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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
Haydar graduated from Al Turath University College in Baghdad with a Bachelors Degree in Law in 1999, and admitted to the Iraqi Bar Association in the same year. After qualifying with Al-Attraqchi Solicitors Office in Baghdad, Haydar moved to become a legal advisor in the Federation of Iraqi Chambers of Commerce, representing the Federation in the governmental and semi-governmental departments. He attended Federation Board sessions held in the Erbil Chamber of Commerce in Kurdistan Region of Iraq as part of the Federation Committee, and supervised 2003 elections for Baghdad Chamber of Commerce.
In 2004, Haydar moved to Ireland where he continued his education completing an Honours Bachelor Degree in Business Studies and a diploma in International Trade & e-Business. Haydar completed several internships including at the Institute of International Trade of Ireland and a number of Irish Limited Liability Companies.
Haydar is a companies’ registration agent licensed by the Ministry of Trade since 2015. He has a Certificate for successful completion of the Business Association Capacity Building Workshop, The Center for International Private Enterprise – U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and a Certificate for participating as a judge in the 2014 Iraq National Rounds of the Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition held by Iraq USAID Access to Justice Program and International Law Students Association.
2011 – Bachelor Degree in Business Studies (Hons), Dublin City University
2008 – Diploma in International Trade & e-Business, Institute of International Trade of Ireland
1999 – Bachelor in Law, Al Turath University College
2015 – Kurdistan Bar Association
1999 – Iraqi Br Association
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