This month we bring you a special focus on a continent that boasts the world’s largest free trade area, a diverse economic make-up and increasing political stability. The latest edition of Law Update focuses on Africa, a territory that continues to be an attractive business and investment destination.
Like the rest of the world, Africa is still re-building from the impact of COVID-19, however, there continues to be an optimistic view of the opportunities the continent presents. An example of the appetite for investment into Africa was captured in a report we commissioned, titled Legal Leaders in MENA. Our survey of legal leaders revealed a resounding desire to expand into new territories, with 81% naming Africa as their investment destination of choice.Read the full edition
David Yates, Head of Commercial IP and Technology, and his team have collaborated with business parks Dubai Internet City and Dubai Outsource Zone to produce the firsedition of a newsletter “ICT in the UAE”. The first edition, issued in two parts, covered the following topics: “IT Outsourcing Governance”; “Best Practice: Latest Issues in Outsourcing Contracts”; “Online Promotional Campaigns: Pitfalls and Permits” and “Cyber Crimes in the UAE”. The business parks issued a media release to promote the publication, posted the publication on their websites and are distributing copies to media outlets and business park partners. Anyone who is interested in obtaining a copy can contact David directly at email@example.com or you can download the report from www.tamimi.com
David and his team are now working on the next edition which will focus on various legal issues arising from e-commerce. ICT is an area of continuing growth throughout the Middle East and Al Tamimi & Company is well placed to provide quality legal services to a broad range of clients in this area. “ICT in the UAE” is to be a regular publication which leverages from our firm’s already strong relationship with TECOM business parks, built over a number of years through the continued efforts of Samer Qudah, Partner and Omar Obeidat, Partner and Head of IT/IP among others.