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The Legal 500 Hall of Fame Icon The Legal 500 Hall of Fame highlights individuals who have received constant praise by their clients for continued excellence. The Hall of Fame highlights, to clients, the law firm partners who are at the pinnacle of the profession. In Europe, Middle East and Africa, the criteria for entry is to have been recognised by The Legal 500 as one of the elite leading lawyers for seven consecutive years. These partners are highlighted below and throughout the editorial.
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Press releases and law firm thought leadership

This page is dedicated to keeping readers informed of the latest news and thought leadership articles from law firms across the globe.

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Digital Directions

Digital assets are the foundation of the new economy, and the developments of it continue to hit the headlines regularly. Our Partner & Head of Commercial & Technology, Irina Heaver explains different regulations depending on the nature of the specific assets.  This article was also published in LexisNexis - Middle East. 

Executive Summary of EU GDPR: 10 Action Points for Compliance

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been all over the news recently, and concerns all European Citizens whether based in Europe or not. As the GDPR day fast approaches this Friday, May 25th, all companies of all sizes will have to make sure they are ready for the new regulations.   Personal data deserves respect and companies should make sure the data cannot be shared or used without the express permission of their customers. If you are still struggling to understand how to comply with this new regulation, here is all you need to know about GDPR. 

Data Protection and Privacy Issues in the Middle East

by Nick O'Connell -

The following is a summary of key aspects of notes from Nick O’Connell’s presentation at the Telecommunications Law & Regulation in the Middle East conference, held in Dubai on 12 & 13 December 2011.