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Features
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Pivotal or pointless?

Rachel Hill of Hadef & Partners offers practical guidance to employers on the application and enforceability of post-termination restrictions in the UAE’s onshore jurisdiction. What is the legal position on restrictions? Article 127 of the Labour...

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Restructuring? Rescue the Data!

If you are closing down, acquiring, merging or reorganising a business, stop for a minute and consider one more thing: what data are you going to lose during the process and what will that cost you...

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Oman’s PPP Law

Thomas Wigley of Trowers & Hamlins takes a closer look at the impact of the recent regulatory developments on public private partnership projects in Oman, introduced by way of the Public Private Partnerships Law (Decree No....

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A renewed focus

The Equator Principles 4 enter into force – what will this mean in practice? Norton Rose Fulbright reviews the new commitments and changes introduced in the latest version.   The Equator Principles 4 (EP4) came into...

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Containing the economic impact

A commentary by Shalakany Law Office on the new legislation in Egypt tackling the economic repercussions of pandemics and natural disasters. With the adverse economic repercussions that have swept the Egyptian economy since the outbreak of...

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Rethinking the lease

CMS analyses the impact of COVID-19 on commercial lease arrangements in the UAE, emphasising on the scope of payment obligations, force majeure provisions and rent relief negotiations. COVID-19 has disrupted the global economy and affected various...

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The New DIFC Data Protection Law

An overview of the key features, new requirements and data privacy obligations of the new law by James Abbott, Arun Visweswaran and James Dadford of Clifford Chance. On June 1, 2020, the Dubai International Financial Centre...

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Resurgence through reform

The legal and regulatory landscape in the financial sector in Jordan and Iraq has continued to see a period of change and reform over the past year. Jordan In May 2019, the Central Bank of Jordan...

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IP & e-commerce in the UAE

It is crucial for both new and existing businesses to consider the intellectual property aspects which may arise, as they look to take advantage of the e-commerce boom, writes Jon Parker and Rachel Armstrong of Gowling...

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A legacy of resilience

In a landmark move, Law No. (9) of 2020 regulating family-owned businesses in Dubai was issued last month. The original bill was prepared by Fadi Hammadeh of Al Futtaim Group in 2013. In an exclusive to...

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