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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
Qasim is an Irish and UK qualified lawyer with over eight years of international tax and legal experience in the Middle East, United Kingdom and Ireland. Prior to joining Al Tamimi, Qasim practiced within the M&A tax and International tax teams of big 4 firms in the Middle East and London, United Kingdom, He has also worked as Tax Counsel within the pharmaceuticals industry.
Qasim specializes in advising private equity firms, sovereign wealth funds and multi-national corporations on cross border tax matters, including M&A transactions involving tax due diligence, tax planning and restructuring. He has significant experience of advising on all direct taxes and VAT related matters.
2018 – Masters of Law, LL.M. Tax Law, Queen Mary University of London
2017- ACA (certificate level), Chartered Accountants Ireland
2013 – Barrister-at-Law, The Honorable Society of King’s Inns
2012 – Bachelors of Law, LLB (Hons), Griffith College Dublin
2018 – Solicitor in England & Wales
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