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The-Oath-March-2021-Accuracy-Insurance

2020 – A boom in business interruption claims?

COVID-19 is having a devastating impact on the financial position of countless businesses worldwide. Can insurance provide relief under a claim for business interruption? As the novel coronavirus pandemic develops, the financial impact on business remains...

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Embracing the New Law

A commentary by Walid S. Chiniara on the recently enacted Dubai Law No. 9/2020 dealing with the organisation of family property ownership in the Emirate of Dubai. Dubai Law No. 9/2020 is a world première and may be viewed as...

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Towards a cashless future?

A commentary by Tribonian Law Advisors on the surge of digital payment transactions in the UAE and how the latest legal developments secure the country as a regional leader in adopting new payment technologies.   The...

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The ‘zero-tolerance’ policy

An insight into the UAE’s continuous efforts to combat corruption during unprecedented times by Rebecca Copley and Shibani Kapur of Eversheds Sutherland. At the start of the year, Transparency International issued its Corruption Perception Index report...

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Enhancing efficiency

Sam Saunders of Charles Russell Speechlys elaborates on the notable changes and salient features of the new ICC Arbitration Rules 2021. The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has recently updated rules for arbitration: the Rules of...

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Tech-forward investigations

Rejil Kumar Rajan of Control Risks analyses how changing technology is challenging traditional investigation methodology. He offers practical considerations organisations should focus on to apply and integrate technology more effectively in corporate investigations.  In this digital...

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On high alert…

Norton Rose Fulbright highlights cyber and privacy trends in the Middle East, with an insight on the increasing threat of ransomware in the region. 2020 was a year of rapid business transformation across the world. Companies,...

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Performance, discipline & COVID-19

Amongst the myriad of practical difficulties faced by employers as a result of the pandemic, managing performance and disciplinary matters remotely is a particular challenge. Kiersten Lucas and Laura Anderson share insight on how employers can...

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Luxury set to gain

Marco De Leo and Riccardo Denaro of BonelliErede on how the FDI revamp brings new opportunities for luxury retail in the UAE. Despite the COVID-19-induced global economic downturn, there is good news for foreign companies with...

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Breach of confidentiality

In late 2020, the UAE Federal Supreme Court ruled on the first COVID-19 related dispute which involved trade secrets. For employers and employees, this case provides a long-awaited answer as to the importance of how and...

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