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THE RISE AND RISE OF SPECIAL JUDICIAL COMMITTEES

Nicholas Tse and Ravinder Thukral of Brown Rudnick LLP consider the increasing importance of Special Judicial Committees in resolving commercial disputes and ask whether recent cases demonstrate any need for reconsideration or reform. I. The jurisdicti...

OMAN: Living Up To Promises?

Adrian Jones, partner at Trowers & Hamlins LLP looks back at the past two years and shares his views on the challenges and opportunities that have arisen in Oman following the Arab Spring. The popular protests...

EPCM AND EPC CONTRACTS: “CHALK AND CHEESE”

Jon Nash and Christina Kersey, partner and associate at Vinson & Elkins LLP Abu Dhabi, make a comparison between EPCM and EPC contracts.  WHAT IS EPC AND EPCM?  We regularly advise clients on both types of...

AN M&A TOOLKIT FOR THE MIDDLE EAST

Hardeep Plahe, partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP takes us through the distinctive M&A landscape of the Middle East. The Middle East in recent years has been subject to political uncertainty and has not been...

BUSINESS AVIATION IN 2013: READY FOR TAKE OFF?

According to industry experts at a seminar held by Clyde & Co, despite the current challenges facing the sector, the private aviation industry in the Middle East could triple over the next 20 years. What are...

QATAR PUSHES TO REACH NEW HEIGHTS

Oil and gas have made Qatar one of the highest per-capita income countries, and one of the world’s fastest growing. Its effort in continuously enacting and updating legislation bolsters the trend of economic openness across many....

KSA: UNDERSTANDING LEGISLATION HOLDS THE KEY TO SUCCESS

  Nabil A. Issa partner in King & Spalding’s Dubai and affiliated Riyadh offices, is one of the leading experts inShari’ah-compliant transactions and structuring foreign investment in the Middle East. Here he talks to the Oath...

WHICH CASE-WHICH COURT?

DIFC Courts’ 2012 lecture series highlight options available to businesses with ‘Which Case-Which Court?’ panel. A frequent concern for commercial lawyers in Dubai is the question: which legal issue belongs in which court?  In Dubai, uniquely,...

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