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March

  • THE EFFECTS OF CORRUPTION ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    by Mahmoud Moustafa - 

    On the 28th of April 2004 Mr. Daniel Kaufmann (Global Governance Director of the World Bank Institute) – commenting on the costs of corruption- stated that: “a conservative approach to such...

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  • BUILT IT AND THEY WILL COME - PART 2

    by Khaled Saqqaf / Ahmed Jaafir / Hassan Abdel Razak  -  / Jeremy Scott / / /

    This month the Al Tamimi property team shall focus upon the requirements to register as a developer for real estate projects in Kuwait, Qatar, Jordan and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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  • INTERVIEW: A MOMENT WITH ESSAM AL TAMIMI - Founder & Senior Partner of Al Tamimi & Company

    Essam Al Tamimi did not build the region’s largest Arab-owned law advisory and become recognised as one of his generation’s brightest and most generous legal minds by luck, nor by “sitting on a beach...

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  • ARBITRATION IN IRAQ WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

    by Mohammed Norri & Robert Karrar-Lawsley -  /

    After decades of war, dictatorship, sanctions, and occupation, Iraq is emerging as one of the region’s most important economies.

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  • DRAFT JORDANIAN INVESTMENT LAW

    by Mays Kadhim  - 

    The Draft Jordanian Investment Law (the “Draft Law”) aims to attract and encourage both local and foreign investment in Jordan, as well as, reinforce confidence in the investment environment in...

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  • LEGAL ISSUES IN CLOUD COMPUTING - PART 2

    by Nick O' Connell - 

    Remote access computing services, whereby software applications, databases, data storage, network configuration and programming tools are made available to clients as a service, are becoming...

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  • ENFORCEMENT OF A MORTGAGE

    by Ammar Haykal & Zane Anani -  /

    The judgment below highlights how a mortgage can be enforced by the Execution Court in the event a debtor defaults on paying the mortgage installments. The mortgage deed, in this case, was silent on...

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  • ELEMENTS FOR DETERMINING MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE

    by Taiba Al Saffar / Marwa El Mahdy -  /

    UAE Law no. 10 of 2008 defines Medical Negligence as an “error caused by the lack of knowledge of technical matters when such knowledge is presumptive to exist in all those who practice the...

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  • THE COMPETENT COURT/DIVISION REGARDING QATAR TRADEMARK DISPUTES

    by Roy Georgiades - 

    Al Tamimi & Company’s Qatar Litigation team successfully won a recent lawsuit (Court of Cassation) brought on behalf of a Swiss watchmaker following a dispute which arose from the trademark...

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  • ENFORCEMENT OF FOREIGN JUDGMENTS IN JORDAN

    by Samer Al Zuriekat  - 

    A recent decision issued by the Jordanian Court of Cassation, in its extended panel, has set a new precedent with regards to the execution of foreign judgments in Jordan. Prior to this judgment, it...

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  • ECONOMIC SANCTIONS AGAINST IRAN

    by Ibtissem Lassoued - 

    As recently demonstrated, local and international companies in the Middle East must be compliant with several jurisdictions at the same time and keep abreast of legislative changes from the United...

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  • COMPARATIVE ADVERTISING AND MEDICAL PRODUCTS

    by Waldo Steyn - 

    In an ever increasingly competitive world, the differentiation of products from those of competitors is not only important, but essential.

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  • CARRIER'S RESPONSIBILITY UNDER INTERNATIONAL CONVENTIONS

    by Tarek Idais - 

    The most well known international carriage of goods conventions are: Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road (“CMR”), International Convention for the Unification...

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  • THE FINANCIAL CONSULTATION AND FINANCIAL ANALYSIS LICENSE

    by Ali Awad - 

    Financial consultation is one of the most prevalent types of consulting throughout the world because the services that it provides are of particular interest to individuals as well as businesses.

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  • EQUITY GCC INVESTMENT REGIME IN QATAR

    by Ahmed Jaafir  - 

    The Ministry’s initiatives to expand the reach of application of the Foreign Investment Law, is obviously in line with Qatar’s approach to attract even more investment required for Qatar’s vision. ...

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  • THE NEW KUWAITI COMPANIES LAW

    by Jade Al Araoui  - 

    A new companies law has been recently promulgated in Kuwait, providing a more realistic and practical perspective than the previous companies law. The issuance of Law No. 25 of 2012 Promulgating the...

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  • NEW SAUDI AUTHORITY FOR THE REGULATION OF AUDIO AND VISUAL MEDIA

    by Emile Saadi  - 

    The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has restructured its state media, and in doing so has established a new authority to regulate audiovisual broadcasters. The new authority, known as the General Authority...

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  • TRADEMARK PROTECTION IN ETHIOPIA

    by Shernaz Desa - 

    The Ethiopian Trademark Registration and Protection Proclamation No. 501/2006 dealing with the protection of trademarks in Ethiopia was published on 7 July 2006.

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  • TRADEMARK PROSECUTION IN THE MIDDLE EAST

    by Mohammed Ali  - 

    The Iranian Trademark Registry has launched a new electronic trademark application and workflow system. The new application and workflow system came into effect on November 18, 2012.

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