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
We review a recent ruling of the Federal Supreme Court (Judgment 683-769 of 2021), which considered the meaning and effect of article 90.Read More
The AfCFTA was born out of the need for progressive elimination of trade barriers on the continent.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More