A viable option

As the ICMA set their eyes on Dubai, Majid Obaid bin Bashir of EMAC talks about the uptake of maritime arbitration in the Middle East. The UAE has made credible advances to support legal infrastructure by...


COVID-19 – Insurers’ Comeuppance?

As the crippling impact of the coronavirus pandemic continues to unfold, Sadique M of Five Holdings puts the spotlight on the insurance industry, calling on them to step-up to the crisis and respond to the challenging...


AI & asset tracing

As criminals and fraudsters have adopted emerging technologies to perpetrate crime, the investigation and enforcement community is responding by embracing technology that can fight back. Craig Heschuk of GreyList Trace explains. The asset tracing industry is...


A genuine alternative?

Shakeel Adli and Sean Gough of CMS provide a brief comparison of Islamic finance in the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates.   Dubai Islamic Bank was first established in the UAE in 1975. Although...


The costs of conflict

Patrick Gearon of Charles Russell Speechlys shares his insight on funding options and the changing landscape of costs and dispute resolution in the region. In these difficult times most businesses are experiencing cash constraints and effective...


The perfect pitch?

Bernadette Baynie gives you her top seven way to create an exceptional elevator pitch, which you can use as your very own personal selling statement to build your network and attract new clients and business opportunities!...


The rise of APIs

Karm Legal Consultants share insight on the impact of Application Programming Interfaces on the banking and finance sector and the approach taken by regulators like the UK’s FCA and ADGM’s FSRA on the subject. API’s can...


Regulatory outlook: 2020 & beyond

John Davison of Dentons Risk Consulting analyses regulatory pressures facing financial institutions in this new decade and offers practical considerations to address the conduct challenge.  The last decade has seen many regulators change their approach to...


Well-being at work

The decline of mental health in the legal industry – is the problem really being addressed? Hannah Dennehy of ADGM talks to the fraternity for their thoughts on how to ensure a healthy and sustainable environment...

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