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Enforcement of UAE civil and commercial judgments in India: a practical overview

24 February 2020

On 17 January 2020, the Indian Government notified the UAE as a "Reciprocating Territory" (the "Notification") under Section 44A of the Indian Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 ("CPC"). This is a significant development that could provide a quicker avenue for enforcement of final UAE Court civil/commercial judgments (including DIFC and ADGM Court judgments) in India.

In this briefing we explore, along with Indian Law firm AK Law Chambers, the practical implications of this development for UAE based parties and what to expect in the execution process in India.

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