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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

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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Whistleblowing: understanding the global landscape

Eversheds recently conducted research seeking the views of global employers to understand their approach to whistleblowing. The resulting report contains an overview of whistleblowing laws around the world, a look at the results of the survey and the prospects for the future.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 10 June 2015 | Practice Area: Financial Reporting

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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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The UAE's new, more flexible Commercial Companies Law - a look at the details

The United Arab Emirates continues to develop a more sophisticated corporate regulatory regime which has significant implications for government-owned companies, limited liability companies and joint stock companies. This Latham & Watkins briefing looks at the new Commercial Companies Law.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 01 May 2015 | Practice Area: Mergers & Acquisitions

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The new UAE Commercial Companies Law: a guide to the key changes

On 25 March this year, the new UAE Commercial Companies Law was issued. The new law introduces a number of significant changes, especially in connection with fundraising, in particular via initial public offering. This Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton briefing summarises some of the key changes.

Law Firm: Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton | Published: 24 April 2015 | Practice Area: Venture Capital

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Comparing insurance law across jurisdictions: a guide to contract terms

Insurance and reinsurance markets and market participants are become increasingly globalised. In this, the first in a series of articles, Eversheds looks at some of the principles of insurance law in a selection of key jurisdictions across Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 25 March 2015 | Practice Area: Non-Life

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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The Abu Dhabi Global Market free trade zone: details of the proposed legal regime

This Linklaters alert examines some of the key features of the proposed legal and regulatory environment in the Abu Dhabi Global Market, the new international financial free trade zone which is aiming to connect the economies of the Middle East, Africa and South Asia with world markets.

Law Firm: Linklaters | Published: 05 February 2015 | Practice Area: Practice and Procedure

With regard to disregard: gross negligence in construction contracts

The tort of gross negligence is not a concept that is recognised by English law, but it is a term that is often embedded into key clauses of a construction contract. This article considers the development of the tort of gross negligence in England and Wales and its use in other areas of English law.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 04 February 2015 | Practice Area: Remedies and Enforcement

Rating: 15 people found this useful

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