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Legal sector to benefit from artificial intelligence

Machine-learning document software expected to reduce case management time and fees

01 November 2018 12:03 PM By

Saudi bankruptcy law takes effect

The kingdom’s long-awaited bankruptcy legislation is expected to result in a drop in liquidations and a significant increase in both domestic and international investments

24 October 2018 10:26 AM By

Middle East faces major decommissioning challenge

Many oil producers are unprepared for the inevitable and expensive task of disposing of oil and gas facilities at the end of their productive life

15 October 2018 5:45 PM By

Middle East lenders navigate regional risk

While finance parties view the region as a viable lending environment, legislative and economic developments are resulting in uncertainty on key issues, says Joanne Emerson Taqi

30 September 2018 1:45 PM By

Private sector welcomes Saudi Arabia’s draft PSP law

Saudi Arabia’s draft PSP law will give much-needed transparency to the private sector as the nation works towards its goal of becoming an investment powerhouse, says Tim Armsby

26 August 2018 6:00 AM By

The EU law affecting your business in the Middle East

You may have heard about GDPR and its impact on the region. Here’s what you need to know about Europe’s new data privacy law, according to Gareth Kristensen

24 July 2018 9:00 AM By

An end to 51 per cent local ownership in the UAE?

What steps to take in preparation for potentially the biggest shake-up of the UAE business environment in decades, according to Niall O’Toole and Matthew Heywood

27 June 2018 11:39 AM By

Project contracts fit for the 21st century

Following FIDIC’s release of its 2017 suite of Red, Yellow and Silver Books, Norton Rose Fulbright assesses whether the new provisions will suit users in the Middle East

01 May 2018 1:44 PM By

Harmonising privatisation in Saudi Arabia

Riyadh is taking a holistic approach to creating an environment in which public-private partnership projects can thrive, say AS&H and Clifford Chance

25 February 2018 6:00 AM By

How to enforce a freezing order in the GCC

Parties must be proactive about collecting money before, during and after a dispute, says Mark Beer

27 November 2017 1:38 PM By

Beware the small print in renewables IPPs

A gap is emerging in the revenue protection available to developers of renewables IPPs, say Andrej Kormuth and Anna Newland

26 October 2017 10:51 AM By

Planning for an untimely death

Succession planning often only comes to the top of the agenda after it is too late, says Sean Hird

25 May 2017 8:15 AM By

Saudi employees prepare for labour charges

Provisions must be made for the kingdom’s upcoming employment law changes, as DLA Piper outlines

21 February 2017 7:29 AM By

Ensuring preparedness for construction disputes

The majority of construction disputes are caused by poor contract administration, says Ben Bruton

19 January 2017 4:01 AM By

UAE bankruptcy law brings significant improvements

The law will afford accelerated time frames and super priority funding among other features, say DLA Piper’s Peter Somekh and Erik Stier

14 December 2016 8:34 AM By

Arbitration award enforcement in Saudi Arabia

Recent reforms to the kingdom’s arbitration system have sought to bring it in line with international standards, says Tarek el-Assra

23 November 2016 4:26 AM By


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