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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.
Further changes to civil litigation in the UAE
The amendments bring about some important changes to how matters will be litigated in the UAE courts.
The costs of conflict
There are now more options available to a party to a dispute to help reduce the risk of adverse costs.
Implementation of Abu Dhabi Local Content Program
This major development will have significant impact on businesses that provide goods and services to governmental and semi-governmental entities.
Foreign direct investment in the UAE: The approval of the positive list
The positive list contains 122 activities in the agricultural, manufacturing and services sectors.
United Arab Emirates 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.
Electronic signatures in the UAE: what you need to know
Electronic signatures were not common before the Covid-19 lockdown, but the legal framework is well established.
Relief for employers during Covid-19 epidemic
The UAE has introduced measures that employers in the private sector may progressively resort to during the current period.
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 ...
Compliance with official measures to combat Covid-19 made mandatory
Significant responsibility for ensuring compliance with directives to stop the spread of Covid-19 has been delegated to the law enforcement authorities of the UAE.
Recent measures implemented by the UAE authorities in response to Covid-19
Noteworthy measures that have been implemented by various UAE authorities to date.
UAE – Dynamism in business and dispute resolution in the Gulf
With a variety of new legislation in the emirates, Louise Bowmaker of Horizons & Co looks at some of the most significant recent and upcoming changes ...
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 ...