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Incentivise innovatively

Natalie Jones of PwC Legal Middle East explores non-traditional, cost-effective methods to reward and motivate employees at the workplace. 2020 has undoubtedly been a difficult year for most employers, with many being required to implement cost...

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Widening the scope

A jurisdiction guide to Third Party Funding in UAE arbitration by Jed Savager and Angus Frean of Pinsent Masons. Third party funding (TPF) for international arbitrations and court proceedings related to international arbitrations is now permitted...

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A major change of approach

The UAE has introduced fundamental amendments to its Commercial Companies Law to boost FDI and enhance the ease of doing business. Baker McKenzie Habib Al Mulla highlights the key changes. In November 2020, Sheikh Khalifa bin...

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A new age

The recent landmark reforms to the UAE’s legal system showcase a more progressive way of life – a commentary by Sara Al Kabban of Al Kabban & Associates. Change is upon us. As of November 7,...

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New order, new alliances

Matthew Burnard of Control Risks shares his take on what lies ahead for the Middle East region in 2021, highlighting the trends, challenges and opportunities that will shape the next 12 months. Three sets of dynamics will...

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A viable alternative

A commentary by Charles Russell Speechlys on the legal considerations for the use of Electronic Signatures in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The prevalence and shift towards the use of digital documents in day-to-day transactions is both...

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Virtual arbitration hearings: Top 10 tips

The current pandemic has had a significant impact on dispute resolution across the globe with parties adapting to a new way of dealing with disputes. Stephenson Harwood outlines ten practical considerations for the efficient planning and...

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Digital signatures, the new normal?

Fadi Hassoun of Galadari Advocates & Legal Consultants highlights the scope of electronic signatures in the UAE, recognising its increasing significance in business operations amidst the current outbreak. As COVID-19 continues to spread, with new active...

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Reforms in Real Estate Taxation

Saudi Arabia Royal Order No. A84/1442, issued on 01/10/2020, reformed the taxation framework for real estate transactions in Saudi Arabia. Previously subject to the general rules and conditions governing VAT, the Royal Order exempted real estate...

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Reinforcing business transparency

An insight into the filing requirements relating to beneficial ownership introduced by the United Arab Emirates by Danielle Lobo and Saurbh Kothari of Afridi & Angell. On August 24, 2020, the UAE issued Cabinet Resolution 58...

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