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UAE: Anti-bribery Considerations

Exploration of the nuances of local anti-bribery legislation applicable to doing business in the UAE. While many of our clients are familiar with anti-bribery laws of their home jurisdiction that have extra-territorial jurisdiction (the United States...

KSA: Litigation in Saudi Courts

Observations by trial court lawyers of Saudi Arabia that will quell some of the preconceived notions one may have regarding the court system of the country. Saudi Governing Law and Jurisdiction Some of our international clients...

Families in Business: External risks and fault lines within

Family businesses are fundamental to the economy of the Middle East.  Gary Watts of Al Tamimi and Company offers practical insights and guiding principles for a cohesive and sustainable family business. There is a strange paradox...

Restructuring Middle East Companies in England

Bruce Johnston and Sonia Namutebi of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius examine the implications of English courts offering international companies an accessible insolvency regime.   Companies throughout Europe and the Middle East are using English laws to...

Turkey: Rising trends in bilateral trade

As the Middle East becomes the second largest market for Turkish exports, and both regions benefit from significant bilateral investment, Turkish law firm Mehmet Gun & Partners analyses the background to this rapid growth Bilateral trade...

Dubai SMEs: The Do’s and Don’ts of Employment

Looking to set-up business in the city? Marize Coetzer of Taylor Wessing highlights all you need to know about the terms and conditions of Dubai’s employment law. When I moved to Dubai ten years ago, it...

Ethics in International Arbitration

Is there a need for further regulation in international arbitration? McNair Chambers analyses the recent developments in the main rules and regulations that govern ethics in this practice area. The term ‘ethics’ in this article is...

A Period of Opportunity

Sachin Kerur of Pinsent Masons on how a booming construction market provides the ideal opportunity to address the industry’s legal gaps. Dubai’s economy has rebounded at a considerable pace since the depths of the global financial...

PPPs in the lead up to Expo 2020

Gurmeet Kaur and Tim Armsby of Eversheds analyse the public private partnership environment of Dubai in  light of the Expo 2020 win – the pros, the cons and the benefits of  creating a PPP law. There...

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