Middle East & International News

Middle East & International News

UK – Stobart enters legal market

MEMBERS of the public and businesses are now able to link to a barrister without requiring the service of a solicitor, thanks to the new service recently launched by logistics business, Stobart Group– home of the...

QATAR – Hogan Lovells advises Qatar’s QInvest

HOGAN Lovells advised longstanding client QInvest on the acquisition by way of joint venture of a 60 per cent stake in the investment banking, asset management and brokerage business of EFG Hermes. This is one of the...

SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi’s smoking ban

  SAUDI Arabia is taking firm steps to try and stamp out underage smoking. The Kingdom has launched a ban on the sale of tobacco to teenagers.   The new law, which recently came into effect,...

SAUDI ARABIA – Chadbourne’s powerful project

  CHADBOURNE & Parke represented the winning consortium, comprising ACWA Power International, Samsung C+T Corporation and MENA Infrastructure Fund, in relation to the development and US$2 billion debt financing of the Qurayyah independent power project in...

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – UAE orders Child Protection Law

UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has recently ordered the legislation of a federal child protection law aiming to ensure the safety of children in...

SAUDI ARABIA – TLA advises on Zaatar w Zeit Saudi expansion

  TRIBONIAN Law Advisors (TLA) represented Cravia Holding, the UAE-based parent company of Cinnabon, Seattle’s Best Coffee and Zaatar w Zeit franchises, in its joint venture with Saudi Arabia’s Rawawet al Oukhouwa company, to expand the...

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