• United Arab Emirates Accedes to the New York Convention
  • March 22, 2007
  • Law Firm: Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. - Houston Office
  • Pursuant to UAE Federal Decree No. 43 for 2006, on June 13, 2006, the United Arab Emirates acceded to the United Nations Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (New York, 10 June 1958) (the "New York Convention"). In time, accession to the New York Convention is anticipated to have a significant impact on the ability and means to enforce foreign arbitration awards in the UAE.