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May 6, 2020

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The Carrier’s Responsibility in General Average

One hears general average referred to as a specific marine insurance term. This is not so. There principle of general average is enshrined in international maritime law and existed long before marine insurance came into being. When a cargo carrier...

May 6, 2020

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Jordan’s king calls for investment in country’s youth

RIYADH: The Jordanian ruler, King Abdullah II, has called on business and world leaders to invest in his nation’s youth, saying that while they account for a small proportion of the region’s population, they still played a significant role. He...

May 23, 2020

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Saudi’s new e-commerce law to accelerate $21bln market growth – analysts

Firms selling products into the kingdom could face penalties of up to $266,634 for breaching new rules By Nada Al Rifai, ZAWYA The new electronic commerce law passed by the Saudi Cabinet last week is set to further accelerate the kingdom’s...

June 29, 2022

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Saudi Arabia: The Ministry of Commerce Invites Comments on the Draft Consumer Protection Law

On 31 March 2022, the Ministry of Commerce published for consultation a draft Consumer Protection Law (“Draft Law“) on the Public Consultation Platform, which will close for comments on 15 May 2022. The Draft Law is intended to be administered by a...

June 29, 2022

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UAE updates cybercrime law

The UAE’s national cybercrimes legislation was last updated in 2012, but has now been repealed and replaced as part of the country’s legal reform programme by Federal Decree-Law No. 34 of 2021 Concerning the Fight Against Rumours and Cybercrime (the...

June 29, 2022

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Be Prepared: The New UAE Labor Law – A Milestone Development for the UAE

The Federal Decree-Law No. 33 of 2021 (the New Labor Law) came into force on 2 February 2022 and is a new decree-law that regulates labor relations and employment practice in the private sector within the UAE. The New Labor...