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FIDIC; RIGID TIMEFRAME OR ANOTHER PIECEMEAL APPLICATION?

Soheyla Dad of Trench & Associates, explores how the UAE civic code sits with the FIDIC conditions of contract for construction and sets out the various circumstances in which rights of work suspensions and terminations arise....

MOVING FORWARD; NEW MARKETS LAW AND AMENDMENTS TO THE REGULATORY LAW

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) has recently introduced new Markets law, designed to promote investor protection that brings the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) closer in line to international standards, particularly European Union (EU) requirements...

DLA PIPER: LAW FIRM WELCOMES DFSA’S NEW MARKETS LAW

Aryan Schoorl, legal director, DLA Piper and former DFSA regulator takes a look at the new Markets Law and the amendments to the Regulatory Law issued recently. “A s a former DFSA regulator I’ve seen a...

KUWAIT: STEP TOWARDS ACHIEVING REFORM

Being one of the richest countries in the world per capita, Kuwait has seen very little movement in terms of legal reform and the introduction of new laws as compared to other countries in the Arab...

A NEW DAWN – ARE WE THERE YET?

If there is one sphere of activity – apart from oil and gas – rooted firmly in the country’s past and integral to its future, it has to be the ports and all the logistics operations...

PROPOSED BANKRUPTCY LAW; LEGAL SUSTAINABILITY OR LOOPHOLE?

Mamoon Ashraf, corporate associate, Bin Shabib and Associates (BSA) LLP provides an overview and comparison of the key provisions of the UAE insolvency regime with the equivalent provisions established in the regime of England and Wales....

SAUDI ARABIA’S ARBITRATION LAW REFRESHES COMMERCE

A new arbitration law for Saudi Arabia – approved in April – represents a significant step forward in the development of law, and has wide-ranging implications for businesses – both local and international – trading in the...

HAS SAUDI FOUND ITS ROSA PARKS?

Manal Al-Sharif was a name few had heard of until recent¬ly when she took a huge step forward to help change in Saudi Arabia, simply by driving a car. When she took to the wheel, officially...

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