Al Tamimi was proud to sponsor the marcus evans Resort Development and Hospitality Conference that took place on 18 and 19 February 2014 at Sofitel the Palm Resort & Spa in Dubai. The conference, through various plenary sessions, real-world case studies and parallel streams highlighted the latest developments in masterplanning, design, project planning, and economics as well as introduced various revolutionary concepts and cutting edge technologies for the hospitality industry. Tara Marlow, Partner; Property & Hospitality and Head of Ras Al Khaimah office, delivered a presentation on the legal issues associated with mixed use projects. Throughout the session, Tara highlighted the importance of due diligence when dealing with ownership restrictions, licensing considerations and development restrictions in addition to legal regulations regarding marketing and selling of off-plan projects. The two-day conference was attended by resort developers and owners along with established professionals in the industry.