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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).

It […]

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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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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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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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Iran – Early Bird Benefits

 

Iran Sanctions Agreement

The 14th July announcement that the Islamic Republic of Iran and the E3 + 3 nations (the United States, Great Britain, France, Germany, Russia and China, together also known as the P5 + 1) have, after long running negotiations, entered into a comprehensive agreement whereby Iran […]

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UAE brokers face tougher Insurance Authority rules

Rima Mrad, a Partner at Dubai-based law firm Bin Shabib & Associates, has stated these new requirements should be a positive step for the UAE’s brokerage sector, improving standards and encouraging mergers and acquisitions.

For the first time, the new rules will require broker firms to […]

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