Webinar: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Middle East Updates | Kuwait | 21 May 2020 – 2nd Edition

Webinar: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Middle East Updates | Kuwait | 21 May 2020 – 2nd Edition

Expired Webinar: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Middle East Updates | Kuwait | 21 May 2020 – 2nd Edition



LexisNexis continues to support the legal community during this difficult time. With the heightened interest in the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the increasingly fast changes and developments experienced across the Middle East, LexisNexis is implementing a regular update on how each GCC country is responding to the pandemic and what these measures mean to businesses and individuals.

Join LexisNexis and AlYaqout & AlFouzan Legal Group on 21 May from 1PM to 2PM (UAE time) / 12PM to 1PM (Kuwait time) for an update on legal developments in Kuwait where we will discuss:

  • Measures adopted by the Kuwaiti Government in efforts to contain the outbreak of COVID-19
  • Effects of COVID-19 on Legislation and Regulations in Kuwait
    • Litigation and Dispute Resolution
    • Banking and Finance
    • Foreign Direct Investment
    • Projects
    • Agencies, Franchises and Distributorships
    • Health and Safety

Expert: Nadyn Saleh, Senior Associate, Al-Yaqout & Al Fouzan Legal Group






The LexisNexis Middle East team has developed the following Coronavirus (COVID-19) insights addressing emerging issues across a variety of practice areas.


  • COVID-19 Toolkit (for subscribers) (access here)
  • Free COVID-19 Resource Kit (1) (access here)
  • Free COVID-19 Resource Kit (2) (access here)



  • Coronavirus and the potential application of the concept of Force Majeure in the GCC – Dr. Talal Aladwani
  • UAE insolvency landscape post COVID-19 pandemic – Peter Bowring
  • Measures taken by Saudi Arabia to combat COVID-19 – Dr. Qaisar H Metawea & Lamisse Bajunaid
  • Amendments to the Kuwait Law of Civil and Commercial procedures –  Dr. Talal AlAdwani
  • Catching COVID-19 deemed force majeure by French court – Prof. Luc Gynbaum
  • Coronavirus and the Rule of Law: A Warning From History – Ian McDougall


Practice Notes

  • COVID-19: Challenges for the Legal Profession
  • The legal consequences of COVID-19 on your contracts: Force Majeure in different jurisdictions and industries


Checklists & Flowcharts

  • Key Operational & VAT aspects Businesses in the GCC should consider in response to the COVID-19 crisis – Checklist
  • COVID-19 and Data Privacy (Oman) – Checklist
  • COVID-19: Navigating the new world of working remotely, self-isolation and sick pay – Flowchart


Q&A Guides

  • COVID-19: How to Lead Through Change – Q&A
  • COVID-19 and UAE property law
  • What will the legal landscape look like post COVID-19 and what should we expect from a business perspective?



  • Force Majeure Clause
  • Force Majeure and Business Continuity Clause


Legal News

Lexis Middle East subscribers have access to our daily news stream, which includes COVID-19 legal updates. These updates can be accessed here or in the ‘Legal News’ module of Lexis Middle East.


LexisNexis MENA COVID-19 Blog

The LexisNexis Middle East team has also launched a blog on developments on COVID-19 in the Middle East, which can be accessed here.


LexisNexis Global Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Kits

Readers can also access direct links (here) to the LexisNexis Global COVID-19 Resource Kits from our teams in USA, UK, Canada, France & Australia.

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  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Middle East Updates - Kuwait (2nd edition)
     1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Benjamin Filaferro