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Enhancing Efficiency in Complex Construction Arbitrations With a Focus on the MENA Region

Due to the acceleration of infrastructure projects in the MENA region,’ construction disputes rank first among the disputes arbitrated before arbitral institutions. Construction arbitrations are known to be complex and thus costly and time-consuming. Given the importance of the construction industry in the MENA region, this article will examine the various mechanisms, which can be used either in the pre-arbitration phase or during the arbitration procedure itself, to streamline the arbitration process and help manage the time and costs of such disputes.

This article will also focus on the tools that have been developed through arbitration practice and by the arbitration centres in the MENA region.