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Transforming the talent pool

What does the future hold for senior lawyers in the Middle East? Denise Hasircioglu and Saad Akhtar of Michael Page Middle East share a forecast of the region’s recruitment activity. “Ramadan is quiet; key decision-makers won’t be...

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An efficient process

The procedures for enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in the UAE is a reflection of the legislative development process supporting arbitration, writes Mohamed Farghaly of Maamoun AlKhouli & Associates. The necessity of granting executive power to...

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8 questions, great leaders

Bernadette Baynie lists eight simple questions the best leaders always ask to inspire, innovate, interact and influence positively. Many of us aspire in our legal roles to become great leaders of the organisations and people that...

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New law, massive impact

The new Insolvency Law aims to balance the needs of all stakeholders in the context of insolvency-related situations in the DIFC, to facilitate a more efficient and effective restructuring regime.  On June 13, 2019, the much...

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What clients (really) want…

Would you pay your lawyer USD1000 to clean your bathroom? Here’s why Tim Jenkins at Tap the Market thinks it might not be such a bad idea. In this article, we look at possible ways (old...

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Can they fix it?

Mayer Brown’s Raid Abu-Manneh and Ali Auda share their take on overcoming issues related to the construction sector in the Middle East. International firms are interested in the resilient construction sector in the Middle East; this...

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Demystifying the mystery

Jafar Khan and Moutasem Abu Ghoush highlight the differences in ‘Indemnity to Principal’ vs. ‘Additional Insured’ that corporates should be aware of in professional indemnity insurance. In many cases, when bidders submit a bid for a...

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Regulating digital assets

Soumya George and Akshata Namjoshi of Karm Legal Consultants analyses the key features of the crypto asset framework under the ADGM Financial Services Regulatory Authority. The Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), a financial freezone located in...

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The future of Iran-related US Sanctions

Gregor Pannike provides an in-depth analysis of the current economic and political determinators that have a consequential impact on the future of the Iran sanctions. Comprehending underlying geopolitical realities and economic trends in a volatile region...

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Taking the lead…

Ethiopia is one of the fastest growing economies in the world considering the recent developments in legislation, infrastructure and increase in foreign direct investment. Ethiopia, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, is a federal state...

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