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We are excited to share the latest edition of the Law Update, beautifully and appropriately titled “Sustainable Horizons: The Saudi Arabian Vision.” Giving special honor to the Kingdom’s 2030 vision, this update focuses on a collection of both informative and inspiring articles.
For those in construction, you can learn about how the tendering environment impacts risk-pricing for contractors, the updates on the legal framework of the construction industry and how contractors can protect themselves against financial difficulties.
There is good news too from the kingdom’s banking sector, from which the practice of “Open Banking” is being pushed for! But what is open banking? We’re answering that too.
Also . . . Are there any women trail blazers in Saudi Arabia you can name? We’ll help you with that. We cover how the Middle East has been making strides in empowering women in the entrepreneurial space,most notably in STEM fields.Read the full edition
Ben is a Senior Associate in the regional Financial Crime Practice of Al Tamimi & Company and based in the DIFC, Dubai.
Ben is a U.K. qualified lawyer and has extensive experience advising on cross-border white-collar crime matters, having acted on a number of notable regulatory investigations (led by the Serious Fraud Office, Financial Conduct Authority, Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission), as well as undertaking internal investigations for clients across various sectors, covering, bribery and corruption, money laundering, fraud and sanctions violations.
Furthermore, Ben regularly advises clients on anti-bribery, anti-money laundering/counter-terrorist financing and sanctions compliance in numerous settings, acting for both financial services and non-financial services clients, within the Middle East and North Africa, Europe and the U.K. He has particular expertise in assisting clients with their compliance programs as well as advising on local and international trade issues.
Prior to joining Al Tamimi & Company, Ben worked within a number of leading U.K and U.S. law firms, as well as holding an in-house position within a global investment bank. He is also a member of the England and Wales Law Society and Young Fraud Lawyers Association.
2008 – Bachelors of Law, University of Southampton
2011 – England & Wales, Solicitor
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