Money laundering, cybercrime and illegal immigration are three main challenges the region faces as criminals use new technologies to try and escape from law enforcement agencies, said a top Interpol expert.
Thirteen Interpol exper
Charles Russell, a leading full service law firm, has opened a new office in Qatar as part of its Middle East expansion strategy.
The office will provide clients with specialisms in the real estate, construction, banking and sport
The head of the UAE Banks Federation has called for sanctions to be introduced to back up the country's new mortgage law, including suspending banks from offering real estate products.
The country is bringing in new regulation
International law firm Taylor Wessing has appointed Habibullah as the new head of banking for its Middle East office based in Dubai.
Habib is well known to Taylor Wessing, having spent the first ten years of his career in the Lond
Bahrain Industry and Commerce Minister Dr Hassan Fakhro held a key meeting with senior government officials to discuss the development of a commercial companies law, said a report.
The meeting was attended by Transportation Minist
Millions of Americans will learn on Tuesday what President Barack Obama's landmark healthcare law actually means for them, as the administration opens new insurance marketplaces in 50 states despite the government shutdown.
Saudi Arabia has passed landmark legislation aimed at protecting women, children and domestic workers against domestic abuse, a human rights official said, in a move aimed at reducing hidden violence against women in the kingdom.
Saudi Arabia has passed a new law which treats domestic abuse as a crime, a report said.
The cabinet has extended the law to providing treatment and shelter to victims of violence, added the report in Arab News.
Bahrainis convicted of acts of terrorism could have their nationality revoked as part of tough new laws which His Majesty King Hamad has asked to be enforced as soon as possible.
The proposal to curb rising levels of street violence was
Dubai Courts has provided free legal advice to 600 litigants, the equivalent of 950-hour via its pro bono ‘Sure’ service, in co-operation with the law firms in Dubai.
The ‘Sure’ initiative aims to enhance c