Middle East & International News

Middle East & International News

Law firm highlights (November 2019)

Pinsent Masons, and Constructing Excellence Qatar have revealed the results of their 2019 Qatar Construction Improvement Survey – which is the first-of-its-kind ever produced for Qatar’s construction industry. The event was held at the Intercontinental City...

IMF Bentham and Omni Bridgeway announce plans to merge

Litigation and disputes funder IMF Bentham Limited (IMF Bentham) announces that it is acquiring Omni Bridgeway Holdings BV (Omni Bridgeway) to create a truly global diversified funder with over ASD2.2 billion in capital to fund disputes and enforcement proceedings of...

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SAMA signs MoU with DFSA

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) and the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA) enhanced their relationship on November 5, 2019 when Saeb Eigner, chairman of the DFSA, met HE Ahmed Al-Kholifey, governor of SAMA, and signed...

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LOD adds Innovation & Design offering in the UAE

The new division helps organisations succeed through delivering operational improvement, technology and change projects relating to legal, governance, risk and compliance. LOD has announced the launch of their LOD Innovation & Design offering in the United...

Clyde & Co’s Middle East Deal Study reveals new findings

Clyde & Co has released its 2019 Middle East Deal Study, which shows that both deal volumes and aggregate values have increased since 2017 despite relatively tougher market conditions: deal value is up 57 per cent to USD3.15...

Law firm highlights – October 2019

Clyde & Co has announced the appointment of Matthew Kelsall as its new chief executive officer (CEO) with effect from January 1, 2020. Kelsall replaces Peter Hasson, who will step down having been CEO since 2005....

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ADGMAC publishes Arbitration Guidelines

The Guidelines offer parties best practice procedures to assist in bringing greater certainty and efficiency to the arbitral process. Abu Dhabi Global Market Arbitration Centre (ADGMAC) has launched a set of Arbitration Guidelines with unique and...

Mr. Majid bin Bashir, Chairman and Secretary General, EMAC and Mrs. Linda Fitz-Alan, Registrar and Chief Executive of ADGM Cour

EMAC signs MoU with ADGMAC

The two centres have signed the MoU to advance arbitration and mediation services across the whole UAE maritime industry. The Abu Dhabi Global Market Arbitration Centre (ADGMAC) and Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC) have signed a...

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