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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
Samir leads the firm’s Employment & Incentives practice which comprises the largest team of specialist employment lawyers in the Middle East. He advises on the full range of employment law issues, contentious and non-contentious, and Samir’s experience includes regularly advising major blue chip, multinational and semi-governmental companies in relation to their day-to-day employment queries. He combines technical expertise with business acumen and project management skills, and is known for giving pragmatic and commercial advice.
Samir is acknowledged as a Band 1 ranked lawyer by Chamber & Partners, as a Leading Individual in Legal 500, and is the only lawyer to be listed in Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders – Global Elite 2020 for UAE Labour & Employment.
1993 – Solicitor’ Final Examinations, College of Law
1992 – Bachelor of Law (Hons), University of Warwick
1996 – Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England & Wales
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