• Saad Badah Law School, Brunel University, London, UK


This article is an analysis of the enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in Kuwait, an Islamicnation governed by Sharia law. The need for this analysis stems from the potential conflictbetween the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (1958)(the ‘New York Convention’)(which came into effect in Kuwait on 27 July 1978)and Sharia lawand the need to merge the two into a cohesive legal system.The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)has a representative office in Kuwait that facilitates the applicable provisions contained therein.


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How to Cite
BADAH, Saad. THE ENFORCEMENT OF FOREIGN ARBITRAL AWARDS IN KUWAIT. AGORA INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF JURIDICAL SCIENCES, [S.l.], v. 8, n. 2, p. 9-15, june 2014. ISSN 2067-7677. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 26 sep. 2020. doi:


The Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards