News 08 Jan. 2021
Curtis Adds Africa Insider and Corporate Partner Kalidou Gadio in the U.S.
News 18 Nov. 2020
Libya Obtains Historic Victory in Setting Aside of EUR452 Million Arbitral Award
Event 31 Mar. 2021
Claudia Frutos-Peterson Speaks at Mumbai Centre for International Arbitration’s India ADR Week
News 15 Dec. 2020
Kazakhstan Secures US$1.9 Billion in Settlement of Arbitral Dispute
Publications 20 Apr. 2021
Simon Batifort and Marie-Claire Argac Publish “The Right to Raise New Arguments on Jurisdiction in Annulment Proceedings” in ICC Dispute Resolution Bulletin
Event 15 Feb. 2021
Senior Consultant Tullio Treves to deliver Key Note Speech during the Milan Investment Arbitration Week
Event 29 Mar. 2021
Claudia Frutos-Peterson speaks in CECAP seminar on Investment Arbitration and Dispute Resolution
Event 05 Mar. 2021
Claudia Frutos-Peterson Participates in LatAm Women Way in Arbitration On Air series for International Women’s Day
News 05 Feb. 2021
London partners Charles Buderi and Luciana Ricart part of team securing absolute victory for the UAE at the International Court of Justice
Client Alert 13 Jan. 2021
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Upholds Qatar’s Sovereign Immunity in Cyberespionage Case
News 31 Mar. 2021
Partner Simon Batifort Elected to the Executive Council of the American Society of International Law
Event 23 Mar. 2021
Five Curtis Attorneys Featured at ASIL 2021 Annual Meeting
Client Alert 27 Jan. 2021
U.S. Insight: Update on Virtual Notarization (Executive Order 202.7) During the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic (Updated: January 27, 2021)
Client Alert 30 Dec. 2020
U.S. Insight: Update on Virtual Witnessing (New York Executive Order 202.14) During The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic (Updated: December 30, 2020)
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After several years of active involvement in the Dubai market, Curtis opened its Dubai law office in 2008. The office is licensed in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), where it is now located.
The Dubai office, along with our other Middle East office in Muscat, is active in advising the firm's clients on a wide variety of matters in the United Arab Emirates and the region, including real estate development, tourism and hospitality projects, energy and infrastructure projects, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and private equity transactions, general corporate and commercial matters, and matters involving sovereign wealth and private equity funds. Curtis also advises on dispute resolution matters, and won the first judgment handed down by the DIFC courts in 2007.
The Dubai office has developed particular capabilities in matters involving the DIFC and the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA). We have assisted the firm's clients in numerous activities involving the DIFC and its laws and institutions, including capital markets and securities offerings, company law issues, real estate and property development projects, and dispute resolution matters in both the DIFC's arbitration centre and court system.
The Dubai office also is involved in a wide variety of projects and matters for the firm's public and private sector clients in other Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, as well as in the wider Middle East and Central Asia regions. The lawyers in Dubai typically work in cooperation with lawyers from the firm's offices in the U.S., Europe, Middle East and Central Asia to ensure complete legal coverage in multi jurisdictional transactions. Such matters recently have involved private equity funds and projects in the energy sector.
The Dubai office is a branch of Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP, a New York limited liability partnership.
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Article 11 Mar. 2021
When is a “Court” not a Court? A Few Thoughts After Helice Leasing S.A.S. v PT Garuda Indonesia (Persero) TbK  EWHC 99 (Comm)
Client Alert 01 Mar. 2021
Supreme Court Agrees to Revisit Equal Protection Cases Relating to Puerto Rico, Rejects Summary Reversal
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