Opinions

Opinions
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The bottom-line value of Cx

Mandip Dulay explores how legal firms can optimise the customer experience strategy in building a sustainable and competitive practice. The environment in which the service industry operates in today continues to evolve at a rapid rate,...

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Changing the business landscape

The new FDI law will reinforce the United Arab Emirates as a leading, diverse and sustainable foreign investment destination. On October 1, 2018, the Federal Decree-Law No 19/2018 on Foreign Direct Investment was brought to life....

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A progressive approach

An insight into the scope and application of the new Anti-Commercial Fraud Law in the UAE by Zaid Ali Wani of Mahmood Hussain Law Firm. The United Arab Emirates, for many years, has had one of...

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Capacity to arbitrate in the UAE

An analysis of the latest judgment of the Dubai Court of Cassation touching on the new federal arbitration law by the group general counsel of Five Holdings. In a very recent case, the Dubai Courts of...

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Prepping for GDPR’s impact

Riccardo Sensi and Carlo Procacci analyse the directives that organisations in the Middle East should have in place for the General Data Protection Regulation that came into effect in the EU this year. The General Data...

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New reform, modern approach  

The UAE’s Arbitration Act has scaled down the formalism of the old regime. Laurence Shore and Rindala Beydoun elaborates. Earlier this year, the UAE reformed its federal arbitration law. The new regulation, which entered into force...

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A question of authority?

An analysis by BonelliErede on the powers of UAE LLC Managers with a focus on M&A transactions and on what steps should be taken to fill in the existing gaps. In the context of merger and...

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Regional experience, global outlook

Janine Clark of Inspire Selection assesses the current legal recruitment market and shares insight on hiring trends, and top skill-sets required in the Middle East. In the first half 2018, we have seen encouraging signs that...

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Winds of change

Oraib Qubbaj shares her insight on the evolving landscape of corporate governance in the Middle East. There are many different definitions and understandings to what corporate governance means. In the broadest sense possible, governance is a...

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Pot of gold or empty promise?

Gratuity is the windfall at the end of the employment rainbow for many UAE employees but few employers save for it. Emily Aryeetey explains why recent legislative developments are prompting employers to consider hedging this liability....

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