Book an appointment with us, or search the directory to find the right lawyer for you directly through the app.Find out more
Welcome to the latest edition of Law Update titled “Rise of Generative AI.”
In this edition, we dive into the dynamic world of Technology, Media, and Telecommunications (TMT) across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. TMT continues to play a vital role in positioning the region as an international business and social hub, driving significant growth and innovation.
Our focus in this Law Update is on the sector’s ongoing potential to advance and propel the region toward a more digital economy. We explore the benefits of embracing a digital transformation and how local authorities have responded by enhancing regulations to accommodate the evolving TMT landscape.
This edition covers a range of topics, including – the new Telecommunications & Information Technology Law in Saudi Arabia, the intricacies of trademarks in the Metaverse, and the legal challenges faced by the video game industry. Additionally, we take a regional perspective, discussing jurisdictions such as Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Oman, and Bahrain to provide a comprehensive understanding of the TMT landscape.
We hope you thoroughly enjoy this packed issue of Law Update, filled with captivating articles that address key legal issues within a vital sector for the region.Read the full edition
Al Tamimi & Company’s Digital & Data team provides local and international clients with world-class, specialist legal support across the full spectrum of digital, technology, media, communications and data related legal issues.
As digital transformation accelerates, it impacts all industries. From the start-up and entrepreneur ecosystem, through small and medium sized enterprises to large regional conglomerates, multinationals and government entities, organizations across the spectrum are refocusing for the future. Adopting new technologies to enhance efficiency, differentiate themselves from competitors, and disrupt markets, they are transforming themselves to compete and succeed in this new digital age. The convergence of media and entertainment with technology adds a further dimension. At the heart of this fundamental shift sits data in its various shapes and forms. The collection, processing, analysis, protection and commercialization of data is critical to the success of the digital economy.
Laws and regulations are being rapidly outpaced by this continuous technological change. Now, more than ever, organizations require legal advisors who understand this new digital landscape.
Al Tamimi’s Digital & Data team has deep industry knowledge and extensive regulatory and transactional experience. The team’s advice is practical and informed by its familiarity with the sectors in which its clients operate, the international legal and regulatory environment, and its deep knowledge of local law and practice. The team regularly advises on regulatory and transactional matters involving:
To learn more about our services and get the latest legal insights from across the Middle East and North Africa region, click on the link below.