Country Focus

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Ready to engage

Dino Wilkinson of Clyde & Co lists five questions organisations should ask about Bahrain’s new national data protection law. The Kingdom of Bahrain has become the second country in the GCC to issue a national data...

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A landmark permanent residency

The State of Qatar has officially made permanent residency an option for a limited number of foreigners, Mohamed Awooda of Dentons elaborates on the features of the new law. His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin...

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Enhancing the justice system

Gün + Partners assesses the legal developments taking place in Turkey to increase the quality and speed of the country’s judicial system. Over the past year, several Turkish laws have been amended to help improve the...

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An IP roadmap

TLG’s Althea Rozario highlights the current status and significant features of Intellectual Property Rights protection in the jurisdictions of Jordan and Iraq. The concept of protecting Intellectual Property Rights dates to ancient Greece, which then evolved...

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Change on the horizon

Egypt has eased rules on exiting its commercial markets. BonelliErede analyses the new rules on restructuring, bankruptcy and bankruptcy-avoiding settlement, introduced in a bid to spur investment. On February 19, 2018, Egypt introduced new rules on...

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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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