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Salary Trends in the GCC

the Oath highlights the trends and figures of the annual GCC In-House Legal Salary Survey 2014 by EWS. EWS, the Dubai based in-house legal recruitment firm published its 2014 annual salary survey this month. The survey...

Lebanon: The New Energy Frontier

The recent discovery of oil wealth in Lebanon has the ability to transform the economy of the country. Tribonian Law Advisors elaborate on due diligence potential energy investors need to exercise prior to venturing into the...

Egypt: Privatisation under the Law

An analysis by Dentons on past and present legal developments of the privatisation scenario of Egypt.  Public sector background History Following the 1952 revolution,  Egyptian President Abd El Nassar embarked on a program of nationalisation of...

MENA Renewables: Powering Ahead?

It’s no secret that there is an increasing emphasis on renewable energy in the MENA. Mhairi Main Garcia highlights key projects in the region and provides an introduction to the applicable legal frameworks. Development of renewables,...

Jordan takes the lead

Despite the positive rhetoric, Governments and utilities in the region have been slow in bringing renewable energy projects to the market. The same cannot be said of Jordan who is fast becoming the focal point for...

Law Africanus

Africa teems with exciting prospects for those seeking to venture into this evolving global business hub. John Podgore and Tom Renwick of Dechert on lessons learned operating in the continent from Dubai.  "Africa represents our fastest-growing...

Conscription Law in Qatar

In March this year, Qatar issued the National Service Law in an aim to enhance to the country’s defence force. Rukhsana Khan offers an analysis… On 11th March 2014 the National Service Law was issued in...

Enforcing foreign arbitral awards in Qatar

Dr. Minas Khatchadourian of QICCA shares his analysis of the first application of the New York Convention by the Qatari Supreme Court. On 25 March 2014, the Qatari Court of Cassation issued an exceptionally important ruling...

Allocating The Uncontrollable

Leonhard Rudolph of Clifford Chance LLP analyses the context of force majeure in high-risk oil and gas projects with emphasis on common issues relating to the allocation of force majeure costs. Despite recent shifts in global...

Waste to Energy in the GCC – A Burgeoning Market

An overview of the key issues that can arise in relation to the development and construction of energy from waste plants in the GCC region. Increasing urbanisation, consumer wealth and population growth are leading to greater...

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