This issue is filled with great insights and expert commentary on areas that are relevant to the legal landscape and highlight how the business community is embracing technology, media and telecommunications. There are various topics covered, from new ways of working and digital transformation in the finance sector to data protection regulatory updates and guidance. We also have a series of articles that focus on e-commerce across a number of jurisdictions.
You will also find insights from our lawyers around real estate analytics, tech trends, and data centres.
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April saw the appointment of Chris Appleby as the new Regional Head of Technology, Media & Telecommunications at Al Tamimi & Company. Based in the Dubai office, Chris is a welcome addition to the team where he brings experience in a wide variety of transactions in a number of jurisdictions including Dubai, Qatar, Australia, Hong Kong and New Zealand.
Chris qualified as a solicitor in Christchurch, New Zealand in 1991, and advises on information technology, telecommunications law and regulation, large-scale IT/telecoms infrastructure procurement, outsourcing, intellectual property and competitive tendering and contracting. Chris has experience in both private sector and government Technology, Media & Telecommunications work and has spent time on secondment as Senior Counsel at Vodafone Qatar and Dell Services in Qatar.