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Staying switched-on in a ‘WannaCry’ world

In the event of a cyber crisis, organisations need to follow a T.L.C approach. Addleshaw Goddard sets out effective measures to mitigate the after effects of a cyber attack. On Friday, May 12, 2017, the phrase...

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The rise of the virtual workspace

Rajat Rashmi explores the legal and operational challenges that come with the flexibility of working in a virtual environment. The concept of an office has expanded beyond the physical landscape and four walls of a typical...

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Prevent, detect & respond

What drives an employee to commit fraud? How can organisations develop effective fraud response strategies? Roy Gillespie of Deloitte sets out the critical elements of a fraud management programme. Organisations lose five per cent of annual...

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The GC power shift

Gayatri Mohan of Eros Group shares her thoughts and tips on stepping above and beyond the traditional role of a general counsel. Gone are the days when businesses would ignore the role of a general counsel...

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A momentous step for Qatar

Christopher Grout of QICDRC talks about the role of the QFC Court under Qatar’s new arbitration law. The enactment of Law No 2 of 2017 issuing the Arbitration Law in Civil and Commercial Matters is a...

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Fraud beyond borders

Considering the many legal complexities involved in multi-jurisdictional fraud investigations, it is critical for organisations to take immediate remedial action. Raza Mithani and Robin Ganguly present seven steps to mitigate the effects of cross-border fraud. If...

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Keeping the faith

Pavlo Samothrakis considers the implications of the recent English law cases on good faith for the offshore industry and compares the position with the UAE law. Over the last few years there have been a number...

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Introducing the Bermuda LLC

Oliver J. Simpson of Conyers Dill & Pearman on Bermuda’s latest offering and why it promises to be popular in the Middle East and North Africa. While the British Virgin Islands (BVI) and the Cayman Islands...

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Sustainable infrastructure: A path for the future

Norton Rose Fulbright takes a look at how cities are planned and financed is changing as people demand economically, socially and environmentally sustainable infrastructure.  A staggering USD90 trillion is needed to finance infrastructure over the next...

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The Islamic Finance Renaissance

Tarek El-Assra and Shah M. Nizami talk about the effect of global economic downturn on Islamic Finance highlighting areas of resurgence and on how it is an alternative to conventional finance.    After the great recession...

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