TO GC Talk Series: The GC’s role in shaping legislation

A session on how in-house counsel can effectively contribute to law-making mechanisms of a country. In the recent years, we have often heard of how general counsel need to be more like business leaders rather than...


TO GC Talk Series: Controlling Costs in Arbitration

A session on effectively managing costs in arbitration by Patrick Gearon of Charles Russell Speechlys.  It is often assumed that the costs involved in arbitration are comparatively lower than litigation. In spite of the popularity of this alternative...


Energy efficient

The law firm Akin Gump hosts reception alongside 2019 World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi. On January 15, global law firm Akin Gump had the pleasure of organising and hosting a reception in Abu Dhabi...


GC Talk Series: Decoding the blockchain

In 2009, a person hiding behind the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto created Bitcoin, the first decentralised cryptocurrency operating without a central bank or authority. The true revolution seems to be in its underlying technology – the blockchain....


GC Talk Series: Doing business in Africa

A session on exploring trends, opportunities and risks in the Continent. Africa is a fertile market for the Gulf’s economic growth considering its untapped potential across various sectors. The Oath GC Talk Series session held on...


GC Talk Series: Interim Measures

A session on the forms of interim relief available before the UAE Courts by the law firm Horizons & Co. The utilisation of interim measures can be a highly effective tool in safeguarding the interests of many of clients....


Changing the way we work

On October 17, 2018, HFW in association with the Oath launched its Middle East initiative – Mosawah – as part of its global Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) strategy. The event featured a panel discussion on ‘How...


GC Talk Series: To litigate or to arbitrate?

The goal of dispute resolution is to resolve a dispute as efficiently and effectively as possible, in a manner which considers the nature and goals of the dispute in addition to the needs and interests of...


GC Talk Series: The benefits of mediation in maritime

The Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC) was set up under the patronage of HH Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. The independent entity was designed to assist in resolving maritime disputes...

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