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Qatar 2022 World Cup: Laws, Changes And Legacy Benefits
The 2022 FIFA World Cup™ is shaping up to be a momentous event. It will be the first to be held in the Middle East and the first to be hosted by an Arab country.
23 Aug 2018
BIM-Enabled Projects And Construction Contracts In The Middle East
governments and developers in the GCC continue to mandate the use of Building Information Modelling ("BIM") on sophisticated construction projects, a basic understanding of the contractual concepts ...
United Arab Emirates
26 Jun 2018
Main Contractors May Not Be Liable For The Nominated Subcontractors' Delay
The UAE Civil Transaction Code ("CTC") provides in article (890) that the main contractor may sub-contract the construction contract, in whole, or in part, unless otherwise agreed in the construction contract.
Saudi Arabia
26 Jun 2018
Egypt's Economic Renaissance: Mega Projects And Their Framework
For the last four years, Egypt has made significant and multifaceted efforts to grow its economy by both attracting foreign investments for a wide range of economic activities as well as developing...
26 Jun 2018
What Happens When It All Goes Wrong? Terminating A Construction Contract From A UAE Law Perspective
Termination is a drastic step and it is an option which should never be taken lightly.
United Arab Emirates
23 Jun 2015
Infrastructure Projects In Saudi Arabia: Getting Qualified
Pre-qualification is used to identify contractors who have the necessary experience, know-how and resources to successfully carry out a particular scope of work or project.
Saudi Arabia
23 Jun 2015
Construction Claims: Recovering The Costs Of Additional Preliminaries
Those involved in the region’s construction industry will be well aware that over the last couple of years there has been a rapid expansion in the number of construction claims and disputes.
United Arab Emirates
17 Feb 2011
Renegotiation - Should You Or Shouldn’t You?
We have all heard the story before: a contractor on a development made a huge windfall when the price of steel and concrete plummeted as a result of the global economic slowdown.
United Arab Emirates
9 Dec 2010
Establishing a Construction Entity in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Undeniably the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has experienced a sustained period of stability and prosperity. Up until mid 2008 the global demand for oil, coupled with oil reaching record prices (USD147 per barrel), contributed to the Kingdom’s amassing of an enormous fiscal envelope.
Saudi Arabia
7 Nov 2010
Overview of the New Disclosure Regime and Consumer Protection in Dubai
In terms of Article 32 of the JOP Law, the Chairman of the Land Department was entitled to implement regulations as required to ensure a comprehensive strata title regime.
United Arab Emirates
1 Nov 2010
Construction Disputes - What Are The Common Issues In Dispute?
Clients regularly ask how the Dubai construction market is doing since the financial crisis hit in late 2008.
United Arab Emirates
27 Oct 2010
The Heat is On
Summer is here at last and as temperatures are expected to soar for the next few months, the UAE Government has just extended the summer midday working break.
United Arab Emirates
8 Aug 2010
Bridging the contractual gap between an employer and a sub-contractor
What are the rights of an employer in the event a nominated sub-contractor fails to deliver the standard or quality of material and workmanship that the employer had expected to receive?
United Arab Emirates
16 Jul 2010
Dubai Land Department Procedures For Developers To Terminate Or To Mutually Agree To Cancel/Consolidate Units With Investors
As a result of the financial crisis many developers have been forced to seek termination of unit sale and purchase agreements ("SPAs") executed with investors or to mutually agree to cancel or consolidate units.
United Arab Emirates
29 Jun 2010
The Dubai Land Department & RERA: Legislative Agenda for 2010 An Interview with Emad Eldin Farouq
Emad Eldin Farouq, Senior Legal Advisor at the Dubai Land Department, is centrally involved in the process of identifying and facilitating the introduction of new legislation necessary to create a comprehensive system of property laws and regulations in the Emirate of Dubai.
United Arab Emirates
6 Apr 2010
Gulf Developers Eye Iraq’s Housing Sector
On 23rd November 2009, Iraq’s Parliament approved the first draft Amendment to Law No 13 of 2006 (the "Investment Law"). The Amendment is designed to encourage applications from foreign developers to invest in and develop new housing projects in Iraq through the availability of land ownership and other incentives.
18 Mar 2010
Update On Property Laws Regulations In Dubai
Al Tamimi & Company, in conjunction with the Dubai Land Department provided an Update on Property Laws & Regulations in Dubai on 27 January 2009 at the Godolphin Ballroom, Emirates Towers.
United Arab Emirates
24 Feb 2009
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