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In this edition, we feature an entire section dedicated to COP28 where we share insights and intelligence through conversations we have had with leading experts from across the region. This includes articles and podcasts that delve into the most pertinent topics, such as COP28’s call to action for corporates, ESG reporting, and the UAE’s Net Zero vision.
Beyond the focus on Energy and Climate we feature articles covering important updates that look into a variety of areas, such as UAE consumer protection law, an overview of the Federal Civil Family Law for Non-Muslim Foreigners in the UAE, and from Kuwait we discuss the management of companies. As always, in our final section we continue to share with you real life judgements that provide context to the legal landscape in the region.Read the full edition
On the 16th of September 2021, Legislative decree No. 22 of 2021, promulgating the Law of Civil and Commercial Execution (the “New Execution Law”), was issued.
The New Execution Law is considered as a development to the judicial system, keeping pace with the requirements of sustainable improvement, aiming to increase the effectiveness of justice procedures.
The following are the most important focus points and updates under the New Execution Law:
In conclusion, this decree is set to establish smoother and more effective pathways through shortening the procedures and increasing the speed of enforcement.
The Litigation team regularly advises on all aspects of the litigation disputes. If you require further information on the litigation process or any other matter relating to the judiciary system in Bahrain.