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Resurgence through reform

The legal and regulatory landscape in the financial sector in Jordan and Iraq has continued to see a period of change and reform over the past year. Jordan In May 2019, the Central Bank of Jordan...

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IP & e-commerce in the UAE

It is crucial for both new and existing businesses to consider the intellectual property aspects which may arise, as they look to take advantage of the e-commerce boom, writes Jon Parker and Rachel Armstrong of Gowling...

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A legacy of resilience

In a landmark move, Law No. (9) of 2020 regulating family-owned businesses in Dubai was issued last month. The original bill was prepared by Fadi Hammadeh of Al Futtaim Group in 2013. In an exclusive to...

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Schrems II & data privacy

Clyde & Co analyses the recent European Court of Justice ruling and its impact on data flow from the EU to the Middle East. A landmark data protection case in Europe last month has the potential...

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KSA 2020

An overview on doing business in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, with a focus on legal structures that businesses can avail of by Nathan Banks of Banks Legal. There is no doubt that 2020 has been a...

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A Customs-free access?

Charles Laubach and Saurbh Kothari of Afridi & Angell offer clarity on the UAE Foreign Direct Investment Law vs. GCC Customs Exemption. The Federal Decree-Law 19 of 2018 on Foreign Direct Investment (the FDI Law) permits...

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FinTech adoption soars

Paul Kayrouz of PwC Middle East analyses the legal impact of COVID-19 on business in the UAE & FinTech market trends. COVID-19 presents significant challenges to people and organisations around the globe and the disruption continues...

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A future with agility

An insight into the key findings of the Pinsent Masons’ special report on ‘Making a global investment powerhouse: The Future of the UAE’s Regulatory Framework’. The business landscape in the UAE has undergone a period of...

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MoUs in UAE: Concept, enforceability & drafting tips!

Sandeep Bhalothia and Aman Garg examine key considerations that parties should consider before entering into an Memorandum of Understanding or Letter of Intent. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) or the Letter of Intent (LoI) is a...

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Within limits?

An overview of the Omani employer’s right to organise work in light of COVID-19 by Abdulaziz Alrashdi of BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates. The Coronavirus pandemic currently facing the world has led governments to impose...

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