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Driven by growth

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia aims to be the premier hub for Startups in MENA by 2030, writes Jean Abboud of BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates. One of the key strategic aims of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 is to shift its oil-dependent economy to a knowledge-based...

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The pressure to decarbonise

Energy companies have to implement a long-term strategy to limit their greenhouse gas emissions to be a part of the climate change solution. Slava Kiryushin of DWF Middle East highlights practical considerations. Energy companies are coming...

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COVID-19 & employer obligations

Clyde & Co’s Rebecca Ford and Samantha Ellaby talk about key measures employers in the Middle East can follow to protect its workforce and business. On January 30, 2020, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the...

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Changing tides in the Middle East

An insight into what’s in store for legal professionals in 2020 by Saad Akhtar and Denise Hasircioglu of Michael Page Legal. As we look forward to the long-awaited EXPO 2020 this year, we are taking this...

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Secure enough?

Ahmed Zaki of Al Tamimi & Company writes about corporate offshore lending based on security agency structure and corporate guarantee in the UAE. Article 4 of Law No. (14) of 2008 (“Dubai Mortgage Law”) provides that...

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The end of EOSG

The DWF (Middle East) LLP employment team take a closer look at the key changes and considerations in preparation for the introduction of the DIFC Employee Workplace Saving Scheme (“DEWS”), the DIFC default-qualifying scheme. The Dubai...

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A luxury empire in the making?

An insight into the (r)evolution of the luxury retail business in the UAE by BonelliErede’s Marco De Leo and Riccardo Denaro. When thinking of the UAE, luxury is undoubtedly one of the first words that comes...

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Creating Synergies

Dr. Constantin Frank-Fahle, LL.M. of SCHLÜTER GRAF Legal Consultants elaborates on the various Programmes under Offset, Localisation and Emiratisation in the United Arab Emirates. The defence industry has a long tradition in offset programmes. In 2018,...

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Counting on credit?

The UAE’s commitment to international investors drives changes to debt recovery regime. Eversheds Sutherland elaborates. Cash collection has always been key to the success of any business, no matter what size, sector or country. The UAE...

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The SIM swap fraud case

Charles Russell Speechlys’ litigation team led by Ghassan El Daye, represented a client in a complex banking litigation matter in Dubai and obtained a favourable landmark judgment against one of the most prominent local banks in...

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