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Insurance Changes on the Way in the UAE
Raghad Hammad […]
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates
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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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Rima Mrad’s interview with What’s On Dubai re Laws on Charity work and Volunteering
Commercial Corporate and M&A Employment Insurance & Reinsurance
Rima Mrad […]
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You know how you sometimes feel bad enough to not go to work but know that you just have a virus that your body will work through so don’t make the effort to go to the doctor?
Well, a […]
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 […]
During the last couple of years, several towers in Dubai have burst into flames. Tamweel Tower in Jumeirah Lakes Towers in November 2012, The Torch in Marina in February 2015, Address Hotel in Downtown on New Year’s Eve 2015, Sulafa Tower in July 2016: just to name […]
Michael Kortbawi – partner at BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP presented the keynote speech at the Run-Off forum 2016 on Business trends in the UAE, focusing on insurance […]
On Wednesday, 20 July 2016 saw the Sulafa Tower in the Dubai Marina, a 78-storey high-rise residential building, suffer extensive fire damage as a result of the spread of a fire on the exterior of the building.
This building is recorded as having 702 apartments with […]
The Middle East is weathering the tumult of low oil prices. Slowly rising oil prices have restored a degree of calm. Some vital sectors such as construction see an uptake, yet investors remain cautious. Finance and banking are slow to recover. The combination of the recent financial trauma […]
Speaker at Insurance event organised by Reynolds Porter Chamberlain (RPC).
Held in London on 1 June 2016.
Topic: Insurance in Iran
Speaker: Michael Kortbawi, Partner
The topics of discussion were:
Relevance of Iran – demographics, econnomics and insurance players
Legal framework for insurance in Iran – laws, takaful and sanctions […]
The Corporate Counsel Middle East Awards 2016 took place on 12 May 2016 at The Ritz-Carlton, Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai, UAE. The awards aim to recognise exceptional achievement by private practice and in-house lawyers working in local and international companies and law firms.
Senior Partner Dr […]
The lifting of sanctions in Iran could give a major boost to what is already Mena’s dominant Takaful market – but a lack of transparency and fragmentation in the global Takaful industry is clouding the true extent of its potential.
The easternmost country of the Middle East […]