Welcome to the Saudi Arabia focus edition of Law Update.
One of the key markets in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) that continues to lead from the front is the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). As the largest country in the Middle East and the 18th largest economy in the world, the progress KSA continues to make is underpinned by its Vision 2030 that envisions developing the country as an investment powerhouse and hub that ultimately connects Asia, Europe, and Africa. Given Saudi Arabia’s significance to the regional economy, our team of experts have prepared a range of pertinent articles that provide insights into new laws, regulations, and the legal landscape in the Kingdom.
This edition will provide you with an up-to-date guide on matters such as; the framework issued by the Saudi Central Bank on IT governance, the anti-corruption landscape under Vision 2030; we also provide practical tips for dispute avoidance. This is only a snapshot; there are many more articles within the KSA focus section for you to read, which we hope you will find valuable and enjoyable.Read the edition
Waleed Shalabi is a Senior Associate in the regional Financial Crime practice in Dubai.
As a former member of the Egyptian judiciary and a Chief Public Prosecutor, Waleed Shalabi has extensive experience in criminal and civil litigation.
Waleed’s career path in the UAE has involved his employment as Legal Counsel at other law firms, finally followed by his appointment in the position of a Senior Associate with the Litigation and Financial Crime Departments of Al Tamimi & Company. Using his extensive knowledge of the UAE laws and regulations, Waleed provides excellent and efficient assistance to both corporate and individual clients.
2000 – Bachelor in Laws and Police Sciences, Egyptian Police Academy
2011 – Egyptian Bar Association as an Appeal Lawyer