As we witness the evolution of the regulatory landscape across the MENA region, it was timely for us to investigate and lift the lid, on what is keeping the region’s legal decision-makers awake at night.
Our first-of-its-kind report titled Legal Leaders in MENA is out now! It captures the views of 700 legal decision-makers across nine countries and 13 industry sectors in MENA, as well as in-depth interviews with experts from key sectors such as financial services and education to name a few, which revealed the emerging risks and priorities challenging the legal sector across the region.
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On Thursday 26 February 2020, the UAE’s Federal Transport Authority (the “FTA”) issued Circular No. 2 of 2020 concerning measures against the coronavirus threat. Pertinently, the circular states that:
A day earlier on 25 February 2020, Kuwait’s Ministry of Communications published Circular No. 3 of 2020 entitled “NOVEL CORONAVIRUS ALERT”. This circular instructs that all Kuwaiti sea ports are:
Please get in touch if you require legal advice. Our team of lawyers in 17 offices across nine countries in the Middle East would be available to assist.Kuwait had also earlier in the same week made similar prohibitions on arrivals of ships and persons from Iran. Government and port authorities in the Middle East have recently been issuing directives to combat the spread of the coronavirus via official circulars and the general media, and we expect this trend to continue. We therefore recommend members of the maritime community to stay in touch with various information platforms and their agents.