The Evolution of Education

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Enforcement of international arbitral awards in Jordan

by Hala Qutteineh / Omar AlJuneidi

The main legislation governing arbitration in Jordan is the Law of Arbitration No. 31 of 2001 (the “Arbitration Law”) and the Law of Enforcement of Foreign Awards No. 8 of 1952 (the “Enforcement Law”) which governs the enforcement of foreign judgements including arbitral awards.

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The Modernization of The Energy Charter Treaty

by Thomas R. Snider / John Gaffney

The Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) is a multilateral framework for East-West policy cooperation in the fields of energy, investment protection, trade and transit. The ECT was signed in December 1994 and entered into force in April 1998.

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The differences between shopping mall leases and other commercial leases

by Nesrine Roudane

Shopping mall leases, like leases governed by the Law, must have a maximum stated duration of less than 10 years (or will be considered a long lease, governed by different legal provisions) and must be registered (for a fixed fee of MAD 200).

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Importance of Succession Planning

by Richard Catling / Nawal Abdel Hadi

Given the upheaval around the world caused by COVID-19 in the last 3 years, for business owners there has never been a better time to take a good, hard look at your business and ensure that it is established on sustainable footing.

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Saudi Arabia removed from the Watch List

by Abdulelah Aldossari

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) in its 2022 Special 301 Report on Intellectual Property Protection and Enforcement has removed Saudi Arabia from the Priority Watch List.

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The Central Bank of the UAE Implements Formal Regulations for Restricted Licence Banks in the UAE

by Mark Brown / Marianna Margaritidou

The Central Bank of the UAE (“CBUAE”) has been, for several years, issuing restricted commercial banking licences to foreign bank branches allowing them to offer facilities only to corporate clients in the UAE.

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