MISHCON INTERNATIONAL: MIDDLE EAST
The Middle East. Spanning two continents, the cultural, political and economic significance of the region resonates through our shared global history. Read more
As temperatures rose to record levels in hot, parched regions of the Middle East and North Africa this summer, the United Nations issued a call for urgent action to safeguard the livelihoods of millions in the Arab states facing extreme risk from climate change.
The United Arab Emirates has become a byword for rapid growth and economic transformation as skyscrapers mushroomed, shopping malls sprawled and artificial islands rose from the waters of the Gulf.
The Abu Dhabi Global Market, Abu Dhabi’s financial centre, introduced a law of foundations on 17 August 2017, based on existing common law models.
Dr. Gordon Blanke is an International Commercial & Investment Arbitration Partner in DWF LLP's Middle East office, based in Dubai. He has worked on arbitrations across a variety of industry sectors, including private equity, banking and finance, construction/real estate, commodities, hospitality, oil and gas and shipping.
Shaistah Akhtar is a Partner specialising in commercial litigation, fraud, investigations and regulatory compliance.
The fight is on to attract business away from London. But what should banks be thinking about when deciding where to move?
Summer feels like it is already here. Given the upcoming electoral calendar the political temperature will also likely rise.
While the United Kingdom’s decision to withdraw from the European Union has been capturing the headlines in Europe, there is increasing evidence that the decision is making waves on a global scale. As the value of sterling declines and sell-offs continue on the London Stock Exchange, what sort of impact will be felt in Dubai?
In the recently published ‘2017 Edelman Trust Barometer’ the UAE was once again, for the sixth consecutive year, ranked 2nd globally for public trust in its government. It is this trust and confidence that helps the UAE to continue to perform so well across a multitude of industries. This growth is especially evident in Dubai.