What’s Got Hot in the Internet of Things?
In the UAE, the IoT market is (on a conservative basis) expected to double over the next five years.
Importation of IT and Telecoms Equipment into Saudi Arabia
Tech Projects Gone Wrong
Effectively Managing Disputes
Proptech (Part One)
Smart Buildings, Co-Working Spaces, Effects on the Retail Sector and Autonomous Vehicles
Increased Compliance Scrutiny
Construction and the Technological Revolution
The Entrepreneurship Ecosystem in Egypt
Potential and Obstacles
Al Tamimi & Company at the forefront of the Healthcare Sector in Egypt
For many years there has been a lot of debate about the reform of the healthcare sector in Egypt and the last five years witnessed major reform plans undertaken by the government to entice opportunities in the industry and to tackle several deep core problems. Click to learn more about the challenges, opportunities, and reform plans that businesses will face operating in the Egypt market.
The Latest Legal News and Developments from the MENA Region.
Al Tamimi & Company appoints Abdullah Mutawi to co-head the firm’s Corporate Commercial practice
Dubai, 13 February 2019: Al Tamimi & Company, the largest law firm in the Middle East, is pleased to announce the appointment of Abdullah Mutawi as the joint head of the firm’s Corporate Commercial practice. Abdullah will co-lead the practice with Gary Watts, the current head of Al Tamimi’s Corporate Commercial practice,…
Port of Fujairah Bans Use of Open-Loop Scrubbers
Please be advised that the Port of Fujairah recently issued a notice banning the use of open-loop scrubbers in port waters. Notice to Mariners No. 252, issued by the Harbour Master, states: “[The] Port of Fujairah has decided to ban the use of open-loop scrubbers in its waters. Ships will have to use…
Al Tamimi & Company Launches CSR Project ‘Children of Tomorrow’
Al Tamimi & Company (“Al Tamimi“), the largest law firm in the Middle East with 17 offices across 9 countries, has launched its ‘Children of Tomorrow’ Project as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility commitment. The Project aims to raise awareness of existing laws governing the welfare and rights of children (including…
Al Tamimi & Company Appoints Martin Hayward as new Head of Technology, Media and Telecommunications Practice
Dubai, 12 December 2018: Al Tamimi & Company, the largest law firm in the Middle East, has appointed Martin Hayward as the new Head of the Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) practice, based in the Dubai office. Prior to joining Al Tamimi, Martin gained extensive regional experience working in-house for a US…
UAE Strengthens its Position as a Leading Arbitration Hub: Long-awaited Amendment of Article 257 of the UAE Penal Code on Arbitrators’ Criminal Liability Enters into Force
We are pleased to inform you that Article 257 of Federal Law No. 3 of 1987 Promulgating the Penal Code (“Penal Code”) has been amended to exclude arbitrators from the scope of its application. Article 257 was amended by Federal Decree by Law No. 7 of 2016 in October 2016 to impose…
How to comply with the New DIFC Companies Regime
Watch a short video by Noff Al Khafaji, Associate here highlighting some key benefits of the new DIFC companies regime. Further to our latest alert regarding the introduction of the new companies regime (“New Legislation”) enacted on 12 November 2018 (“Enactment Date”), new and existing DIFC companies must now comply with the…