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The-Oath-July-August-2021-Intellectual-Property

IP strategies for start-ups

When launching a start-up, investing in intellectual property assets is often an afterthought. However, this can cause setbacks to a start-up’s growth and expansion if not secured early on. Madiha Sheikh of The Legal Group Advocates...

The-Oath-July-August-2021-Opinion-E-gaming

Game on!

Gowling WLG’s expert insight into the legal framework and the investment opportunities of the UAE’s e-gaming industry. The e-gaming ecosystem has expanded at an unprecedented rate in recent years, with e-gaming now considered as the most...

The-Oath-July-August-2021-Opinion-Cyprus

Connecting Cyprus…

The Mediterranean country is undergoing a series of significant reforms to ensure it offers a fair and transparent political, legal and business environment for investors and companies. An analysis by Dr. Nicolas Kyriakides. From July, Emirates...

The-Oath-May-june-2021-Leadership

Leadership focus on digital transformation

The impact of COVID-19 has accelerated digital adoption, presenting an opportunity for businesses to achieve operational resilience and a competitive advantage to secure future growth, writes Pinsent Masons. Prior to COVID-19, it was estimated that businesses...

The-Oath-May-june-2021-Dispute-Resolution

Planning for a new environment of disputes

It is critical for organisations to understand and plan for an increase in disputes, assessing how technology will help mitigate potential threats and risks. Karen Briggs of FTI Consulting elaborates. At least in some parts of...

The-Oath-April-2021--Corporate-Governance

Adopting best practices

Whilst there has been a significant improvement in the GCC’s corporate governance over the past decade, there is still a long way to go. Timucin Engin talks about the evolution of corporate governance practices in the...

The-Oath-April-2021-Commercial-Agencies

What’s an administrative decision?

When are the decisions of the Commercial Agencies Committee deemed to be administrative ones? Nayiri Boghossian of Al Owais Advocates & Legal Consultants elaborates. The Commercial Agencies Committee Activities of commercial agents in the United Arab...

The-Oath-March-2021-Bracewell-GCC-Map

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...

The-Oath-March-2020-Towers&Hamlins

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...

the-Oath-February-2021-OPINION-Intellectual-Property

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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