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FORENSIC DATA COLLECTION IN THE GCC

Companies undertake electronic document reviews when defending themselves in disputes, conducting investigations and when responding to regulators. The foundation of any review is the forensic collection of company data. How do companies ensure that they get...

PPP: KEY TO KUWAIT’S PROGRESS?

Kuwait is positioning itself as an important market for privately developed infrastructure in the region. All eyes are currently on the Az-Zour North IWPP, Kuwait’s first project under its Public Private Partnership (PPP) programme, which may...

TANWEER: ‘ILLUMINATING’ ENOUGH?

The draft Real Estate Investor Protection Law or Tanweer law aims to boost the real estate market of the region by safeguarding investor rights. Will it live up to expectations? Sean Yates of Eversheds illuminates the...

MENA INVESTMENT INTO AFRICA: MAURITIUS IS THE BRIDGE

Kerri L. Lefebvre and Stephen V. Scali of Conyers Dill & Pearman share their expertise on why Mauritius is an ‘ideal investment platform’ for the MENA region.  A ttendees at the recent African Global Business Forum...

OUT WITH THE OLD, IN WITH THE NEW LAW

In the light of the unrest in Bahrain, the country has taken a step forward with the New Labour Law. Qays H. Zu’bi, senior partner of Zu’bi & Partners analyses and highlights various clauses of the...

APPROACHES TO FRAUD MANAGEMENT IN THE UAE

As businesses operate on an increasingly global scale, so does the risk of being caught out by another jurisdiction’s laws and coming under the spotlight of their regulators. Rebecca Kelly and Laura Chicken of Clyde &...

Bancassurance in the GCC: The Need for Change

With its growing trend in the GCC, Michael Kortbawi and Nadim Bardawil of Bin Shabib & Associates (BSA) LLP define Bancassurance and propose amendments that can revolutionize the insurance industry. Bancassurance allows banks to sell insurance...

Law à la mode

Think fashion and the law rarely comes to mind. the Oath talks about what’s trending in the legal industry right now with inputs from fashion law experts Musthafa & Almana. I mitation is not the highest...

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