Opinions

Opinions
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A renewed regional alliance?

Bracewell’s Andrej Kormuth and Shayan Najib talk about the latest developments in Qatar, UAE and Saudi Arabia, and their individual drive towards internationalisation since the end of the embargo. With the lifting of the Qatar embargo...

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Harvesting light

A commentary on the state of solar power in the Middle East by Abdul-Haq Mohammed and Sam O’Doherty of Trowers & Hamlins. The vitality of carbon neutrality and the renewable energy industry is fully incumbent upon...

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COVID-19 & IP Rights

Althea Rozario of The Legal Group talks about the survival of Intellectual Property Rights during the pandemic – the impact, new measures for protection and what it means for the medical sector. The New Year 2021...

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The expert accountant

Clare Lavin of Grant Thornton UAE talks about the integral role of the expert accountant in disputes and on why early appointment provides a significant advantage for both clients and the lawyers. In any dispute the...

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A vital jab?

How could the COVID-19 vaccine affect your business? Slava Kiryushin and Joshua Coleman-Pecha of DWF consider the impact of compulsory inoculation on the organisation.  On November 9, 2020, pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and BioNTech were the first...

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Securing assets in the UAE

Nayiri Boghossian of Al Owais Advocates & Legal Consultants offers practical insight on obtaining an attachment order on the basis of a non-final judgment. Attaching a Debtor’s Assets A favourable judgment is worth nothing when a...

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Facilitating digital payments

As the use and scope of digital payments continues to grow exponentially in the Middle East, regulators have the unenviable task of trying to keep up. Joby Beretta, founder of The Bench takes a look at...

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The path to debt recovery

Dr. Rita Waked Jaber shares her thoughts on the effectively legal course that can be initiated to enable creditors recover their debts from debtors who have fled the country. The number of defaulters who are leaving...

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A secure digital judiciary

Abdulla Galadari, senior partner of Galadari Advocates & Legal Consultants provides insight on the future of court hearings in Dubai – post COVID-19. Dubai Courts decided to resume its hearings remotely in the three litigation degrees,...

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A more resilient market?

Can Bahrain’s off-plan developments weather the storm of the current outbreak? Simon Green and Reem Al Mahroos consider key concepts in the RERA Laws which benefit both buyers and developers in this context. The IMF have...

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