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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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New measures seek to address fire safety risks at Dubai’s tall towers

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 […]

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Corporate Counsel Middle East Awards 2016

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 […]

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Takaful in Iran: New Frontier or False Dawn?

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.
Iran
The easternmost country of the Middle East […]

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D&O Liability Insurance Conference

Speaker at the 25th D&O Liability Insurance Conference.

Hosted by C5, at Grange Tower Bridge Hotel, London, UK on 8 – 9 March 2016.

Topic: The Impact of International Sanctions on D&O Liability Policies

Presenter: Michael Kortbawi, Partner

Michael alongside two other speakers covered:

How […]

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