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  • Spoiler alert: new (and) enhanced contract? NEC4

    Article

    Submitted: 15 March 2017

    We have waited 12 years but we are now just weeks away from the new suite of NEC contracts which will be known as NEC4. The NEC has issued a paper setting out some of the features of the new contracts, we summarise the key ones.

  • Cayman Islands extends CRS notification and reporting dates

    Article

    Submitted: 10 March 2017

    The Cayman Islands have announced that CRS notification and first reporting deadlines have been extended by two months.

  • New Qatar Arbitration Law

    Article

    Submitted: 01 March 2017

    Philip Norman and Paul Bradley examine Qatar’s new Arbitration Law and consider some of the impacts on current and future arbitrations and enforcement in the State.

  • Are the programmes requirements of NEC too complicated? Restricted access

    Online Learning

    Submitted: 28 February 2017

    Clause 31.2 contains a very long list of must be included within a compliant programme, as a minimum and 32.1 adds to that for each update. Isn’t that really all too much particularly if the project is a relatively simple one?

  • Float and time risk allowance are the same aren't they? Restricted access

    Online Learning

    Submitted: 28 February 2017

    Within the requirements for the content of an NEC programme is that it should show both time risk allowance and float. What are the practical and programming differences between the two? How do you make sure you show them and use them effectively?

  • Is the programme I submitted with a CE a revised programme under 32.2? Restricted access

    Online Learning

    Submitted: 28 February 2017

    The contract requires that any compensation event that is said to have an impact on planned Completion must be supported by the alterations needed to the Accepted Programme (62.2). Does that mean a new programme has to be submitted and if it does is that then the new Accepted Programme?

  • UAE Securities regulatory regime for promoting and introducing foreign securities comes into force

    Article

    Submitted: 28 February 2017

    This article discusses some recent regulatory changes that have been enacted in onshore United Arab Emirates (UAE) and their impact on firms seeking to carry out cross-border foreign securities promotion in to the UAE.

  • New immigration law in Qatar - legal update

    Article

    Submitted: 23 February 2017

    On 13 December 2016, a new law regulating the entry, exit and residency of expatriates in Qatar entered into force.

  • Financial Services Alerter - January 2017 developments

    Newsletter

    Submitted: 16 February 2017

    Issue 108 of this regular bulletin summarising significant legal and regulatory developments of relevance to the fund management and investment banking communities.

  • Middle East Financial Markets Regulatory Digest - February 2017

    Article

    Submitted: 14 February 2017

    The Middle East Financial Markets Regulatory Digest is a selected collection of articles from elexica on key financial markets and services related regulatory developments in the Middle East.

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