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  • Practical Guidance Spotlight

    28 Feb 2024

    Fast, easy, trusted. It's smart guidance for the real lawyer. *Available on Lexis® Middle East in the Practical Guidance section.

    New Practice Note on What is Institutional Arbitration? in Bahrain, authored by Dr. Maria Casoria, Academic, Researcher and Senior Consultant.

  • New Practice Note on Disputes with Employees in Bahrain

    28 Feb 2024

    New Practice Note on Disputes with Employees in Bahrain, authored by Zainab Albzour, Trainee Lawyer at Zu’bi & Partners in Manama, Bahrain.

  • Updated Practice Note on Enforcement of Foreign Court Judgments in Civil Proceedings in UAE

    27 Feb 2024

    Updated Practice Note on Enforcement of Foreign Court Judgments in Civil Proceedings in UAE, authored by Rajiv Suri, Senior Associate at Alsuwaidi & Company LLC in UAE.

  • New Legislative Insight on UAE Psychiatric Health Law

    26 Feb 2024

    New Legislative Insight on UAE Psychiatric Health Law, authored by Sarah Malik, CEO and International Disputes Counsel at SOL International Ltd, and Ahlam Liyakath Ali, Intern at SOL International Ltd.

  • New Practice Note on Choosing the Right Form of Business in Bahrain

    23 Feb 2024

    New Practice Note on Choosing the Right Form of Business in Bahrain, authored by Reem Benshams, Junior Associate at Zu'bi & Partners in Manama, Bahrain.

  • Updated Legislative Insight on UAE Arbitration Law and updated Practice Note on Comparing Onshore Arbitration and International Arbitration in UAE

    21 Feb 2024

    Updated Legislative Insight on UAE Arbitration Law and updated Practice Note on Comparing Onshore Arbitration and International Arbitration in UAE, authored by Sarah Malik, CEO and International Disputes Counsel at SOL International Ltd and Iqra Islam, Paralegal at SOL International Ltd.

  • New Practice Note on Director Duties: An Overview of Corporate Governance Responsibilities in Bahrain

    19 Feb 2024

    New Practice Note on Director Duties: An Overview of Corporate Governance Responsibilities in Bahrain, authored by Sama Ghareeb, Junior Associate at Zu'bi & Partners in Manama, Bahrain.

  • New Practice Notes on Anti-Money Laundering in UAE

    16 Feb 2024

    New Practice Notes on Periodic AML/CFT Reports, AML/CFT: Dealers in Precious Metals and Stones Report and AML/CFT: Ongoing Monitoring of Transactions and Customer Profiles in UAE, authored by Pathik Shah, Founder at NIYEAHMA Consultants LLP in India and Jyoti Maheshwari, Partner at NIYEAHMA Consultants LLP in India.

  • Updated Practice Notes on Challenging an Arbitral Jurisdiction in DIFC and What makes an Arbitration International or Domestic in UAE

    14 Feb 2024

    Updated Practice Notes on Challenging an Arbitral Jurisdiction in DIFC and What makes an Arbitration International or Domestic in UAE, authored by Zara McGlone, Barrister at 4 Stone Buildings in London, United Kingdom and Albert Sampson, Barrister at 4 Stone Buildings in London, United Kingdom.

  • Updated Practice Note on Trademark Transaction and Management in UAE

    12 Feb 2024

    Updated Practice Note on Trademark Transaction and Management in UAE, authored by Rajiv Suri, Senior Associate at Alsuwaidi & Company LLC in UAE.

  • New Legislative Insight on Kuwait Housing Law

    9 Feb 2024

    New Legislative Insight on Kuwait Housing Law, authored by Dr. Ahmad Alshorbagy, Head of Projects and International Dispute Resolution at Al-Yaqout & Al-Fouzan Legal Group in Kuwait and Linda Al Hmoud, Senior Associate at Al-Yaqout & Al-Fouzan Legal Group in Kuwait.

  • Updated Practice Note on Settlement Procedure, Agreement & Mediation in DIFC

    7 Feb 2024

    Updated Practice Note on Settlement Procedure, Agreement & Mediation in the DIFC, authored by Zara McGlone, Barrister at 4 Stone Buildings in London, United Kingdom.

  • Updated Practice Notes on Golden Visas and Overstaying a Visa or Sponsorship in UAE

    5 Feb 2024

    Updated Practice Notes on Golden Visas and Overstaying a Visa or Sponsorship in UAE, authored by Umme Salma, Senior Manager at Vialto UAE Immigration, Rens Jongerius, Manager at Vialto UAE Immigration and Remy Kumar, Senior Associate at Vialto UAE Immigration.

Spotlights

  • UAE Managing Partner Report Out Now!

    21 Feb 2024

    The Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) has partnered with LexisNexis Middle East on the research and publication of the annual survey of UAE Managing Partner's experiences in the last year and their plans for the following year, since the very first edition of this publication.

    All of these can be read at https://web.lexisnexis.fr/fb/MENA/LMELALERT/UAEMangPartReport.

  • QICDRC Case Digest Out Now!

    19 Feb 2024

    We’re thrilled to announce the latest edition of QICDRC Case Digest! Brought to you by the Qatar International Court and Dispute Resolution Centre in association with LexisNexis, this Digest features QICDRC cases that have been selected from those issued between July and December 2023.

    All of these can be read at https://web.lexisnexis.fr/fb/MENA/QICDRC/QICDRC_CaseDigest.01.2024/.

  • January/February 2024 edition of Lexis Middle East Law Alert Out Now!

    22 Jan 2023

    In this edition, Mohamed El Hawawy, Natalie Jensen and Mahmoud El-Sayed of Ince & Co Middle East explains the substantial changes for shipping and trade in the UAE. In addition, Bethan Onions, Global Legal Operations Leader at Arup explains how her recent move from a regional to global role has changed her focus.

    All of these articles and more can be read at https://web.lexisnexis.fr/fb/MENA/LMELALERT/LMELA_January24/.

  • January 2024 edition of Lexis Middle East HR Alert Out Now!

    23 Oct 2023

    In this edition, Shiraz Sethi and Ali Al Assaad of Dentons and, Chris Cain and Ben McLean of Equiom Group look at a new voluntary alternative which is now being offered to UAE employers and employees which should give them higher returns and more flexibility. In addition, we speak to Delia Popescu, People Partner at Arup regarding how her work is helping to support the career development of others.

    All of these articles and more can be read at https://web.lexisnexis.fr/fb/MENA/LMEHRALERT/January2024/.

  • Winter edition of Lexis Middle Tax Gulf Out Now!

    8 Dec 2023

    We’re thrilled to announce the latest edition of Lexis® Middle East Gulf Tax, the very first of its kind in the GCC! Our complimentary magazine offers insightful updates on the latest tax and financial developments across the GCC region.

    All of these articles and more can be read at https://web.lexisnexis.fr/fb/MENA/LMEGULFTAX/LMEGT_Winter2023.

  • October/November 2023 edition of Lexis Middle East Law Alert Now Out!

    24 Oct 2023

    In this edition, Alexandra Lester and Joanna Stewart of Clyde & Co explains the impact of the UAE Consumer Protection Law Executive Regulations will have to those who supply goods or services there. In addition, Mohamed Abourassm Gabeer, Assistant Manager Legal at DAMAC Properties explains the way in which recent rulings from the Dubai Court of Cassation have impacted his way of thinking. Stay up-to-date with the latest legal developments in the region and get the latest news and insights on regional tax and finance developments with our latest round-up!

    All of these articles and more can be read at https://web.lexisnexis.fr/fb/LawAlert_OctNov2023/.

  • Landmark Arbitration Cases: Dubai Courts

    3 Aug 2023

    Features DCC Arbitration Cases: DCC 1016/2020, DCC 372/2019, DCC 205/2019, DCC 1270/2020, DCC 290/2021, DCC 36/2020, DCC 198/2020, DCC 225/2019, DCC 284/2020, DCC 403/2020, DCC 121/2020, DCC 476/2020, DCC 567/2020, DCC 503/2019, DCC 665/2020, DCC 990/2019, DCC 242/2019.

    All of these can be read at https://web.lexisnexis.fr/fb/LandmarkArbitrationCases19.21.

  • Meet the Dazzling Winners of the 2023 LexisNexis Women in Law Awards in the GCC

    3 Mar 2023

    Get ready to meet the inspiring and trailblazing winners of the 2023 LexisNexis Women in Law Awards in the GCC! The wait is finally over, and we are thrilled to announce the deserving winners of these highly anticipated awards.

    With over 195 impressive entries across 17 categories, these women in the GCC legal industry have truly raised the bar. We want to give a huge round of applause to all the participants who have made this event a true success from the start.

    The winners were announced at a glamorous gala dinner and awards ceremony held at the iconic Ritz-Carton in JBR, Dubai, UAE, on 2 March 2023.

    We couldn't have made this possible without the support of Yungo Legal Consultants (Drinks Reception Sponsor), DLA Piper (Bronze Sponsor), Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi (Award Sponsor) and Grant Thornton (Audit Partner).

    You can check out the winners by clicking here: https://www.lexisnexis-womeninlaw.com/2023/03/03/meet-the-dazzling-winners-of-the-2023-lexisnexis-women-in-law-awards-in-the-gcc/

    We're already looking forward to the next edition in 2024 and can't wait to see what's in store for the future of women in law in the GCC!