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Assignment of Patent Rights
The potential value of patents, or patent applications, cannot be understated. Only the owner of a patent has the exclusive right to exploit its value to exclusion of all other parties ...
UAE Foreign Direct Investment Law vs GCC Customs Exemption
By Charles Laubach and Saurbh Kothari, Afridi & Angell
Patent filing strategies in the GCC
If you are interested in protecting your technology in the region, the question shouldn’t be where to patent your technology but how.
Electronic signatures: A comparison of the electronic regulations in the GCC
The shift towards the use of digital documents has never been more timely or relevant.
The costs of conflict
There are now more options available to a party to a dispute to help reduce the risk of adverse costs.
The Novel Coronavirus: Anatomy of key employment issues in Mainland China, Hong Kong and The Middle East
Information for employers in Mainland China, Hong Kong and the Middle East.
Middle East Related News
A rapid response has been needed to control the coronavirus outbreak, but it remains to be seen how permanent the changes will be.
A rapid response has been needed to control the coronavirus outbreak, but it remains to be seen how permanent the changes will be ...
Electronic signatures: A comparison of the electronic regulations in the GCC
The shift towards the use of digital documents has never been more timely or relevant.
The impact of Covid-19 on Mena M&A
The pandemic will undoubtedly cause lasting economic and societal changes that will affect the way that deals are conducted.
M&A in the UAE & KSA — The evolving legal landscape
The outlook for acquisition activity in the region is positive, though much will depend on the impact of Covid-19 ...
Sigrid Wettwer
We speak to the head of group legal for the Middle East & Asia Pacific at DNV GL, the world’s largest classification society, about change, technology and running a lean and efficient legal organisation ...
The Novel Coronavirus: Anatomy of key employment issues in Mainland China, Hong Kong and The Middle East
Information for employers in Mainland China, Hong Kong and the Middle East.
The Novel Coronavirus – Insurance Considerations
The Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) is likely to represent a significant exposure for the insurance market ..
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 ...
Middle East In-House Handbook & Directory
Middle East Chapter (including firm directory)