The final Law Update of 2022 is here, and it’s packed full of articles. The double edition features two focus areas, first is a spotlight on Energy and Resources and second we feature a collection of articles on Transport and Logistics. The developments occurring in these sectors in the MENA region are unprecedented and our lawyers cover vast themes for you.
The Energy and Resources focus features topics such as diversifying energy resources, solar PV, mining in the Middle East, renewable energy and green hydrogen. From a transport perspective, we draw attention to the Bahrain metro project, discuss the challenges and remedies associated with the repossession of an aircraft, and there is advice on what to consider should a party vary the terms of a shipping contract.
This edition navigates you through updates from across jurisdictions such as, Oman, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Iraq, Qatar, and the UAE. Each article is timely and provides insights into legal issues and cases that are affecting these sectors across the region.Read the full edition
Partner and Head of Advisory Ibtissem Lassoued (Regional Financial Crime practice) was featured on a guest segment for Bloomberg as she was invited this week to address the implications of the recently published Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index 2019.
Anti-corruption is a strategically important issue, not only for the Middle East but for all markets attempting to attract foreign investment. This year’s ranking showed positive moves for the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain which they will hope to build on in future.