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An introduction to VAT in the Gulf states

A new Value Added Tax (VAT) is to be introduced in the Gulf States with effect from 1 January 2018. This article provides an overview of how it will operate.

Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 20 July 2017 | Practice Area: Consumer

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Frustration in Qatar: The contractual consequences for the shipping industry

On 5 June 2017, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain issued statements cutting ties with Qatar. This article looks at the implications for the region's shipping industry.

Law Firm: 20 Essex Street | Published: 10 July 2017 | Practice Area: Administrative and Public Law

Qatar: diplomatic ties severed – implications for business

Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain have severed diplomatic ties with, and transport links to, Qatar. This article looks at initial issues that companies may take into consideration to ensure business continuity.

Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 13 June 2017 | Practice Area: Telecoms

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Arab countries sever links with Qatar

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt and Bahrain have severed diplomatic relations with their neighbour and GCC trading partner Qatar.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 08 June 2017 | Practice Area: Contract Law

How to improve human rights policies in international football

More than six years ago, FIFA awarded the World Cup 2022 to Qatar. Even today the discussion on this largely criticized decision has not yet stopped.

Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 14 March 2017 | Practice Area: Construction

The A-Z of construction law in Qatar

This A-Z guide to construction law in Qatar answers some of the common questions raised in relation to the legal aspects of concepts familiar to the construction and engineering industry.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 27 April 2016 | Practice Area: Professional Indemnity

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The sukuk handbook: a guide to structuring sukuk

Islamic finance is expanding beyond the Middle East. This Latham & Watkins guide, which outlines the various sukuk structures and their suitability with respect to an issuer's assets, aims to help investors and issuers navigate the Islamic finance market.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 10 June 2015 | Practice Area: Company Capital Maintenance

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Legal developments in the Gulf Cooperation Council region: Q1 in review

This Linklaters briefing summarises a selection of the major developments in the laws of the Gulf Cooperation Council region (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates) in the first quarter of 2015, with links to further reading where available.

Law Firm: Linklaters | Published: 07 May 2015 | Practice Area: Arbitration

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Dispute resolution in the Middle East: a year in perspective

2014 proved to be yet another transformative one for dispute resolution in the Middle East. This DLA Piper briefing looks back at the major developments throughout the year, with a selection of articles covering the key issues and their potential impact on business interests.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 10 March 2015 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade

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Centre of excellence: how Qatar is attracting more international business to its financial centre

The Qatar Financial Centre has broad appeal, with one of the most competitive tax environments in the world, a first-class legal system based on English common law, and a robust regulatory regime. This article looks at the moves beeing made to attract more international business to Qatar.

Law Firm: The QFC Authority | Published: 18 February 2015 | Practice Area: Succession Planning and Trusts

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