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Tamimi Talks

Tamimi Talks

By Al Tamimi & Company
Tamimi Talks by Al Tamimi & Company. An insightful podcast series from the leading full-service law firm in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Listen in to learn about the latest legal news and developments across the region.
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Family wealth structures and trusts
Family wealth makes up a significant part of the Middle East economy and trusts are frequently at the heart of successful wealth management structures. In this episode of Tamimi Talks Richard Catling, Partner, and Patrick Dillon-Malone, Senior Counsel at Al Tamimi & Company discuss building trusts in the region and how the recent advisory judgement of the DIFC Court of appeal has given greater clarity in their usage in the UAE and the wider region, particularly for holding structures and family succession planning, making the UAE an attractive and transparent succession planning environment. 
19:00
May 24, 2021
The emergence of international arbitration in Africa
In this episode, our lawyers Sara Koleilat-Aranjo, Partner and John Gaffney, Senior Counsel, Arbitration discuss the improvements to international arbitration in Africa. Sara and John specifically address the updates to The Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa (‘OHADA’) and Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (‘COMESA’). They share insights on the emergence of Africa as a focus for international arbitration and the opportunities involving commercial arbitration, international arbitration, and investment treaty arbitration. Want to learn more? Read our dedicated Africa focus Law Update magazine that offers a broad range of topics, including breaking legal news, changes in legislation, and regulatory reforms. Click here.
27:24
May 4, 2021
The legal challenges for private equity in Africa
In this episode, Ehab Taha, Partner, and Head of Corporate Commercial, Egypt, discusses why private equity is an important source of foreign direct investment in developing countries and the opportunities that Africa represents as a target market for investment. Ehab addresses the concerns private equity and fund managers have about legal risks that may impact the overall risk portfolio when investing in Africa and gives us insights into how investors looking at Africa can tackle their concerns.  Want to learn more? Read our dedicated Africa focus Law Update magazine that offers a broad range of topics, including breaking legal news, changes in legislation, and regulatory reforms. Click here.
08:23
May 4, 2021