Lexis® Middle East Law Alert: January/February 2023 Edition Released

Lexis® Middle East Law Alert: January/February 2023 Edition Released News developments

Lexis® Middle East Law Alert: January/February 2023 Edition Released

We are pleased to share the January/February 2023 edition of our law magazine, the Lexis® Middle East – Law Alert!

The Law Alert is a complimentary magazine that keeps readers updated on the MENA region’s legal, financial and fiscal developments and hot topics.

In this edition:

Evidently Electronic: The New UAE Evidence Law

Are you ready for the digital revolution? The UAE government has just passed a law to allow electronic evidence in court procedures. Taha H Tawawala and Amer Al Marzooqi of Amer Al Marzooqi Advocates & Legal Consultants LLC-SO explain how this will revolutionise the legal system.

Legal Round-Up: Covering Recent Key Legal Developments (Region-Wide)

Keep up with the latest legal developments in the region! Our legal round-up covers all the key news so that you can stay informed.

Tax and Finance Round-Up: Covering Recent Key Tax and Finance Developments (Region-Wide)

Stay up-to-date on regional tax and finance developments with our latest round-up, supported by Aurifer Middle East Tax! Get the latest news and insights on key developments from the region.

Director Directions: Amendments to the Bahraini Corporate Governance Code

Reem Benshams of Zu’bi and Partners breaks down the key changes in Bahraini Corporate Governance Code amendments that companies must comply with during their AGM Report Submissions to the Ministry of Industry and Commerce (MOIC).

In-House Profile: Technology

Riyadh Al Habshan, GM of Legal Affairs at Solutions by STC, explains why it’s essential to stay up-to-date on legislative and regulatory changes in the tech sector. Find out how tracking these changes can help manage risk and ensure compliance!

Saudi Data Protection Law

Saudi’s Data Protection Law is undergoing some major changes! Lamisse Bajunaid and Amna Usman of Dr Qaisar H Metawea Law Firm explain the key developments and what to expect when the Executive Regulations are issued.

Movers & Shakers: A Round-Up of the Top Appointments and Promotions

Check out our latest round-up of the top movers and shakers from the world of legal appointments and promotions, brought to you by Jameson Legal. Who’s been promoted, who’s been appointed and who’s moving on? Find out now!

Dispute Resolution Focus: A Long and Illustrious Career

After 35 years in the advocacy field, Ali Al Aidarous of Al Aidarous Advocates & Legal Consultants reflects on a long and illustrious career. Tune in to hear what he says about his highlights in dispute resolution cases and updates!

Dispute Resolution Focus: Civil Changes

Welcome the new year with a new Civil Procedure Law in the UAE! Waleed Hamad of Al Aidarous Advocates & Legal Consultants is here to provide an overview of its main provisions.

Contract Watch: Patent Filing

Gowling WLG‘s Noor Hassan shares how filing a UAE patent or design application is now easier for non-UAE-based applicants, with new requirements in place to make the process cheaper. No more costly PoA, DoA, and commercial register/license extractions!

We thank Aurifer Middle East Tax for keeping their finger on the pulse of tax developments across the region and Jameson Legal for supporting movers and shakers across the region.

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Benjamin Filaferro