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.
From a proposed new “cloud hub” in Saudi Arabia to a project by Dubai to put blockchain at the heart of its so-called Silicon Oasis, Middle East governments are putting cutting edge technology at the heart of plans to transform their economies. The Saudis are even planning to build an entire new high-tech zero carbon
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.