Qatar: Landmark Arbitration Judgment Issued
Qatar’s International Court and Dispute Resolution Centre First Instance Circuit has issued a landmark arbitration judgment. The judgment in C v D (QFC 0004/2021,  QIC (F) 8) has confirmed the Centre’s status as an opt-in court of arbitration.
It has clarified parties can select the Qatar International Court as the competent court in the arbitration by virtue of an arbitration agreement where neither party is a Qatar Financial Centre registered entity.
It has also approved the position under Qatar Law No. 2/2017 (the Arbitration Law).