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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
03 Jun 2021

Rail Infrasructure Projects in the GCC

Rail Infrasructure Projects in the GCC Rail Projects are always an ambitious and expensive affair every country hopes for, not to mention the long time periods required to complete and establish such projects as operational. While providing extensive environmental benefits, reducing the pollution created by cars and other heavy operational…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
23 May 2021

Banking Laws of Bahrain

Q&A Bahrain Banking Regulatons 2020 1. What are the main laws regulating the banking sector Bahrain and what do they cover? Laws relevant to the Banking sector in the Kingdom of Bahrain include – - The Central Bank of Bahrain and Financial Institutions Law 2006 Bahrain Stock Exchange Law 1987;…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
12 Apr 2021

Franchising in Bahrain 2020-2021

Franchising 2020 1. Is there a specific law governing franchise relationships in this jurisdiction? The primary pieces of legislation with regard to franchise arrangements in Bahrain are the Commercial Agency Law, Bahrain Law No. 10/1992, as amended (the Agency Law) and its Implementing Regulation, Bahrain Regulation No. 2/1993 (the Implementing…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
21 Feb 2021

Manufacturing, Registration, Importation and Export of Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices in Bahrain

Pharma 2020 Bahrain 1. What are the main laws governing the manufacture and sale of pharmaceuticals in Bahrain? Bahrain Decree-Law No. 18/1997 with Respect to the Practice of Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Centres (as amended by Bahrain Decree-Law No. 20/2015) (the Law). 2. Are there any significant differences in this area…

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Law Firms in Dubai
20 Feb 2021

Anti-Trust Laws in the Kingdom of Bahrain

Competition Law, 2020: Bahrain 1. What is the name of the main regulator/ regulators governing the competition law in this jurisdiction? The Authority for Promotion and Protection of Competition. 2. In the context of a merger acquisition in what circumstances, are the seller and/or the purchaser required to notify the…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
12 Dec 2020

Crypto Asset Exchange – Bahrain

Crypto Asset Exchange – Bahrain Introduction Cryptocurrencies gained traction all across the world since its inception, considering this growth in popularity and use, industry experts, praise its potential. This digital currency went from being a mere concept to virtual reality. In the Gulf Region, Bahrain and Abu Dhabi are a…

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Lawyers in Dubai
06 Dec 2020

Artificial Intelligence and The Criminal Justice System

Artificial Intelligence & The Criminal Justice System Introduction  As Stephen Hawking once said, “Artificial Intelligence is either the best or the worst thing to happen to humanity.” The fact that the system is constantly evolving and learning from our routine behavior allows it to adapt and become a sophisticated technology…

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Financial Lawyers in Bahrain
15 Oct 2020

Initial Public Offering- Bahrain

Initial Public Offering- Kingdom of Bahrain Securities and Assets Securities is a financial instrument that is negotiable and holds some type of monetary value. It is equivalent to an ownership position in a corporation through stock. Securities can be categorized into three types: Equities Debts Derivatives Securities are defined in…

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Employment Lawyers in Dubai
06 Oct 2020

Bahrain Employment Law and Employee Rights

Bahrain Employment Law and Employee Rights Law Number 36 of 2012, the promulgation of the labor law in the private sector (the “Law”) repealed and replaced the more archaic Labor Law for the Private Sector, Law Number 23 of 1976. The New Law is a milestone for the private sector…

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competition Laws in UAE
15 Sep 2020

Competition Law in Bahrain

Competition Law in Bahrain “The heart of our national economy long has been faith in the value of competition” -Standard Oil Co. v. FTC, 340 U.S. 231, 248, 71 S. Ct. 240 (1951) Firms conducting anti-competitive behavior may find their agreements to be unenforceable and risk being fined for particularly…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
05 Sep 2020

Copyright Registration in the Middle East

Copyright Registration in the Middle East  Admittedly, the Middle East has something of a "Wild West" reputation, when it comes to some business behaviors. One of the most protuberant of these is the Middle Eastern perception of copying someone as a form of flattery, rather than as theft. In this…

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Financial Lawyers in UAE
16 Aug 2020

Securities Finance in Bahrain

Securities Finance in Bahrain What are Securities and Assets? Securities is a financial instrument that is negotiable and holds some type of monetary value. It is equivalent to an ownership position in a corporation through the stock. Securities can be categorized into three types: Equities Debts Derivatives Equities Equity security…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
14 Jul 2020

Extradition Treaty of UAE

Extradition Treaty of UAE In International Law, extradition is when one state (Requesting state) requests another state (Requested state), to effect the return of a person for trial for a crime punishable under the Requesting state's laws and committed outside the Requested state (state of refuge). The extraditable person could…

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Company Formation in Bahrain
16 Jun 2020

Free Zone Bahrain Logistic Zone

Free Zone Bahrain Logistic Zone Q1. What law established this Zone? The Bahrain Logistics Zone is the first boutique logistics park in the region which was launched in 2008 and is strategically located adjacent to Khalifa Bin Salman Port, which is a state-of-the-art port in Bahrain, towards the North. Q2.…

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