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Middle East & International News

Keystone Law launches operations in the Middle East

Keystone Law announced last month that it has finalised the arrangements for its first office in the Middle East. The establishment of Keystone Law Middle East LLP (“KLME”) has been now been approved by the Abu Dhabi Global...

CMS expands in the UAE

CMS has announced the opening of an office in Abu Dhabi and the extension of its Dubai office lease in Burj Daman Tower, DIFC, through to November 2027. Expanding the firm’s presence into Abu Dhabi adds...

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Squire Patton Boggs to close Doha office

Squire Patton Boggs is closing its Doha office after deciding to invest in growth elsewhere on the Arabian peninsula. The firm expects the closure to be completed in the coming months and is working closely with...

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New opportunities at DIFC through expanded prescribed company regime

Dubai International Financial Centre has expanded the applicant criteria for its successful Prescribed Companies regime. The expanded Prescribed Company regime is expected to attract companies to establish structures at DIFC that align with international best practice....

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ADGM publishes amendments to its regulations

The Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) has announced amendments to the Insolvency Regulations 2015 and Companies Regulations 2020. The amendments to the Insolvency Regulations enhance the ADGM’s insolvency framework, including providing greater clarity on the prescribed...

NRF COVID Resolve unveiled

Norton Rose Fulbright has launched NRF COVID Resolve, a new online legal framework and process for expedited dispute resolution. COVID-19 has made it difficult for many companies to perform some of their contractual obligations, giving rise...

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Mantle Law launched in Abu Dhabi

A new legal services firm MANTLE LAW has launched in the Abu Dhabi this week, founded by one of the leading figures in construction and infrastructure disputes. Mat Heywood, formerly a partner within Clyde and Co’s...

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