Opinions

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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...

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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...

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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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No one is above the law…

Hannah Thompson of LexisNexis writes about the importance of advancing the rule of law, the principles driving the concept and how businesses can contribute to its growth. No one is above the law. It might sound...

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Building a digital economy

Zaid Khonji talks about the key features of the Electronic Transactions Law and Electronic Transferable Records Law and its impact on the Kingdom. It is argued that commerce is one of the key drivers of legislation...

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Smart Contracts in the UAE: The end for lawyers?

Are smart contracts a boon or a bane for the legal fraternity? Paul Allen and Emily Southon of DLA Piper share their expert insight on the technical and legal aspects of smart contracts.   What is...

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Follow me…

Personal or professional information shared in the digital public domain can provide indicative and concrete findings in support of an investigation or litigation, Rebecca Hughes of Control Risks writes about social networks as an investigative tool....

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The ‘Flow’ experience

For lawyers on the go, how can one refocus and reframe the mind to develop a new and mindful way of working? Bernadette Baynie elaborates. Time is indeed is our most precious resource. We live in...

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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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