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Gig economy on trial

The UK Supreme Court’s recent ruling on the landmark Pimlico Plumbers case has an impact on organisations that have a large self-employed workforce. The UK Supreme Court has recently held in Pimlico Plumbers v Smith that...

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Resolving a shareholder dispute: Formal action

DLA Piper sets out the issues to be addressed when a dispute between shareholders cannot be resolved informally, and the parties must resort to litigation or arbitration. Corporate disputes can emerge in many forms – including...

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To market, to market

Bernadette Baynie lists the top seven components of a comprehensive advertising and marketing policy that are key for an effective marketing campaign Maintaining your market leadership, in an ever increasing digital and agile world, is imperative...

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The new frontier for Middle East energy

Chadi Salloum and Julian Nichol of Akin Gump offer insight into the latest developments in energy storage deployment to cope with the rise of renewable energy projects in the region. With renewable energy targets being publicised...

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The shifting sands of energy supply

Mhairi Main Garcia will consider recent developments in the renewable energy sector in the region and whether we are seeing a real shift towards the development of a sustainable renewable energy industry, as well as some...

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FinTech boldly goes beyond

Rosalind Rayman of The Bench explores recent developments in the UAE’s fast-developing FinTech environment. Last August I wrote about the future of FinTech in the region following the launch of the Dubai Financial Services Authority’s (DFSA)...

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A tailwind to investment

The new UAE Arbitration Law secures the country’s commitment to be an international dispute resolution hub of choice in the Middle East. Winston & Strawn highlights the practical implications of the key provisions in the law....

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A clash of jurisdictions?

Sarah Walker and Rizwan Kanji talks about recent developments and trends in Islamic finance disputes – on navigating Shari’ah risk and the honouring of debts. The apparent tension between two strands of jurisprudence – in this...

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2018: The year of transformation

The tough fiscal environment and renewed drive to implement diversification are reshaping the region’s investment landscape of the GCC region, according to Hogan Lovells latest report. Hogan Lovells’ “Investment Outlook 2018: Transaction and Deal Trends for...

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Content remains King

Based on DLA Piper’s latest report, Jamie Ryder considers the impact of findings from a Middle East perspective – with a focus on the OTT space.  In March 2018, DLA Piper published its Global Media Sector...

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