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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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New Insurance Authority regulation to impact insurance consultants

May, 2018
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by Raghad Hammad and Nour Gemayel

 

Published on May 20th, 2018, Decision No. (12) of 2018 issued by the United Arab Emirates (“UAE”) Insurance Authority regulates the licensing and registration of insurance consultants and organizes their operations.

The strict requirements introduced will allow the UAE Insurance Authority […]

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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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Getting The Deal Through – Distribution and Agency 2018

 

Global commerce depends, to a very great extent, on the relationships between manufacturers and suppliers on the one hand and their distributors and commercial agents around the world on the other. These relationships are the linchpin to moving goods and services to new markets around the world […]

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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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Common Reporting Standards in the UAE

October, 2017
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The UAE’s commitment to sharing financial data on individuals and entities under Common Reporting Standards (CSR) has been furthered reinforced by the Insurance Authority Board of Directors Decision No. 32 of 2017 Concerning the Common Reporting Standard Regulation.

The Common Reporting Standard is the brainchild of the […]

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