Middle East & International News

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...

Bahrain’s draft bankruptcy law

The Finance and Economic Affairs Committee of Bahrain’s Shoura Council has approved in principle a bill...

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP officially launches in the UAE

Richard Davies will continue in his role as country managing partner for the UAE. The launch...

Dubai Courts revolutionises its judicial system with new initiative

As per a statement released by the Government of Dubai Media Office, the Dubai Courts is all set to revolutionise its operations with...

Cryptocurrency – A shift in focus

Across the jurisdictions, the focus now needs to shift from an amateur debate on ‘whether or...

Saudi law firm AlSabhan & AlAjaji sign MoU with Pinsent Masons

Last month, Saudi law firm AlSabhan & AlAjaji signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with international law firm Pinsent Masons during the Saudi-UK CEO...

Features

A clash of jurisdictions?

Sarah Walker and Rizwan Kanji talks about recent developments and trends in Islamic finance disputes – on navigating Shari’ah risk...

2018: The year of transformation

The tough fiscal environment and renewed drive to implement diversification are reshaping the region’s investment landscape of the GCC region,...

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