IBA Annual Conference – Arab Regional Forum, « Resolving Commercial Disputes in the Arab Region — The State of Arbitration, Litigation, Mediation, and Enforcement in the Middle East”.
5 October 2015, Vienna.
Arbitration Centres are expanding in the Arab world. Most Arab countries are members of the New York Convention. Georges Affaki will join a panel discussing the status of enforcement of foreign and local arbitral awards in the Arab world. What procedures and formalities must be observed to facilitate enforcement? Why is mediation not being used more extensively as the preferred method for resolving commercial disputes? What recent trends are there in regional court judgments in respect of international commercial disputes?