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the-oath-April-2019-Lexix-Nexis

Planning ahead

A comparative view on succession planning and transfer of ownership in family enterprises. How to manage diversity in the context of succession planning? Both Lebanon and Bahrain, two countries well-versed in diversity, have had their fair...

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The way forward

Herbert Smith Freehills’ Craig Shepherd, Stuart Paterson and Caroline Kehoe talk about key developments for 2018 in Middle East dispute resolution, arbitration and anti-corruption and trends for 2019.   The year 2018 saw significant positive developments in...

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A nod to the future

Eversheds Sutherland and Smart Dubai consider the future of AI governance and how a proactive approach can create a trusted ecosystem and address ethical concerns. Could 2019 be the year Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) takes off? Around the...

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Bahrain’s personal data law

Eamon Holley and Mohamed Toorani of DLA Piper shine a light on the main features of the new data protection law and its impact on businesses. On July 12, 2018, the Kingdom of Bahrain issued Law...

the-oath-March-2019-Lexix-Nexis-3

A preferred alternative?

An insight into project financing in Oman: smart guidance to better structure deals. Important differences exist between Oman and other international jurisdictions when it comes to project financing: the shares of a limited liability company cannot...

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Data, a commodity more valuable than oil

How valuable is data? How can businesses effectively harness the power of data? Rosalind Rayman of FICO reveals her findings from talking to key players within the industry. They share their thoughts on the impact of...

the-oath-february-2019-LexisNexis

Changing a lawyer’s life forever

A real lawyer is one that isn’t afraid of a challenge. Practical guidance solutions are all about practicing the law in an even smarter way. Smart guidance for the real lawyer… For the longest time, legal...

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Ensuring transparency & access

Zouhdi Yakan and Sameer Goel delve into the effects of registration of security rights in the Emirates Movable Collateral Registry Corporation (EMCR). The Federal Law no. (20) of 2016 on the Mortgage of Movable Property to Secure Debt...

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A secure investment

An analysis of the new legal concepts that were set out in a landmark judgment of a property dispute in Dubai led by Ghassan El Daye of Charles Russell Speechlys.  In one of the most complex...

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Enforcing restrictive agreements

BonelliErede talks about the identification of compliance priorities for vertical agreements under UAE Competition Law.  The competition law regime in the United Arab Emirates (the UAE) has been fully established following the enactment of the UAE...

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