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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
Omar Sharief joined Al Tamimi in 2022 as a Trainee Solicitor in the DIFC office. He has over 3 years of experience advising on a range of corporate and commercial matters including M&A, corporate advisory, regulatory and licensing issues and structuring transactions. Omar Sharief is now an Associate in the Corporate Structuring team.
He has also authored and co-authored insights on various publication websites.
2015 – Bachelors of Law, Nottingham University
2017 – Legal Practice Course, BPP Law School
2023 – Solicitor, England & Wales
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