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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
Abdelrahman is a Senior Counsel in the firm’s dispute resolution team and has over 12 years of experience in the fields of litigation and arbitration. He specializes in complex civil and white-collar criminal litigation disputes.
Prior to joining Al Tamimi & Company, Abdelrahman gained considerable work experience from a series of reputable law firms. In his capacity as a commercial litigator, he worked on a plethora of sophisticated multimillion-dollar disputes and represented some noteworthy clients across various practice areas such as competition, intellectual property, dumping, construction, employment, and pharmaceuticals.
Abdelrahman has also acted for clients in a number of high-profile arbitration cases under CRCICA rules and non-institutional UNCITRAL rules across multiple sectors including construction, medical services, sports, real estate, and commercial agency.
Currently, he is a PhD researcher at Cairo University and is conducting his research on the enforcement of letters of credit in Islamic banks.
Ongoing – PhD researcher, Cairo University
2009 – LLM Master’s Degree, Cairo University
2007 – LLB Bachelor of Law Degree, Cairo University
2007 – Egyptian Bar Association
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