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Insurance & Reinsurance

The Legal 500: 2nd Edition Insurance & Reinsurance Comparative Guide

Michael Kortbawi and Raghad Hammad contribute to the UAE Chapter of  The Legal 500: 2nd Edition Insurance & Reinsurance Comparative Guide.

This country-specific Q&A gives a pragmatic overview of the law and practice of insurance & reinsurance law in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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The Impact of Dubai Fires: Fire Damage and Tenant’s Insurance – What Every Landlord & Tenant Needs to Know

by Michael Kortbawi

 

The recent Zen Tower fire in Dubai Marina is the just the latest in a spate of high profile tower fires to sweep the city in recent years – Tamweel Tower in JLT in November 2012, the ironically named Torch Tower in Marina in February […]

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ICLG Insurance & Reinsurance 2018 Legal Guide

We are happy to announce the collaboration between BSA and International Comparative Legal Guides (ICLG) on the ICLG Insurance & Reinsurance Legal Guide for the year 2018.

Michael Kortbawi, Partner at BSA’s Dubai office, a prominent Middle Eastern Insurance lawyer, has been a longtime contributor to regional […]

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BSA announces the launch of Spanish and Latin American Desk

The renowned regional law firm, BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP, introduce the firm’s second foreign desk in a market leading affiliation with Spanish based law firm, Lupicinio International Law Firm

BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP is delighted to announce the unveiling of its […]

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New VAT Implications Impacting The Region – Key Measures To Consider For Insurers In The GCC

 

It is crucial for businesses to start the preparation process early, as an understanding of the potential impact of VAT on the business will reduce friction in the ongoing process. VAT liabilities are generally self-assessed, with errors often leading to harsh penalties, time-consuming interactions with […]

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Halal Certification And The Need To Set Unified International Standards

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The importation of meat and poultry products into Gulf Cooperation Council (“GCC”) nations, and other Islamic countries, is big business. One issue that has caused uncertainty in this important international market segment, is the necessity to obtain proper Halal Certification […]

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Lost in Translation

As a market participant, it is crucial to effectively communicate with the regulator to avoid pitfalls that arise out of misunderstandings with regard to expectations and applicable standards, explains Barry Greenberg.

Anyone engaged in the UAE insurance market, whether on behalf of an insurer, claims administrator, broker, advisor […]

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