Introducing the latest edition of our complimentary law magazine, the Lexis® Middle East – Law Alert! Stay up-to-date on the latest legal, financial, and fiscal developments and hot topics in the MENA region.
In this edition, we examine why amendments to Saudi Arabia’s personal data regime were needed and what might be their impact, recent legal and tax developments, virtual asset regulations, and more.
Feature: What’s Different with Data? Amendments to the Saudi Personal Data Protection Law
Nick O’Connell, Partner, Digital & Data, Al Tamimi & Co explains why amendments to Saudi Arabia’s personal data regime were needed and what might be their impact.
Legal Round-Up: Covering Recent Key Legal Developments (Region-Wide)
Stay up-to-date with the latest legal developments in the region! Our legal round-up includes all the essential news so that you can stay well-informed.
Tax and Finance Round-Up: Covering Recent Key Tax and Finance Developments (Region-Wide)
Stay up-to-date on the key developments from the region and never miss out on the latest happenings.
Feature: Nothing to Hide – The Qatari Anti-concealment Law
Omar Qouteshat of Sultan Al Abdulla & Partners explains results the impact the Qatar Anti-Concealment Law can have when non-Qataris are engaged in commercial activities there.
In-House Profile: Talent and Energy
Elizabeth Dunne Chandler Legal and Commercial Director – Middle East, UK and Europe NES Fircroft explains how the switch to renewable energy is impacting her work and making cross-border employment legislation more important.
Thomas Wigley of Trowers and Hamlin looks at the practicalities of bringing foreigner experts into Oman. And sheds light on the implementation of Oman Sultani Decree No. 35/2003 On the Promulgation of the Labour Law provides the framework for private sector employment in Oman.
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: Cases and Updates
Hashem AlAidarous, Partner at Al Aidarous, qualified in three jurisdictions, explains
the differences between dispute resolution in the UAE, the US and Australia.
Contract Watch: Is It Asymmetric?
Aleefa Ahmed, from Associate Afridi & Angell, explains asymmetric jurisdiction clauses (or unilateral option clauses) for parties bringing their proceedings in front of a jurisdiction and what options are available for them.
Thanks to Jameson Legal for supporting individuals and businesses, and Al Aidarous for keeping us updated on dispute resolution cases.
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