Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: United Arab EmiratesIndustries: Real Estate & ConstructionServices: Legal
The ‘finality’ of an arbitral award in a specific seat is often a determining factor for parties when considering and devising the dispute resolution mechanism that shall govern their prospective or ongoing dispute.
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: JordanIndustries: InfrastructureInformation TechnologyServices: Legal
In the wake of ride-hailing applications gaining popularity worldwide and across the region, Jordan’s regulators have struggled to find appropriate measures to regulate the industry while safeguarding public transportation and maintaining healthy competition at a time where everyone has become heavily accustomed to procuring services at a touch of a button.
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: United Arab EmiratesSaudi ArabiaIndustries: Oil & GasBanking & FinanceServices: Legal
Oil prices have recovered from approximately USD 50 per barrel last year to around USD 75 per barrel, and it would seem that the number of legal disputes in the Middle East and North Africa (“MENA”) region should decrease due to the anticipated soothing effect of petrodollars flowing through the regional markets.
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: United Arab EmiratesServices: Legal
31 January 2008 saw the first ever hearing before the DIFC Court of Appeal, in the case of Ithmar Capital Limited v 8 Investment FZE  CA 001.
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: GlobalIndustries: Banking & FinanceServices: Legal
Islamic finance has been gaining popularity over the past few years as it is deemed to offer a credible and ethical alternative to the conventional banking system and its allegedly rapacious practices, which have been said to have prompted the financial crisis.
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: Middle East & North AfricaServices: Legal
Historically, the provision of third party funding (“TPF”) in respect of disputes where the substantive or procedural laws pertain to the Middle East and/or where enforcement actions could be carried out in the Middle East, be it in litigation or arbitration, has not been common. This continues to be the case today.
Content Types: NewsletterRegions & Countries: TaiwanServices: Legal
The Money Laundering Control Act will apply to lawyers, notaries public and accountants only if the services they provide in connection with the incorporation, operation or management of companies involve fund planning.
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: GlobalIndustries: AgribusinessServices: Legal
The continuous increase in the global population, which is expected to rise to 9 billion by the year 2050, increases the need for food production and renewable energy.
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: United KingdomServices: LegalIntellectual Property
On 24 September 2018 the UK Government published four brief technical notices setting out the implications of a no-deal Brexit for intellectual property rights (IP) in the UK and the Government’s response. ‘No deal’ means that the UK would leave the EU at 11pm GMT on 29 March 2019 without a Withdrawal Agreement and without an agreement on the future relationship.
Content Types: NewsletterRegions & Countries: GreeceIndustries: Banking & FinanceInformation TechnologyServices: TaxEmployment & Immigration
Greece will begin lowering taxes and social security contributions in an effort to support economic growth, create jobs and attract investment. Speaking in the northern city of Thessaloniki, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras laid out a four-year fiscal boost for the country while continuing to honor Greece’s budget targets.