral awards
  • Procedural law for recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards
  • Recognition proceedings
  • Service
  • Identification of assets
  • Enforcement proceedings
  • Recognition and enforcement against foreign states


For a structured and detailed overview of key practical issues in relation to the above, you can read the full article here.

This article was first published on Global Arbitration Review in May 2024; for further in-depth analysis, please visit the GAR Know-how Challenging and Enforcing Arbitration Awards.

Author : Muhammad Mohsin. Naseer 

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