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A CHANGING MARKET

  Dr. Adli A. Hammad is founding partner of Saudi Arabian law firm Hammad, Al-Mehdar & Co. Here he talks to The Oath about the country’s legal business, challenges and opportunities.   Business is growing rapidly...

QATAR LAW FORUM: THE RULE OF LAW IN A TIME OF CHANGE

When more than 400 legal professionals from 60 jurisdictions gather in one place, you know things will get interesting. When the hand-picked participants include Ministers, Supreme Court Justices from around the world, senior judges, academics and...

PROMISING JOBS FOR 2012: ROBERT HALF

Jobs in specialist occupations are law will continue to be in demand, despite ingly stringent regulatory environment. expected to dominate the jobs general uncertainty facing the economy Professionals who provide commercial market in 2012, according to...

EMPLOYMENT IN THE UAE

Whether you’re an employment law specialist, an in-house counsel or a new employee in either sector, it’s useful to know the basics. Norton Rose has produced a series of guides to local law, and here The...

Weathering Unrest with Confidence

What are the biggest challenges facing Bahrain from a legal perspective? companies in Bahrain (and elsewhere in the region) have had to quickly adapt to the changing circumstances in 2011. Many companies have faced, and continue...

Dispute Resolution in the Middle East

There has been a significant increase in disputes across the Middle East over the last few years. These disputes have arisen principally as a consequence of the global financial crisis and, unsurprisingly, most often affect the...

Hot-Tubbing: Is it time to take the plunge

'Hot tubbing’ – or ‘concurrent evidence’ as it is formally known – is becoming an increasingly popular practice whereby experts from both sides of a dispute sit in the dock together, with the judge or arbitrator...

Bahrain Telecomunications

Only recently, on December 29, 2011, the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of the Kingdom of Bahrain (“TRA”) issued the – in its view – most developed consumer protection guidelines in the Region (“Guidelines”).1 With these Guidelines, the...

One Step Ahead: UAE Cabinet Approves Commercial Companies Law

Samer Qudah, partner and head of corporate structuring, and Omer Khan, senior associate, corporate structuring at Al Tamimi, UAE, deconstruct the new draft Commercial Companies Law. In the most significant development in corporate law legislation since...

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