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Relocation of Regional Headquarters to Saudi Arabia
Relocation of Regional Headquarters to Saudi Arabia
December 6, 2022

In the announcement of the strategic goals of Saudi Arabia’s capital entitled “the Future Investment Initiative Riyadh 2030” on 15 February 2021, the Saudi government established new requirements whereby international companies are required to relocate their regional headquarters (RHQ) into Saudi Arabia in order to access government tenders and contracts… Read more

UAE sets out legal major overhaul of personal and family laws
UAE sets out legal major overhaul of per...
November 30, 2022

The Unites Arab Emirates (UAE) has embarked on one of the most significant overhauls of the legal system in years, with changes to personal and family laws, and other areas affecting people’s daily lives. The laws, effective immediately, reflect progressive measures to improve living standards, and for the UAE to… Read more

Intellectual Property Protection under Saudi Arabian Laws
Intellectual Property Protection under S...
November 28, 2022

Intellectual property rights play an important role in the Saudi economy especially with the technology and entertainment revolution in recent years. Such revolution has lead the government of Saudi Arabia to enter into international treaties and enact laws to protect intellectual property rights including Copyrights, Patents, Trademarks, Integrated Circuit Rights,… Read more

ADGM: Pioneering Digital Transformation in the Legal and Justice System
ADGM: Pioneering Digital Transformation ...
November 11, 2022

On 11 November 2022, the Abu Dhabi Global Markets (ADGM) Arbitration Centre launched the world’s first “mediation in the metaverse” service. This service will revolutionize the delivery of mediation globally, immediately transforming the court-annexed mediation scheme conducted by ADGM courts into the next generation approach to mediation ADGM’s unique metaverse… Read more

“The Riyadh convention is not part of DIFC law” an appeal ruled by the DIFC court
“The Riyadh convention is not part of ...
June 17, 2022

On May 21, 2021, the DIFC Court of Appeal ruled in Lahela v Lameez that the Riyadh Convention is not part of DIFC law, and in any event provides a non-exclusive service regime. This appeal is concerned with the service of documents relating to proceedings brought in the court by… Read more

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on employment and lease relations in Kuwait.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on...
April 20, 2022

Over the last few days, we have received an increasing number of enquirers from employers about what they should being doing, from both an employment law and human resources (“HR”) perspective, about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). We have also received queries from landlords and tenants regarding the status of lease… Read more

Client Alert: Coronavirus – Can it be deemed a Force Majeure event in Kuwait?
Client Alert: Coronavirus – Can it be ...
March 30, 2020

The recognition of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) as a pandemic by the World Health Organization has had a tremendous impact on business globally. This has caused questions related to the applicability of force majeure clauses in contracts to come to the forefront. Specifically, some business have sought to use force majeure… Read more

Firm news

MEYSAN ADVISES BEYOUT INVESTMENT GROUP HOLDING ON SUCCESSFUL OFFERING AND LISTING ON KUWAIT STOCK EXCHANGE
MEYSAN ADVISES BEYOUT INVESTMENT GROUP HOLDING ON SUCCESSFUL OFFERING AND LISTING ON KUWAIT STOCK EXCHANGE

Kuwait June 11, 2024 - Meysan advised Beyout Investment Group Holding (“BIG”), a family business group managing integrated services portfolios, on the successful offering of 90,000,000 ordinary shares, representing 30% of BIG issued share capital and its listing on the Premier Market of the Kuwait Stock Exchange. This landmark transaction… Read more ...

MEYSAN ADVISES AGILITY ON LANDMARK USD 4.5 BILLION ABU DHABI SECURITIES EXCHANGE DEBUT
MEYSAN ADVISES AGILITY ON LANDMARK USD 4.5 BILLION ABU DHABI SECURITIES EXCHANGE DEBUT

Abu Dhabi — A team of lawyers from international law firm Meysan recently acted as legal advisor to Agility Public Warehousing Company KSCP (“Agility”) on the successful direct listing on the main market of the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) of shares in subsidiary, Agility Global PLC (“Agility Global”).  Agility Global is a… Read more ...

Meysan provides advisory services to ALLUB Industrial Company in the acquisition of 100% stake of Al Aber Global Industrial Company
Meysan provides advisory services to ALLUB Industrial Company in the acquisition of 100% stake of Al Aber Global Industrial Company

Meysan Partners’ Riyadh office provided advisory services to ALLUB Industrial Company, a subsidiary of a large Kuwait based group (“Allub”), regarding the acquisition of 100% stake of Al Aber Global Industrial Company, a leading group operating in transformative industries and construction services in Saudi Arabia. The planned acquisition was executed… Read more ...

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