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,...


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...


Emerging from crisis

Chris Williams and Oliver Phillips share their insight on M&A in the Middle East, emphasising on current activity, future opportunities and critical points that buyers and sellers should consider. The first half of 2020 presented governments,...


Leading beyond the crisis

Bernadette Baynie highlights seven ways to navigate through turbulent times ahead in an evolving, ‘new’ corporate world. General counsel, senior lawyers and law firm partners are currently living and working through one of the most turbulent...


Sourcing with caution

Procurement is an essential function of any business and a major driver in the economy, writes Rajat Rashmi. She explores some of the checks that companies can implement to be better prepared for contingencies, considering the...


Accelerating digital transformation

The present is digital, and we are never going back. Pooja Singh writes about the changing regulatory landscape for FinTech in UAE under COVID-19. THE UAE FINTECH LANDSCAPE The UAE is leading the Middle East and...


Remote hearings, a new normal?

Laurence Shore and Lorenzo Melchionda share their insight on the viability of videoconferencing for hearings in the United Arab Emirates. The restrictions to movements and the precautionary measures that have been imposed following the outbreak of...


Changing mindsets, driving progress

Alvarez & Marsal Middle East assesses how the GCC countries progressing in the fight against money laundering. Members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (“GCC”) include a few of the wealthiest countries in the world and are...


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...

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