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Data, privacy & Lebanon

Elias Chedid and Kelly Tymburski offer insight on the 2018 Lebanese law on e-transactions and data protection: an opportunity for businesses. With the enactment of new e-transactions and data protection law issued on October 10, 2018...

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Franchise 2020

Christiana O’Connell-Schizas writes about Saudi Arabia’s long-awaited new Franchise Law, set to significantly boost investment prospects and commercial opportunities in the Kingdom. The long anticipated new Saudi Arabian Franchise Law (the Law) was recently approved by...

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Ensuring cyber diligence

The evolution of data privacy and cyber security, with insight on key trends, in the Middle East by Ankura and Al Tamimi & Company. Over the last few weeks, Ankura leaders Noris Ismail, managing director, Data...

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Managing probationary periods

Lama Alkhouli outlines the rights of an employee in the United Arab Emirates under the probationary period in line with the UAE Federal Labour Law.  Individual Employment Contract under Probation Period The main objective of the...

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Internal IP management

Are you deriving the most value out of your Intellectual Property assets? Unless you have implemented an effective IP Management Program, the answer will most likely be in the negative. In many cases the Intellectual Property...

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Discovery vs. Privilege

An insight into the application of discovery and privilege in the Gulf by Gaby El Hakim of NBB and Loay Qarooni and Mahmood Alawi of A. G. Qarooni & Associates Attorneys & Legal Consultants. This article discusses the applicability of discovery...

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UAE employment essentials for employers

Gloria Estolano highlights the main provisions of the Labour Law and how it impacts employers and employees in the United Arab Emirates. UAE Federal Law No. 8/1980 as amended (the “Labour Law”) governs all employment matters...

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Mergers & Acquisitions in Qatar

LexisNexis discusses M&A practices in the State of Qatar with Prof. Andrew Dahdal from Qatar University. What are the key differences between M&A practices in Qatar and other major international jurisdictions that purchasers need to be...

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Protection guaranteed?

An insight into the liabilities of directors/managers and rights of employees under the UAE Bankruptcy Law by Jimmy Haoula of BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates. The implications of the new Bankruptcy Law are significantly dependent...

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A bespoke model

Bracewell reviews the new international AIPN oil and gas farm-out agreement and its impact on the Middle East. In June 2019, the oil and gas industry body, the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN), published a...

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