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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
Yara works closely with our international, regional and domestic clients, providing assistance in setting up commercial entities in Bahrain as well as advising on regional/group restructurings and providing advice on matters concerning Bahrain’s Commercial Companies Law. She holds an excellent working relationship with the competent regulators in Bahrain (including the MOICT and Bahrain notaries), ensuring that clients benefit from the most up to date and pragmatic advice and guidance regarding corporate structuring related issues.
Yara has niche expertise with respect to corporate secretarial matters, as well as advising on corporate governance requirements and obligations under Bahrain law. She regularly contributes to articles, including the 2018 amendments to Bahrain’s Commercial Companies Law and the 2020 introduction of Economic Substance Rules. Yara qualified as a licensed Bahraini attorney in 2020.
2017 – Legal Practice Course (LPC), University of Law – Guildford
2016 – LLB Law, University of Surrey
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