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Crowell & Moring's Litigation Forecast 2023

A Pro-Arbitration Approach Changes the Dynamic

Contributor: Randa Adra.

January 10, 2023

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While international parties doing business in MENA traditionally chose to seat their arbitrations in Europe, the landscape has changed

Jurisdictions in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are be­coming more attractive arbitral seats for parties seeking to re­solve their disputes through in­ternational arbitration. Over the past few years, the region has embraced a more arbitration-friendly approach, which experts say is likely to continue.

“The recent developments in the re­gion are signaling a wind of change, and parties that do business there should take note,” says Randa Adra, a partner in Crowell & Moring’s International Dispute Resolution and Litigation groups. “Inves­tors and stakeholders should feel more confident about the dispute resolution mechanisms that are available locally.”

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Randa Adra
Partner – New York
Phone: +1.212.895.4326

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