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
Yafa Abourah is an Associate and part of Al Tamimi & Company’s Corporate Commercial practice in Jordan. She is a qualified Jordanian Lawyer and has particular interest in M&A transactions.
Yafa has advised on multiple corporate and commercial matters, including due diligence transactions, Mergers and Acquisitions, securities offerings, listing and purchase of shares and equity, and corporate set-up, licensing and restructurings.
That, in addition to foreign investment in addition to Banking and Finance matters for Jordan and Iraq, such as advising financial institutions on compliance and regulatory matters, including the licensing and registration requirements of offshore offerings into Jordan and Iraq.
Yafa also handles matters relating to the registration of companies, which includes drafting various required key documents such as memoranda and articles of association, board and shareholders meeting minutes, authorization letters and other incorporation documents for private and public companies and all other types of companies including foreign operating and non-operating.
2015 – L.L.B University of Jordan
2018 – Jordanian Bar Association