OW Bunker fallout

Khorfakkan Federal Appeal Court’s ruling supports local bunker suppliers’ position and rejects ING’s claims: By way of background, subsequent to the liquidation of OW Bunker Middle East DMCC (“OWBME”), Shipowners found themselves in the unenviable position that they were subject to double demand for payment by way of demands from both physical suppliers (“PS”) and …

Enforcement – The Gulf Widens

The Gulf widens between the Enforcement of Foreign Judgments and Foreign Arbitral Awards in the DIFC as a result of a recent ruling of the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts (“DIFC”) Court of First Instance (“CFI”) (CFI 043/2014 – DNB Bank ASA v. (1) Gulf Eyadah Corporation (2) Gulf Navigation Holding PJSC (“Eyadah”), ruling of …

Fichte contributes to “Enforcement of Judgments and Arbitral Awards” book

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”29620″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]We were pleased to contribute to the Enforcement of Judgement and Arbitral Awards: A Global Guide from Practical Law. Managing Partner Jasmin Fichte along with Partner Alessandro Tricoli provided insights on the key issues in enforcement and arbitral awards in the UAE. Covering 27 jurisdictions, each chapter addresses a range of …

Exceptional Victory for Shipowner

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Late last year, the Dubai Court of First Instance made an order in favour of the Shipowner for AED 10 million in compensation for wrongful arrest. The judge ruled that the Claimant had been unlawful in arresting the Shipowner’s vessel to secure his claim against the Defendant. Fichte & Co subsequently filed a civil …

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