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
by Samer Qudah
The Healthcare sector in MENA is a major priority, and governments have identified it as a significant sector for the region. This edition will focus on Healthcare, and its launch coincides with this year’s instalment of Arab Health, a regional event focused on driving forward the sector.Read More
In January 2022, the Kuwait Ministry of Health (“MOH”) issued Ministerial Decree No. 13 of 2022 (“Decree”) regarding the registration and release of medical devices in Kuwait.Read More
In recent years, Kuwait has issued a number of regulations and decrees applicable to this telehealth space. A unifying theme in all such legislation includes the need for consent from the data subject.Read More
by Christina Sochacki / Abdulaziz AlShahrani / Abdulmohsen AlSaleh
In Saudi Arabia, medical malpractice is mainly regulated by the Law of Practicing Healthcare Professions “PHCP” issued under Royal Decree No M/59 dated 04/11/1426H (corresponding to 6 December 2005).Read More
by Christina Sochacki / Abdulmohsen AlSaleh
Staying on-top of the updates and new regulations, circulars, and guidance from the Saudi Food & Drug Authority ("SFDA") is no longer a passive exercise; things are changing too quickly.Read More