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Answering the most important questions asked by in house counsel when assessing risk and opportunity in an unfamiliar legal system.


United Arab Emirates: The Legal Landscape

Hasan Anwar Rizvi

RIAA Barker Gillette (Middle East) LLP

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a federation of seven emirates: Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah, Sharjah and Umm Al Quwain.


May 2019

Japan: The Legal Landscape

Katsumasa Suzuki, Mugi Sekido, Atsushi Okada, Nobuharu Onishi, Taichi Arai, Makoto Sakai, Shinichiro Yokota, Shiho Ono, Yuko Kanamaru, Fujita Tomoya and Hiroyuki Tanaka

Mori Hamada & Matsumoto

In recent years, due in part to the effect of the economic policies of the Japanese government, collectively known as ‘Abenomics’, as well as the qualitative and quantitative measures implemented by the Bank of Japan, there appear to be signs that the Japanese economy is recovering from the low economic growth and deflation seen in the past few decades.


May 2019

Switzerland: The Legal Landscape

Aurélie Conrad Hari, Susanne Schreiber, Markus Schott and Marie-Christine Balzan

Bär & Karrer (Geneva) and Bär & Karrer Ltd

Located in the centre of Europe, Switzerland is a multi-ethnic and multinational country with a population of about 8 million people.


May 2019

Panama: The Legal Landscape

Héctor E Infante and Carlos Pérez Almillano

Infante & Pérez Almillano

In 2018, Panama was affected by an economic slowdown in a pre- election year but has begun 2019 with the outlook that the economy will finally recover and start growing, being the leader of Latin America’s economic growth, which is beginning to recover.


May 2019

Pakistan: The Legal Landscape

Mayhar Mustafa Kazi and Sara Mansoor Ansari

RIAA Barker Gillette

Over the past three years, the performance of Pakistan’s economy has significantly improved. Pakistan’s real gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 5.79 per cent in 2018, the highest rate of growth in the past 11 years.





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