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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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Building a progressive framework

Norton Rose Fulbright provides an overview of the recent amendments to the ADGM Founding Law that reinforces the financial centre’s growing reputation as a dispute resolution venue. On May 27, 2020, ADGM, Abu Dhabi’s financial free...

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KSA’s merger control reform

Baker Botts reviews the robust competition and merger enforcement activities led by the General Authority for Competition in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.  The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (“Saudi Arabia”) is quickly becoming a more sophisticated...

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Adapt to thrive

Ajith Madhavan of Aster DM Healthcare shares his perspective on how an in-house legal function can evolve and transform into a profit centre in an organisation. Is the in-house legal function a ‘cost centre’ or a...

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