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Smart Contracts

Industry and business practices are being reshaped by smart contract technology. With the rapid deve... read more


Moral Harm in the Middle East: Charting New Territor...

Joseph Chedrawe and Karl Touma collaborated on writing the following article about the Charting New... read more


Belarus: New International Economic Sanctions

On June 21 and 24, 2021 the Council of the European Union adopted two important measures against Bel... read more


Privacy: New Standard Contractual Clauses

At the beginning of June 2021, the European Commission approved the new Standard Contractual Clauses... read more


The Private Investment Companies, A New Investment V...

On May 14th 2020, the Lebanese Legislator enacted Law No. 163 introducing a highly sophisticated typ... read more


The Repercussions of the Spread of the COVID-19 on E...

In light of the difficult economic, social and political conditions in Lebanon and the spread of the... read more


COVID-19: Impacts and Solutions

After two major financial crises in 1929 and 2008, the world is currently facing another economic cr... read more


“Tax Receipt Lottery”, an Enhancer to the Lebanese E...

The tax receipt lottery could be the perfect way for a state to combat value-added tax evasion with... read more


The Legal Impact of COVID-19 on the Business Market

Businesses Confront COVID-19 Threat: In the world of business, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic h... read more


The Lebanese “E-Transactions’ Law”, The Problem or t...

In a world where electronic means and technology prevail, the new “E-Transactions’ Law” of October 1... read more


Who Influences the Influencers

The increasing importance of social media highlights the necessity to provide a legal framework on h... read more


The Data Protection Series: #2 Codes of conduct and...

“The lack of data protection legal framework in Lebanon does not prevent businesses from needing to... read more


Lebanon and its first AEOI

In September 2018 the Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) has begun between Lebanon and other c... read more


The Louboutin’s ‘red sole’ trademark saga

Christian Louboutin’s ‘red sole’ has been recently declared a “well known” trademark by the decision... read more


The Data Protection Series: #1 What happens in a Bre...

“There’s been a breach!” is a quote from countless movies and television shows over the past few dec... read more


The fiscal system of the United Arab Emirates

Following the issuance of the UAE VAT law at the end of August, and the simultaneous launch of the U... read more


The Role of the Banking Sector in the Growth of Leba...

The economy of a country is usually supported and boosted by the Government. In Lebanon, instead, th... read more


Mediation in Investor-State Dispute Settlement

Over the past decades, mediation has been studied as the alternative method to resolve the dispute e... read more


Enforcement Of Foreign Judgments In The UAE

The enforcement of foreign judgments in the UAE is subject to the regulations provided by the UAE Co... read more