Middle East & International News

Middle East & International News

DIFC Courts launches Special Complaints Referral Centre

The DIFC Courts and DHCA have signed an agreement that will see Dubai’s leading healthcare free zone become the first government entity to utilise the services of the DIFC Courts’ newly created Special Complaints Referral Centre. ...

Morgan Lewis set to launch in Abu Dhabi

Bill Nash will lead an eight-lawyer, 21-person team in the Emirate, set to open on March 1, 2019. He will be joined by partners Alishia Sullivan, Mark Gilligan and Jay Gladis.  Morgan Lewis continues its focus on global depth...

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Central Bank of Bahrain issues draft rules on Robo-advice

The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) has issued for consultation draft directives on “Digital Financial Advice” (also known as Robo-advice), enabling its licensees to use technology to offer financial advice to their clients, as per TradeArabia News Service....

Introducing the Maples Group

Maples and Calder and MaplesFS which comprises Maples Fiduciary and Maples Fund Services, have consolidated their offerings under a single brand, now called the Maples Group. With effect from January 28, 2019, Maples and Calder and MaplesFS which comprises Maples Fiduciary and Maples Fund Services, have consolidated their offerings...

HFW expands Middle East practice with new Saudi association

The association is part of a sustained push by firm to strengthen its regional practice along its six global industry groups: aerospace, commodities, construction, energy and resources, insurance, and shipping. HFW has continued to develop its...

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Fordham Law School’s LLM programme

Fordham Law School’s dean, Matthew Diller, was recently in Dubai presenting and visiting with the school’s graduates. His trip was part of Fordham’s efforts to support and convene the significant group of alumni living overseas. Many...

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ADGM Courts launched the world’s first fully digital courtroom

Abu Dhabi Global Market Courts (ADGM Courts), the internationally recognised, independent courts of ADGM, presented their fully digital, bespoke courtroom at an exclusive launch event held today in the ADGM Building on Al Maryah Island. The...

News from the DIFC & ADGM

Abu Dhabi Global Market’s (ADGM) state-of-the-art arbitration hearing facility, the ADGM Arbitration Centre, commenced full operations on October 17, 2018. The ADGM Arbitration Centre further augments and enhances the arbitration infrastructure and landscape in MENA with...

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