AED 1bn plan to ease Dubai-Sharjah traffic
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai, has given the final approval for a project to improve Tripoli Road in a 12 km stretch and link Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road and Emirates Road. The new link... Read more
Tesla: Charging into the Middle East
Elon Musk’s announcement officially introducing Tesla’s zero-emission e-car Models S and X to Dubai is all the rage this week. But why all the hoopla? The Tesla is by no means an easy buy at an estimated price tag of AED 275,000 for the sedan version and AED 344,000... Read more
Gulfood Manufacturing 2016

Mark Napier, Exhibitions Director, DWTC, and Show Director, Gulfood Manufacturing, gives his post-event analysis

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Etisalat’s Hello Business, “Pitch, Please!” proved to be the adrenaline-filled highlight of this year’s glittering SME Beyond Borders… Imagine this: you get a chance to present your business idea to the CEO of the most powerful venture capital business in the country. You’ve got three minutes (not a second... Read more
Walmart’s $3.3bn acquisition

The retail giant looks to reinforce its position in the online retail market and take on its competitors.

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Etisalat’s New Business Ultimate

SME Advisor explores different facets of the solution and highlights the key opportunities it presents to SMBs…

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Dubai’s new law on Public-Private Parnterships

Dubai’s new PPP law signals a clear statement of Dubai’s intent to use private sector finance and expertise to help meet its future infrastructure needs

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Protecting your business

We highlight key legal, commercial and practical measures available to UAE employers when faced with a competitor poaching their employees.

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Employee considerations in GCC M&A
2015 continues to be a strong year for mergers and acquisitions in the Middle East and the region is poised to witness a further acceleration in M&A activity. In this article experts from Clyde & Co. highlight some of the key employment aspects arising from business transfers in the... Read more
The impact of lower oil prices
The oil industry is a very dynamic sector constantly confronting challenges of expansions and contractions in production and price levels. Expert practitioner Nour Amache explores the current landscape. The decrease in oil prices Since June 2014, the price of a barrel of oil has been plummeting reaching low levels... Read more