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  • The new competition law in Saudi Arabia

    Article

    Submitted: 20 May 2019

    A new competition law has been issued in Saudi Arabia which introduces some fundamental changes to the existing competition law regime, including in relation to the applicable merger control procedures.

  • New Health Data Protection Law in the UAE

    Article

    Submitted: 20 May 2019

    Healthcare and patient data regulation in the ME is changing. This article discusses the new law introducing noteworthy obligations around the collection, processing and transfer of Health Data.

  • Financial Services Alerter - April 2019 developments

    Newsletter

    Submitted: 16 May 2019

    Issue 135 of this regular bulletin summarising significant legal and regulatory developments of relevance to the fund management and investment banking communities.

  • OECD Public Consultation on Tax Morale: Simmons & Simmons comments

    Article

    Submitted: 13 May 2019

    Simmons & Simmons response to the Public Consultation Document released by the OECD on 10 April 2019 discussing the factors affecting the tax morale of taxpayers.

  • Abu Dhabi government orders payment to contractors within 30 days

    Article

    Submitted: 13 May 2019

    The Executive Council of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi has issued circular No.1 of 2019 concerning the payment of dues to contractors and suppliers.

  • FIDIC launches new Emerald Book

    Blog Post

    Submitted: 08 May 2019

    The new conditions of contract came out on 07 May 2019.

  • Financial Services Alerter - March 2019 developments

    Newsletter

    Submitted: 29 April 2019

    Issue 134 of this regular bulletin summarising significant legal and regulatory developments of relevance to the fund management and investment banking communities.

  • Legal Headwinds: UK/EU - Quarterly Report - Q2 2019

    Newsletter

    Submitted: 17 April 2019

    The Q2 2019 edition of Legal Headwinds focuses on key legal and regulatory developments relevant to asset managers and financial institutions operating in the UK for the period from 01 April 2019 to 30 June 2019.

  • Mandatory decennial liability insurance in the UAE

    Article

    Submitted: 11 April 2019

    The UAE Insurance Authority plans to introduce mandatory decennial liability insurance for contractors and engineers. ​The UAE Civil Code imposes liability on architects, designers and main contractors for any building collapses and/or structural defects within a ten-year period.

  • Financial Services Alerter - February 2019 developments

    Newsletter

    Submitted: 04 April 2019

    Issue 133 of this regular bulletin summarising significant legal and regulatory developments of relevance to the fund management and investment banking communities.

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