This article discusses the future of arbitration and dispute resolution in the Middle East following the Arab Spring.
It does not require a rocket scientist to understand the continuing effects of the global financial crises facing businesses across the world, including the Middle East. No one has come out of this unscathed. The unwillingness of banks to lend because of liquidity problems has had devastating consequences not just for trading concerns generally, but also for governments. This in turn has led to an increasing number of cancelled projects, employment redundancies, and government payment defaults, among other problems.