The New Bahrain Arbitration Law and the Bahrain “Free Arbitration Zone” - Dispute Resolution Journal - Vol. 65, No. 1

John M. Townsend
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8 pages
February, 2010
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John M. Townsend, a partner in the Washington, D.C., office of Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, chairs that firm's Arbitration and ADR Group. He is also
chairman of the Board of Directors of the American Arbitration Association. Mr. Townsend consulted with the Ministry of Justice of Bahrain concerning the enactment of the legislation discussed in this article. He wishes to thank Daniel McLaughlin, an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, for his help with this article.