Energy efficient

The law firm Akin Gump hosts reception alongside 2019 World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi. On January 15, global law firm Akin Gump had the pleasure of organising and hosting a reception in Abu Dhabi...


GC Talk Series: Decoding the blockchain

In 2009, a person hiding behind the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto created Bitcoin, the first decentralised cryptocurrency operating without a central bank or authority. The true revolution seems to be in its underlying technology – the blockchain....


GC Talk Series: Doing business in Africa

A session on exploring trends, opportunities and risks in the Continent. Africa is a fertile market for the Gulf’s economic growth considering its untapped potential across various sectors. The Oath GC Talk Series session held on...


GC Talk Series: Interim Measures

A session on the forms of interim relief available before the UAE Courts by the law firm Horizons & Co. The utilisation of interim measures can be a highly effective tool in safeguarding the interests of many of clients....


Changing the way we work

On October 17, 2018, HFW in association with the Oath launched its Middle East initiative – Mosawah – as part of its global Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) strategy. The event featured a panel discussion on ‘How...


GC Talk Series: To litigate or to arbitrate?

The goal of dispute resolution is to resolve a dispute as efficiently and effectively as possible, in a manner which considers the nature and goals of the dispute in addition to the needs and interests of...


GC Talk Series: The benefits of mediation in maritime

The Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC) was set up under the patronage of HH Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. The independent entity was designed to assist in resolving maritime disputes...


GC Talk Series: Duties & Responsibilities of Directors

Under the UAE Commercial Companies Law, the rules that apply to corporate management differ significantly between the limited liability companies (LLCs) and the public joint stock companies (PJSCs). It is important for directors to understand and...


GC Talk Series: Risk & Innovation in the Digital Age

While technology is clearly essential to virtually all businesses, it also represents one of the major sources of risk as a result of the high degree of reliance on systems and connectivity, and vulnerabilities in those...

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