UAE: Dubai International Financial Courts to Establish Digital Economy Court

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UAE: Dubai International Financial Courts to Establish Digital Economy Court

Alroeya, 14 December 2021: The Dubai International Financial Centre Courts have announced they are launching a court which will specialise in digital economy issues.

It will specialise in dealing with national and international disputes related to current and updated technologies in various area including big data, Blockchains, Artificial Intelligence and cloud services to disputes related to uninhibited air vehicles, 3D printing and robots.

The Courts are in the process of appointing leading judicial experts to operate and supervise the digital infrastructure and advanced service capabilities of the Court. It will start providing services in the first quarter of next year.

It will support specialist divisions in existing courts including the Technology and Construction Division and the Arbitration Division.

Early next year, the new court will assign a group of international lawyers and industry experts to draft and approve new rules for the Court. A 30-day consultation on them will be launched and they will then be issued.

The aim is to simplify and settle all complex commercial and civil disputes related to the international digital economy. For full story, click here.

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Marlé Van Sandwyk