Sharif Hamadeh

Sharif Hamadeh

DLA Piper

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The UK Bribery Act reaches the Middle East

What has happened? The UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) secured a recent victory against foreign bribery when, on 19 February 2016, Sweett Group Plc (Sweett), a company headquartered in London, was sentenced and ordered...more

2/29/2016 - Business Associates Deferred Prosecution Agreements Serious Fraud Office UAE UK UK Bribery Act

ADGM becomes major new offshore arbitral seat

On 17 December 2015, the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the UAE-based international financial free zone, enacted its own arbitration regulations, thereby creating the UAE's second major offshore arbitral seat, after the...more

2/22/2016 - Abu Dhabi Global Markets (ADGM) Arbitration UAE UNCITRAL

International Arbitration News - Q3 2013

US SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS FREEDOM OF CONTRACT PRINCIPLE IN ANTITRUST CLASS ARBITRATION - In the recent case of American Express co. et. al. v. Italian Colors Restaurant et al., the US Supreme Court addressed the validity...more


Kuwait to open representative office of GCC Commercial Arbitration Centre

In a move that will enhance its attractiveness for foreign investment, Kuwait recently ratified an agreement with the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) Commercial Arbitration Centre to establish a representative office in...more

9/27/2013 - Arbitration Foreign Investment Middle East

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