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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
Kuwait’s Ministry of Health (“MOH”) issued Resolution No. 100 of 2023 in April 2023 (“Resolution 100/2023”). Resolution 100/2023 repeals a previous MOH resolution from 2022, which regulated the mechanism for importing non-registered medicines and pharmaceutical products. Further, it adds a new article to Resolution No. 361 of 2019. The new article allows for medicines used in the diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of diseases and registered with international supervisory authorities without any alternative replacements available, to be registered at the request of authorities at the Ministry of Health. This will be done in accordance with the requirements set out by the Department for the Registration and Control of Medical and Plant Based Medicines at the Ministry of Health.
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