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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
Layla works closely with our international, regional and domestic clients, providing assistance to commercial entities in the full range of corporate structuring and restructuring related mandates including advising on FDI options, registering corporate entities, corporate restructuring, share transfers and re-organisations, asset transfers, nominee arrangements, sale purchase agreements, share mortgage agreements, personal guarantees, increases and decreases in capital, drafting and amending constitutional documents, corporate secretarial matters, advising on trust structures in Bahrain and conducting due diligence.
Layla also has specialist, innovative experience in the start-up space specifically the growth of the FinTech sector and assisting with Central Bank of Bahrain Sandbox applications.
Layla is a licensed Bahraini Attorney and is scheduled to qualify as a Solicitor of England & Wales in 2022.
2018 – LLM Law – Queen Mary University of London
2015 – LPC Law – University of Law – Bloomsbury London
2014 – LLB Law – University of Kent – Canterbury
2022 – Practising Lawyer – Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs & Waqf – Kingdom of Bahrain
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