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Authorised Manager Accountability

by Samaa Al Lami

We discuss Authorised Managers’ accountability obligations towards their respective Companies pursuant to the Companies Law, the Labour Law No. (37) of 2015 (the ‘Labour Law’), and the Penal Code No. (111) of 1969 (the “Penal Code”). 

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Federal Supreme Court Cassation judgment No. 683-769 of 2021: Disregarding an expert report

by Said Refaei / Sara Omer Ali

We review a recent ruling of the Federal Supreme Court (Judgment 683-769 of 2021), which considered the meaning and effect of article 90.

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Resolution of Cross-Border Trade, Investment, and Commercial Disputes in the AfCFTA

by Thomas R. Snider

The AfCFTA was born out of the need for progressive elimination of trade barriers on the continent.

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The Evolution of E-commerce and the Race to Regulate in Africa

by Mariam Sabet

With the inclusion of e-commerce on the agenda of the AfCFTA, this should pave the way for African countries to set rules that can facilitate more regional, cross-border e-commerce.

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An overview of the 10 ministerial decisions issued by Bahrain’s Personal Data Protection Authority

by Andrew Fawcett / Zeina Albuainain

A brief overview of the new ten decisions with respect to Personal Data Protection Law ("PDPL"), and some key considerations as to what companies processing personal data in Bahrain may have to consider.

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The Evolution of Intellectual Property in Agricultural Innovation

by Umme Salamah Tyebjee / Hussain Osman

This article discusses in general the IP rights available for plant – related innovations, and an overview of the laws and regulations protecting agricultural innovations in Africa.

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