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Rima Mrad

ICLG Data Protection 2018: UAE Chapter

BSA’s Rima Mrad and Nadim Bardawil contribute to the UAE Chapter of the ICLG Guide to Data Protection 2018. The Guide covers relevant legislation and competent authorities, definitions, territorial scope, key principles, individual rights, registration formalities and prior approval, appointment of a data protection officer and appointment […]

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Meritas Guide to Employee Non-Compete Agreements in Europe, Middle East and Africa
Rima Mrad

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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The UAE sets up national regulatory Shariah authority

This month witnessed the much-awaited announcement regarding the establishment of a national regulatory authority for Shariah in the UAE which is expected to further promote the overall local Islamic economy.

Earlier in May, the UAE cabinet approved the launch of a national regulatory Shariah authority which will […]

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INTAX Expo Global Summit 2016

Speaker at INTAX Expo Global Summit 2016.

Hosted by INTAX Expo, at Conrad Hotel on 14 – 15 March 2016, Dubai, UAE.

Topic: Investing Globally – Flexible Corporate Structures

Presenter: Rima Mrad, Partner

Rima looked at:

Current Investment Environment
Value of FDI
International Investments
Corporate Structures – How to decide on […]

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The UAE Islamic finance industry hits the ground running in 2016

The UAE is moving ahead with its plans with respect to the development of the Islamic economy. 2016 started with the announcement of a number of Islamic compliant transactions that further foster Dubai’s objective to become a global Islamic capital.

Islamic products are getting more popular and […]

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Growth of the Islamic banking sector in the UAE on track

The Islamic finance sector in the UAE during 2015 featured a substantial expansion. The nature of growth witnessed
throughout the first and second quarter of 2015 was mainly seen in the banking, finance and insurance sectors. There has also been a growing interest in the Shariah compliant structures […]

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