TL 24 November 2014 MENA

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Guide to investing in India: happy days are here again

Newly elected Narendra Modi’s commitment to domestic change, along with world economic trends, promise to make India attractive to investors again In association with History will look back on 2014 as the year the India story changed tack. For some years now, stories out of India have focused on inflation, poor economic policy, flagging growth, […]

Cat Griffiths index

Negotiating the middle ground

It wasn’t easy. When The Lawyer set out to research the top independent law firms operating in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) we were confronted with a whole series of problems. Phone numbers didn’t work; emails bounced back; websites didn’t exist. It didn’t deter us. Today we unveil our first-ever Doing Business in […]

bratton index

Tim Bratton: in-housers must be brave enough to say ‘no’

It’s time for GCs to forget the heroic ‘I do everything myself’ culture and concentrate instead on driving their business, and that means outsourcing A significant privilege of what I can no longer call my new job at Lawyers On Demand (LOD), is the number of GCs and other in-house counsel I get to meet, […]


Russia: Look the other way

Western sanctions are making life tough for Russia’s companies and lawyers, so they are forging new links in the East This has been a tense year for the Russian legal market, with the annexation of the Crimea resulting in a wave of sanctions from the EU and US. In the past two months each has […]


How to access the Arab market: advice from the lawyers who know

The Middle Eastern market is lucrative, but for international firms business nuances are tricky. To guide you through, The Lawyer has researched the region and the legal players to collaborate with. Here’s a taster of our findings According to the World Bank, six of the 20 countries with the largest gross domestic product per capita […]

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