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Emerging Real Estate Trends of UAE

A summary of the Jones Lang LaSalle ‘2014 Top Trends for UAE’ report that assesses and forecasts the major trends that are likely to impact and shape the UAE real estate sector over the next 12...

Oman: Business-friendly enough?

Oman’s economy is heavily dependent on declining oil resources. As a result, Oman is looking to diversify its economy through foreign investment and to develop, among other sectors, the tourism and industrial sectors in order to...

Who makes the cut?

It’s about choosing the right person for the right role. The recruiter’s perspective on what it takes to be a part of the legal industry in the region. Judging by the number of entries we receive...

Iraq: Opening up for business?

With Iraq well on its way to reform and recovery, there’s been a positive shift in the economic growth of this once war-torn country. Eversheds offers a sector-by-sector synopsis of the latest legal developments, the challenges...

Merger Control Regime in the UAE

On the first anniversary of the enactment of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Federal Law No. 4 of 2012 (the Competition Law), Will Seivewright and Dr. Gordon Blanke of Baker & McKenzie Habib Al Mulla consider...

Bahrain: New CBB Rules

Tom Briggs of Charles Russell summarises the key steps financial institutions in the Kingdom of Bahrain must take in order to comply with the latest remuneration regulations.  The Central Bank of Bahrain (“CBB”) has recently released...

The Rise of Islamic Finance

Norton Rose Fulbright analyses how the recent announcements at the Global Islamic Economy Summit and awarding of Expo 2020 to Dubai will impact the prospects of Islamic Finance in the region. Will this niche form of...

Health Insurance in Dubai: The Highlights

As per the new law, health insurance has become mandatory for citizens, residents and visitors of Dubai. the Oath takes a quick look at the contents.  There’s been much excitement and discussion in the air following...

What’s trending in the ME job market?

The newly-released 2014 Robert Half Salary Guide outlines the remuneration and recruitments trends of the Middle East job market. Mark Hughes, senior recruiting manager of Robert Half Legal shares the highlights of the annual report.  YOUR...

An Efficient Business Succession Plan

Comprehensive succession planning is essential to carry on the legacy of a thriving business entity. Tony Pursall and Alex Way of Maples and Calder on the rules followed in the popular offshore jurisdictions of the BVI...

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