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Volumes stable, values down and lots of healthcare

 The third edition of Clyde & Co’s report observes trends and developments in the M&A and JV market by analysing data from corporate transactions the firm has worked on during the past 18 months in the...

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Managing cyber risks

Rebecca Kelly and David McDonald of Morgan Lewis examine key cyber laws throughout the GCC. Although the states have their own laws to punish cyber-related crimes, the GCC lacks a regulatory framework for data protection. Cyber...

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Cyber Extortion – A new frontier in cyber crime

The recent ‘wannacry’ attack that crippled the operations of many organisations across the globe is evidence that cyber extortion is a growing threat. Deloitte explores strategies that companies can employ to protect themselves from this form...

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The future of FinTech in the region

Over the last 12 months FinTech has had a lot of media coverage in the Middle East. Whilst not on the scale of the Kardashians or Trump, it is certainly earning its place as a primary...

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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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