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ACC’s second in-house counsel certification programme

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) announced that the second ACC In-house Counsel Certification Programme will take place September 3-6, 2018 in Dubai. The programme, presented through the association’s credentialing arm, the ACC Credentialing Institute, is...

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News from the ADGM

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) has been granted observer status to the Consultative Committee of Convention 108, at its Plenary Meeting of June 19-21, 2018 in Strasbourg, France. The engagement will be headed by ADGM’s Registration...

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ADJD launches basic programme for legal representatives

The Abu Dhabi Judicial Department launched the first edition of its basic programme for legal representatives, as part of its executive regulations that aim to organise the work of representatives at Abu Dhabi courts and prosecutions....

Dentons launches combinations with three firms

Dentons is launching its combination with Dinner Martin and Delany Law, two leading law firms in the Caribbean. The Firm is also launching its combination with Hawai`i’s premier law firm, Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing (AHFI),...

BonelliErede reinforces its footprint in Cairo

BonelliErede announced major news aimed at strengthening its development strategy in Africa and the Middle East. In line with the best international practices, BonelliErede launches a Focus Team on Public International Law & Economic Diplomacy, which...

Hogan Lovells bolsters offering in Saudi Arabia

The firm has entered into an association with Riyadh-based ZS&R Law Firm. The firms will work together to provide cohesive, integrated legal advice to their national and international clients. Hogan Lovells has entered into an association...

New scheme for foreign workers

The UAE Cabinet has adopted a number of strategic decisions with regard to insurance in the private sector, in addition to a legislative package of visa facilitations. As reported in WAM, A new insurance scheme for...

LOD welcomes Bowmark Capital as a new investor

LOD (Lawyers On Demand) and Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) have announced that LOD has agreed terms to bring in new capital to support LOD’s growth plans through a partnership with Bowmark Capital (Bowmark), which specialises...

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Special VAT Committee estabilished in Kuwait

According to the Kuwait Times, Kuwait’s finance ministry has formed a special committee to implement value added tax (VAT), while its experts helped the committee frame the VAT law, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) has said. PWC also noted...

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