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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
Fatma joined Al Tamimi & Company in September 2017. Fatma has extensive experience in a variety of corporate and commercial matters including domestic and international M&A and restructuring. Fatma also has experience in incorporating different types of companies in Oman within the free zones and mainland. She attends Annual General Meetings and Extraordinary General Meetings for SAOC’s. Fatma also has experience in corporate restructuring, corporate governance and has worked with a variety of private investors and companies from the USA, UK, Europe, Africa and the Middle East undertaking deals in the Middle East.
Having qualified in the Omani jurisdiction, Fatma is admitted before the Omani courts and has rights of audience before the primary courts. She also has vast experience in competition, intellectual property, and customs and has advised clients on a variety of employment matters. She has full understanding of the law requirements in Oman and the practice of the Omani market. She has established great relationships with different Governmental bodies in Oman.
Fatma’s experience extends to other practice areas including the Technology, Media and Telecommunication practice, Fatma has been working in Oman for 5 years and she is currently an Associate in our Digital & Data (Tech | Media | Telecoms) team, based in Dubai. Fatma possesses experience in different digital and data matters such as advising clients on data protection laws in Oman, DIFC and the ADGM, reviewing IT and media contracts, drafting data protection policies and advising clients on general cybersecurity issues. Fatma works closely with the digital and data team and provides support in a variety of digital and data matters in both Oman and the UAE.
2017 – LLB (Law), The University of Reading
2020 – Licensed by the Ministry of Justice and Legal Affairs- Oman
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