emltc Ltd.: Webinar Invite: Avoiding and Preparing Disputes in the UAE







Avoiding and Preparing Disputes in the United Arab Emirates

Date: August 9, 2021 (Monday)
Time: 14:00 – 15:00 GST

Commercial disputes can profoundly impact businesses relationships. Everchanging political and economic circumstances can have a critical impact on domestic and international trade, capital flows, and the contractual relationship between the parties. There are several ways and methods to deal with disputes. On often overlooked tool is the art to avoid disputes by properly preparing for them.

The Canadian Business Council Abu Dhabi and emltc Ltd. is organizing a webinar on how to avoid and prepare for disputes. Dr. Constantin Frank-Fahle, LL.M., Founding Partner, emltc Ltd. will discuss the following aspects:

1. Disputes

– Background

– Types of Disputes

– Impact on Workforce and Supply Chain

2. Avoiding Disputes

– Understanding your Contract

– Notification Clauses

– Avoiding Disputes is Preparing for Disputes

– Documentation is Key

– Use Adequate Communication Channels

3. Preparing for Disputes

– Material Law Clause

– Dispute Resolution Clause

– Force Majeure Clauses

– Force Majeure under UAE Law

– Hardship Clauses

– Hardship under UAE Law

– Procedural Considerations (UAE Civil Procedural Law)

4. Outlook
5. Conclusion


Dr. Constantin Frank-Fahle, LL.M., Attorney-At-Law (Germany), is a Founding Partner of emltc Ltd. (Abu Dhabi). He practised law in Jakarta (Indonesia), Berlin and Munich (Germany), Bangkok (Thailand), and Dubai. Among other activities, he advises companies on their legal and tax-related strategies concerning investing in the Middle East, East Africa and South Asia and complying with local content policies (ICV, IKTVA, etc.). He is a frequent conference speaker and author on topics such as local content policies, multi-jurisdictional disputes, and strategic negotiations (shareholder and commercial agency disputes). He also is a lecturer in international business law at the International School of Management (ISM, Cologne, Germany).


Complimentary for CBC members and non-CBC members

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