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Taking the alternative route

Jordan is heavily reliant on imported energy, which accounts for more than 90 per cent of energy needs. Zeina Al Nabih considers the region’s energy strategy.  Jordan is an energy importing country and been largely reliant...

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A promising start

Altynay Tanasheva and Ana Severova talk about the key considerations involved in doing business in the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) in Kazakhstan.  With stories of Brexit and trade wars between the US, China and the...

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Keeping up with the IoT boom

The UAE’s Telecommunications Regulatory Authority has published a new policy regulating services and devices associated with the Internet of Things. Kellie Blyth elaborates.  The rapid development and adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT), also referred...

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The GCC solar power boom: Powering on after sunset

Mhairi Main Garcia looks at recent developments in the renewable energy sector in the GCC and the implications of large amounts of solar power entering the power generation mix, considering some of the options and challenges...

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Investing in KSA

Saudi Arabia has become a key investment hub over the years as it seeks to diversify its oil-dependent economy. Abdullah Alanezi and Lujain Al Yousef consider the key aspects involved in setting up a business in...

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Securing HealthTech data

Patrik Daintry and Blair Jones highlight the data protection and patient confidentiality considerations for HealthTech companies in the UAE.  Many businesses operating in the healthcare and technology sectors have found a home in the United Arab...

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Bahrain leads the ‘Crypto’ way

A commentary by Karm Legal Consultants on the main features new Crypto Asset Module introduced by the Central Bank of Bahrain. In February this year, the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) introduced a Crypto Asset Module...

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Dispute: To resolve or manage?

How relevant is the litigation system or the alternative dispute resolution processes to resolve or manage commercial and corporate disputes? An analysis by Dr. Omar S I Abasheikh, barrister, Paragon Chambers. Dispute resolution In the determination...

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Product safety first

A new Federal Law on product safety has been published in the UAE Official Gazette and will come into force in July 2019. Beenish Batool Haider elaborates. Consumer protection has been the prime objective and part...

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Travel ban in the UAE

Corporate facilities in the UAE require a guarantee contract or a personal guarantee to be executed by the principal partner of the debtor company, obliging the guarantor to repay the full or part of the facility...

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