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Schrems II & data privacy

Clyde & Co analyses the recent European Court of Justice ruling and its impact on data flow from the EU to the Middle East. A landmark data protection case in Europe last month has the potential...

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KSA 2020

An overview on doing business in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, with a focus on legal structures that businesses can avail of by Nathan Banks of Banks Legal. There is no doubt that 2020 has been a...

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A Customs-free access?

Charles Laubach and Saurbh Kothari of Afridi & Angell offer clarity on the UAE Foreign Direct Investment Law vs. GCC Customs Exemption. The Federal Decree-Law 19 of 2018 on Foreign Direct Investment (the FDI Law) permits...

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FinTech adoption soars

Paul Kayrouz of PwC Middle East analyses the legal impact of COVID-19 on business in the UAE & FinTech market trends. COVID-19 presents significant challenges to people and organisations around the globe and the disruption continues...

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A future with agility

An insight into the key findings of the Pinsent Masons’ special report on ‘Making a global investment powerhouse: The Future of the UAE’s Regulatory Framework’. The business landscape in the UAE has undergone a period of...

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MoUs in UAE: Concept, enforceability & drafting tips!

Sandeep Bhalothia and Aman Garg examine key considerations that parties should consider before entering into an Memorandum of Understanding or Letter of Intent. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) or the Letter of Intent (LoI) is a...

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Within limits?

An overview of the Omani employer’s right to organise work in light of COVID-19 by Abdulaziz Alrashdi of BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates. The Coronavirus pandemic currently facing the world has led governments to impose...

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The Positive List

Hunton Andrews Kurth takes a closer look at the latest development in the FDI Law in which up to 100 per cent foreign ownership maybe allowed, subject to certain conditions. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) recently...

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Strengthening the system

Eversheds Sutherland reviews the measures and recommendations outlined in the FATF Mutual Evaluation Report on the UAE. The Financial Action Task Force (“FATF”), the inter-governmental global money laundering and terrorist financing watchdog, has now issued its...

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Middle East renewables in the age of COVID-19

Mhairi Main Garcia discusses some of the challenges facing the Middle East renewable energy sector as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and considers some of the potential ramifications. Everyone is talking about the “new normal”....

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