Middle East & International News

ADGM appoints UK’s first female commercial court judge

 New appointment of Dame Elizabeth Gloster marks a milestone in the young history of ADGM Courts and is...

DIFC Regulatory Amendment Law enacted

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has enacted the DIFC Regulatory Amendment Law,...

HFW launches fifth Middle East office

The firm has continued to expand its international network with the launch of an office in Abu Dhabi and the hire of two...

DIFC’s proposed new Insolvency Law regime for public consultation

The law attempts to balance the needs of all stakeholders in distressed situations in the DIFC with the emphasis being on providing efficient...

Ashurst strengthens Middle East presence with Riyadh launch

The Riyadh capability, spearheaded by partner Bilal Rana, will focus on PPP and project finance, developing...

ACC’s second in-house counsel certification programme

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) announced that the second ACC In-house Counsel Certification Programme will...

Features

Africa and the UAE: A leading light in Africa’s bright future

Dark Continent? Henry Morton Stanley, the famous (or perhaps infamous) Victorian explorer who coined the phrase “Dr. Livingstone, I presume”,...

Milestone ruling, significant impact

Ghassan El Daye of Charles Russell Speechlys discusses a landmark judgment in Qatar and its implication on public order concepts,...

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