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
Over the past 6 months healthcare regulatory authorities across the UAE have taken substantial action to ensure that all stakeholders in the healthcare sector, and all people that are residing in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), are working together to flatten the Coronavirus (COVID-19) curve in the country.
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoH), The Abu Dhabi Department of Health (DoH), The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and The Dubai Healthcare City Authority (DHCA) have all enacted legislation, published circulars and drafted guidelines based on the recommendations of the World Health Organization (WHO), medical professionals and scientists.
Banks and Regulators in the UAE have also announced a series of relief measures for individuals and businesses to contain the economic consequences and aid those who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The most prominent of the measures prescribed by the respective healthcare regulatory authorities of the UAE over the past few months include:
This circular was issued for the sake of the safety of patients participating in medical research and clinical trials in general, and in particular in research related to COVID-19 treatment. The DoH require that all health facilities adhere to the following:
These guidelines offer an explanation of the criteria and mechanisms for the implementation of measures to protect the residents of Dubai from the spread of COVID-19.
The business relief packages vary for those businesses within the DHCA which are termed as ‘Directly Impacted Segments’ and those which are termed as ‘Other Segments’;
Businesses within the ‘Directly Impacted’ segments include Community Outlets, Complementary and Alternative Medicine services, Continuing Education for Health Professionals, Cosmetics, Aesthetics, Dermatology and Plastic Surgery services, Dental services, Educational support services, Food & Beverage Outlets, Higher Education providers, Hotels, Ophthalmology services, Personal Care Centres, Schools, Support services, Technical & Occupational Skills and Wellness Studios;
Business that fall within the ‘Other Segments’ include pharmacies and supermarkets include convenience stores, grocery stores and mini stores.
Al Tamimi & Company’s specialist healthcare lawyers, regularly advise on legal and regulatory matters concerning the healthcare sector. For more details on our offering and how we can assist you, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you would like to have additional information on any of the topics covered above, or with other matters that are impacting your business with regard to COVID-19, please contact our special coronavirus email address: COVIDemail@example.com.