The final Law Update of 2022 is here, and it’s packed full of articles. The double edition features two focus areas, first is a spotlight on Energy and Resources and second we feature a collection of articles on Transport and Logistics. The developments occurring in these sectors in the MENA region are unprecedented and our lawyers cover vast themes for you.
The Energy and Resources focus features topics such as diversifying energy resources, solar PV, mining in the Middle East, renewable energy and green hydrogen. From a transport perspective, we draw attention to the Bahrain metro project, discuss the challenges and remedies associated with the repossession of an aircraft, and there is advice on what to consider should a party vary the terms of a shipping contract.
This edition navigates you through updates from across jurisdictions such as, Oman, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Iraq, Qatar, and the UAE. Each article is timely and provides insights into legal issues and cases that are affecting these sectors across the region.Read the full edition
Marja Boman is a Senior Associate in the regional Financial Crime Practice in Dubai. She has qualified in Finland in addition to holding the qualification of a Solicitor in England and Wales.
Marja specialises in cross-border white-collar crime, including e.g. complex fraud, embezzlement, anti-money laundering and anti-corruption related investigations and proceedings. She has particular expertise in compliance programs and policy design as well as advising on extraterritorial application of e.g. anti-bribery laws and trade sanctions.
Prior to joining Al Tamimi Marja worked as a Senior Associate in the litigation practice of an international law firm in Helsinki, Finland. She represented clients in criminal investigations, civil litigation and arbitration, and advised corporate clients on compliance procedures and best practices. She has also practised as an in-house counsel in London focusing on e.g. anti-money laundering and fraud prevention as well as advising on cross-border online payments related investigations and EU law.
2016 – Licentiate of Laws, University of Helsinki
2008 – Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration, University of Vaasa
2005 – Master of Laws, University of Lapland
2013 – Finland, Asianajaja (non-practising)
2015 – Solicitor, England & Wales