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New DIFC Rules for Digital Economy Court

14/12/2022

The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts, announced the launch of a new set of specialised rules for its recently formed Digital Economy Court (DEC) Division.

The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts, announced the launch of a new set of specialised rules for its recently formed Digital Economy Court (DEC) Division. The new ‘Part 58’ of the DIFC Courts Rules will facilitate the efficient resolution of digital economy disputes, the new rules will also standardise the use of smart forms to provide information through a dynamic, artificial intelligence-driven platform.

In line with the Courts’ paperless mandate, cases will also be conducted using advanced digital systems to expedite service to parties and enforcement to reduce the environmental impact of court proceedings. These specialised Rules have been engineered to strengthen the mission of building a courts system that absorbs current dispute resolution needs. It can also flex to address and resolve new emerging disputes. This strategy has been further reinforced by blending leading judicial expertise with innovative technological implementations.

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