Country Focus

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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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A renewed M&A appetite

Turkey had a rather slow and volatile year of M&A and equity capital markets in 2016, but its performance in 2017 is certainly indicating a transition towards recovery and normalisation. Turkish M&A Outlook In 2016, M&A...

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Unlocking Egypt’s mineral wealth

Though the new Mining Law aroused investor interest, the sector remains largely underdeveloped in Egypt. Dentons assesses the factors affecting investor reluctance.    On December 2014, President El Sissi issued Law No. 198 of 2014, commonly...

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A glimpse into Al Qiddiyah

KSA’s first cultural, sports and entertainment city is a major opportunity for the private sector, foreign, local investors and lenders to invest in infrastructure and services covering a wide array of sectors. One of the objectives...

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Taxing times are here to stay

A recent amendment to Oman’s corporate tax law expands the scope of withholding tax with far-reaching implications for business. Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co. elaborates. One of the hottest topics in Oman, and possibly the...

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Oman’s zero-tolerance approach

With the recent amendments to the law, the country has underscored its commitment to combat money laundering and terrorism financing. Al Alawi & Co elaborates. Oman has built a solid international reputation for its commitment to...

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A New Strategic Imperative

As Bahrain seeks to diversify its economy by embracing ICT initiatives, Gareth Mills talks about the measures underway to promote the country as a regional tech hub. The recent predictions by Goldman Sachs that the global...

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Middle East Forecast : Progress on the horizon

The Middle East is set to undergo significant legislative and economic changes in the year 2017. the Oath records the fraternity’s take on the future of the region. BAHRAIN Bahrain saw major development in the legal...

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