BCDR International Arbitration Review
September 2014 – Volume 1 – Issue 1

The Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in the Arab States of the Gulf

English Section
Note from the General Editor 1
Articles
Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in the UAE: Practice and Procedure
Gordon Blanke & Soraya Corm-Bakhos
3
International Arbitration and Enforcement of Arbitration Awards in Bahrain
Hassan Ali Radhi
29
The Application of the 1958 New York Convention in Qatar
Minas Khatchadourian
49
The Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in the Sultanate of Oman
Alastair Hirst
61
Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in Saudi Arabia
Jean-Benoît Zegers
69
Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in Kuwait
Rashid Hamad Al Anezi
85
Enforcement of Foreign Arbitration Awards in the Middle East
Essam Al Tamimi
95
The Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in the Arab Gulf Region
Abdel Hamid El Ahdab
105
Banishing the Ghost of Lord Asquith’s Award: A Resurgence of Arbitration in the Middle East
Reza Mohtashami
121
Court Decisions
United Arab Emirates Emirate of Abu Dhabi – Court of Cassation – 16/6/2011 – Cassation No. 679/2010 Commercial 125
United Arab Emirates Dubai Courts – Court of Cassation – 18/9/2012 – Cassation No. 132/2012 Commercial 129
United Arab Emirates Dubai Courts – Court of Cassation – 18/8/2013 – Cassation No. 156/2013 Civil 137
State of Qatar Court of Cassation – 25/3/2014 – Appeal Nos. 45 and 49 of 2014 – Civil Cassation (2nd Circuit) 143
Sultanate of Oman Supreme Court – 27/4/2011 – Cassation No. 280/2010 Commercial Circuit 149
Arabic Section
Articles
Judicial Attitude Towards Foreign Arbitral Awards in the United Arab Emirates
Hassan Mohammed Arab
1
Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in the Kingdom of Bahrain
Rashid Abdulrahman Ibrahim
11
Extent of Recognition by the Bahraini Court of Cassation of the GCC Commercial Arbitration Centre
Arbitral Awards

Taha Abdulmawla Taha
17
The Legal Nature of Arbitration Awards and the Question of Whether Omitting the Name of the Supreme
Authority in the Country from the Award Is a Fundamental Flaw which Justifies Invalidation

Sultan M.Al-Abdulla
29
Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in the Sultanate of Oman
Said Bin Saad Al Shahry
39
Court Decisions
United Arab Emirates Emirate of Abu Dhabi – Court of Cassation – 16/6/2011 – Cassation No. 679/2010 Commercial 47
United Arab Emirates Dubai Courts – Court of Cassation – 18/9/2012 – Cassation No. 132/2012 Commercial 53
United Arab Emirates Dubai Courts – Court of Cassation – 18/8/2013 – Cassation No. 156/2013 Civil 61
State of Qatar Court of Cassation – 25/3/2014 – Appeal Nos. 45 and 49 of 2014 – Civil Cassation (2nd Circuit) 67
Sultanate of Oman Supreme Court – 27/4/2011 – Cassation No. 280/2010 Commercial Circuit 71