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Welcome to the latest edition of Law Update titled “Rise of Generative AI.”
In this edition, we dive into the dynamic world of Technology, Media, and Telecommunications (TMT) across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. TMT continues to play a vital role in positioning the region as an international business and social hub, driving significant growth and innovation.
Our focus in this Law Update is on the sector’s ongoing potential to advance and propel the region toward a more digital economy. We explore the benefits of embracing a digital transformation and how local authorities have responded by enhancing regulations to accommodate the evolving TMT landscape.
This edition covers a range of topics, including – the new Telecommunications & Information Technology Law in Saudi Arabia, the intricacies of trademarks in the Metaverse, and the legal challenges faced by the video game industry. Additionally, we take a regional perspective, discussing jurisdictions such as Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Oman, and Bahrain to provide a comprehensive understanding of the TMT landscape.
We hope you thoroughly enjoy this packed issue of Law Update, filled with captivating articles that address key legal issues within a vital sector for the region.Read the full edition
Dubai, UAE: Al Tamimi & Company has won the Corporate Counsel’s Middle East Law Firm of the Year Award, underlining a strong year for the region’s largest law firm.
Al Tamimi was praised for its excellence in training and employee development schemes, with the judging panel praising the firm for “its commitment to the advancement of local legal talent and client care.”
Al Tamimi was also highly commended in the Corporate Team of the Year category, and shortlisted for six awards in total. The Corporate Counsel Middle East Awards, hosted by Legal Week and now in its fourth year, celebrates legal excellence in the Middle East and is open to in-house legal teams and law firms operating throughout the region.
Success at the awards ceremony follows a strong year for Al Tamimi. Over the last 12 months, the firm grew to over 600 employees and now has 52 partners, both being significant internal milestones for the company. The firm also expanded its operational presence by opening new offices in Cairo and Jeddah in 2015. Al Tamimi has cultivated a well-established track record in advising on high-profile IPOs over the past year, working on every listing in the UAE. It is also one of the first law firms granted the jurisdiction to provide Private Notary Services by the Government of Dubai.
Husam Hourani, Managing Partner at Al Tamimi & Company, said:
“We are truly delighted with our success at the Corporate Counsel Middle East Awards, which is a strong indicator that we are continuing to cement our position as one of the leading law firms in the region.
Al Tamimi & Company has had a great year to date and that is testament to all our lawyers’ experience, expertise and dedication to clients. I am extremely proud of what has been achieved in recent months and look forward to that positive momentum continuing in 2016.”
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