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Behind the scenes at DIFC Courts

Chief Justice Michael Hwang on what the courts really mean for investors in Dubai.

DIFC Courts’ jurisdiction has been a topic of debate since its inception in 2004. The common law court, which regulates companies within Dubai International Financial Centre, has turned down a number of cases that judges deem outside of their authority.

ABTV talks to Chief Justice Michael Hwang about the so-called coffee shop laws, widening the areas of jurisdiction and its relationship with other regional courts.