Country Focus

Country Focus
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A welcome addition

Lebanon’s New Code of Commerce signals the willingness to improve the economy of the country, inspire confidence in the international community and boost foreign investment. Carlo Pianese and Mohamad Al Rifai elaborate.  Over the last several...

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Strategic investments in Ethiopia

Gregor Pannike and Dr. Constantin Frank-Fahle consider key legal, regulatory, geopolitical, economic and security aspects vital for sound investment decisions in Ethiopia. RECENT POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS Ethiopia’s charismatic 42-year-old Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed from the marginalised Oromo...

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Keeping up with KSA

Carlo Pianese and Mohamad Al Rifai discuss the recent legal reforms in line with achieving the Kingdom’s ‘Vision 2030’ transformation plan. In April 2016, His Highness Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz announced that the...

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UAE’s enhanced banking rules

Zouhdi Yakan and Sameer Goel offer insight into the compilation of provisions under the new Banking Law, aimed at strengthening the Central Bank’s supervisory powers, governance and consumer protection in the country. One of the latest...

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Oman’s evolving legislative landscape

Oman has recently seen a spate of legislative change against a backdrop of regional declining oil revenues and a reinforced desire to diversify its economy away from hydrocarbon dependency. Sadaf Buchanan of Dentons elaborates on some...

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A new dawn?

A comprehensive insight into the main features of the project company regulation under Kuwait’s Public-Private Partnership Law. The recent developments in Kuwait’s PPP market is expected to reinvigorate interest in its faltering PPP program. The Kuwait...

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Extradition in the UAE: A practical guide

Ali Al Zarooni, chariman of Horizons & Co, takes an in-depth look at the process and application of the Extradition Law in the United Arab Emirates. Extradition in the UAE is governed by Federal Law No....

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Ready to engage

Dino Wilkinson of Clyde & Co lists five questions organisations should ask about Bahrain’s new national data protection law. The Kingdom of Bahrain has become the second country in the GCC to issue a national data...

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A landmark permanent residency

The State of Qatar has officially made permanent residency an option for a limited number of foreigners, Mohamed Awooda of Dentons elaborates on the features of the new law. His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin...

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Enhancing the justice system

Gün + Partners assesses the legal developments taking place in Turkey to increase the quality and speed of the country’s judicial system. Over the past year, several Turkish laws have been amended to help improve the...

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