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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...

the-Oath-February-2021-Feature-Cybersecurity

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...

the-Oath-February-2021-Feature-Dispute-Resolution

Another year of growth and progress…

Whilst 2020 was a year of unprecedent events – mostly for all the wrong reasons – the continued growth of arbitration and associated forms of dispute resolution in the Middle East has been a welcome and...

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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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