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Global economic weather – 11th May 2016
Asia: The economic news from Asia is currently conforming pretty much to trend, with occasional unexpected strengths, such as Japan’s industrial production last week or Australia’s exports this week ...
Global economic weather
Fed chairman Janet Yellen’s dovish comments after the Fed’s FOMC meeting persuaded the market that we can expect only two US rate hikes this year ...
Mario Draghi, Football Manager
It is sometimes said that the chief skill of a football manager is to pick to which team he should lend his magic at any one time. Much the same might be said of central bankers and their policy initiatives ...
Profits Recession? It’s M&A Time
Is the US heading for a 'profits recession', or might it already be in one? And if a profits recession is a feature of the economic landscape, how long might it last...
Dollar strength deflates world finance
Last week's update suggested that the standard explanations for the current financial volatility seem misdirected. This week's lays out the mechanics of an alternative ...
It's different this time?
It's common to hear that the most dangerous words in economics are 'it's different this time'. But 'it's just the same as last time' ...
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Andrew Cooke
We speak to the head of strategy and general counsel for Flash Entertainment, and our In-House Community Counsel of the Year, about running an in-house legal team and his outlook for the profession ...
Significant changes to UAE’s Civil Procedure Code
While the changes are welcome, they put pressure on litigants to plead their cases within relatively short time periods ...
Netting arrangements made enforceable in the UAE
For decades, banks and other counterparties in the UAE have obtained financial services from foreign financial institutions. Industry bodies, such as the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA), the International Capital Market Association and the International Securities Lending Association, have developed standard documentation for these kinds of transactions ...
Elina Mohamed
We speak to the general counsel at Orpic about her career, the development of the industry and her outlook ...
Off-plan sales in Dubai: Risks and rewards
Whether buyers are looking to expand their real estate portfolio or buyers are simply looking to find their ideal home, great deals can be found in Dubai’s off-plan real estate sector ...
Hani Abosamra Abdelrasoul, Shelf Drilling
Shelf Drilling’s associate general counsel for the Middle East and Africa discusses the changing role of in-house counsel and the effect of technology on the profession.
Deals of the Year 2018
Asia-Mena Counsel’s review of the top transactions and matters that closed during 2017...
11th Representing Corporate Asia & Middle East Survey inc. Firms of the Year
Voted for by those who know best in each jurisdiction, in-house counsel and buyers of legal services ...
Asia gears up for international arbitration
Developments across the region are supporting the development of alternate dispute resolution mechanisms that will promote further investment into Asia’s ...
The zombie lives on!
The continuing half-life of the billable hour and how it has neutered necessary change for top tier international law firms
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