Country Focus

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Striding forward…

Clyde & Co takes a closer look at the Saudi Arabia’s new Bankruptcy Law, introduced in line with the National Transformation Plan. A key development aimed to drive foreign investment into the Kingdom. The draft Bankruptcy...

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Trademark protection, a strategic tool

A strong brand is invaluable, and it is vital for businesses to protect it properly. Al Adwani Law Firm considers the important aspects of trademark protection and enforcement in the State of Kuwait.  With the influx...

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Destination Oman

Despite existing regulatory and infrastructure-related challenges, the Sultanate of Oman is doing all it can to enhance and promote its tourism sector. The Sultanate of Oman possesses several key characteristics of a premier tourist destination –...

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A changing real estate climate

Bahrain’s new regulatory regime for the real estate sector aims to create a system that attracts greater investment and drives market conidence and stability, writes Abdul-Haq Mohammed. Over recent years, there have been many changes in...

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Ensuring sustainable growth

Rita Waked Jaber examines the key clauses of the new law regulating Public Private Partnership in Lebanon, introduced to attract foreign investment into the country. The long-awaited promulgation by the Lebanese Parliament of a new Law...

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Considerations for M&A transactions

Tribonian Law Advisors discusses some of the main employment issues that investors should take into account in a mergers & acquisitions transaction in the UAE. Various elements influence the final decision of an investor contemplating the...

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UAE Excise Tax – what you need to know!

Afridi & Angell offers a primer on the new excise tax regime in the UAE , focusing on the key provisions of the law, its impact and on what to expect from the region.  One of...

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The New Kuwait and its Laws

With an increasing focus on privatisation and foreign direct investment over the past few years, Kuwait has already taken steps towards making the necessary changes to its laws, writes Najmah Mateese Brown of Al Adwani Law...

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Investing in Iraq

Mohamed Al-Khanaty sets out a brief overview of the important developments for Iraq’s reconstruction efforts after strengthening bilateral ties with Jordan. Iraq’s economy experienced a tumultuous phase for the past three years due to a relentless...

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Poised for green growth

Linklaters provides an insight into Morocco’s renewable energy ambitions – the latest developments, challenges and future opportunities. Morocco is today among the most active and promising countries in the energy sector, targeting an ambitious 52 per...

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