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Legislation heralds greater procurement options for Saudi Arabia

New Government Tenders & Procurement Law anticipates scenarios in which alternative procurement processes could be adopted

15 December 2019 1:22 PM By

Saudi bankruptcy law strengthens investor confidence

The new law, which came into effect in August last year, gives new options to bankrupt debtors while also protecting creditors’ rights, says Nasreen Alissa

24 September 2019 2:36 PM By

Oman outlines PPP law and privatisation framework

Trowers & Hamlins assesses how much we can tell from the recently published Public Private Partnerships Law and Privatisation Law in Oman

18 July 2019 11:28 AM By

Oman’s withholding tax explained

Lawyers at Dentons & Co Oman Branch examine how the updates to Oman’s income tax laws will affect businesses

04 March 2019 11:13 AM By

A quick solution to contractor disputes

Adjudication could offer a quick resolution for contractors locked in construction disputes in the GCC

24 January 2019 3:57 PM By

A sea-change in Saudi shipping

Experts from law firm Clyde & Co assess the impact of Saudi Arabia’s decision to grant shipping agent licences to fully foreign-owned firms

18 December 2018 3:35 PM By

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


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