Middle East & International News

Temporary license freeze, installment facility on fees and fines for businesses in Dubai

The Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai has launched a package to make it further...

LOD welcomes Bowmark Capital as a new investor

LOD (Lawyers On Demand) and Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) have announced that LOD has agreed terms to bring in new capital to...

Special VAT Committee estabilished in Kuwait

According to the Kuwait Times, Kuwait’s finance ministry has formed a special committee to implement value...

Pressure mounts on Abraaj

The Petition Kuwaiti pension fund, the Public Institution for Social Security (the “Fund”), filed a petition against the Dubai-based private-equity fund, Abraaj Group...

BonelliErede announces integration of regional law firm TLA

BonelliErede announced the integration of regional boutique law firm Tribonian Law Advisors (TLA), based in the UAE and operating in Lebanon and Saudi...

GDPR compliance alert

UAE companies running out of time to comply with EU data protection regulations, says lawyer A UAE-based lawyer today warned a large number...

Features

FinTech boldly goes beyond

Rosalind Rayman of The Bench explores recent developments in the UAE’s fast-developing FinTech environment. Last August I wrote about the...

A tailwind to investment

The new UAE Arbitration Law secures the country’s commitment to be an international dispute resolution hub of choice in the...

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