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ADGM appoints UK’s first female commercial court judge

 New appointment of Dame Elizabeth Gloster marks a milestone in the young history of ADGM Courts and is set to further advance its progressive legal structure  Abu Dhabi Global Market Courts (ADGM Courts), ADGM’s internationally recognised independent courts, announce the...

DIFC Regulatory Amendment Law enacted

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has enacted the DIFC Regulatory Amendment Law, No. 06 of 2018. The Law, which amends the Regulatory Law of 2004,...

HFW launches fifth Middle East office

The firm has continued to expand its international network with the launch of an office in Abu Dhabi and the hire of two partners, Vince Gordon and Tania de Swart. Finance and corporate partners Vince Gordon...

DIFC’s proposed new Insolvency Law regime for public consultation

The law attempts to balance the needs of all stakeholders in distressed situations in the DIFC with the emphasis being on providing efficient and effective insolvency and restructuring tools. Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has proposed...

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Ashurst strengthens Middle East presence with Riyadh launch

The Riyadh capability, spearheaded by partner Bilal Rana, will focus on PPP and project finance, developing a regional Islamic finance practice and offering corporate services in the region. Ashurst is set to boost its practice in...

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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...

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