Middle East/Kuwait

Skadden secures rare investor-state arbitration award annulment for client in dispute with Iraq

ICSID upholds challenge by Kuwaiti business after first instance tribunal awarded against it

  • 3mos

Gleiss Lutz opens office in the Metaverse

Virtual venture will be led by Stuttgart partner Eric Wagner and target new opportunities in the largely unregulated digital environment

Clyde & Co expands IP capacity in Kuwait

Clyde & Co has expanded its IP network in the Middle East with an office in Kuwait.

  • 7yrs

NY lawyer negotiated with ISIS over hostage

The New York lawyer Stanley Cohen was involved in negotiations with terrorist organisation ISIS in a failed attempt to secure the release of aid worker Peter Kassig.

  • 9yrs

First legal media guide published in Arab states

The first detailed guide to media laws in the Arab states has been produced by the Centre for Law and Democracy.

  • 10yrs

Kuwait alliance for Baker Botts

US law firm Baker Botts has made its first foray into Kuwait as it seeks to expand its Middle East operations.

  • 11yrs

Kuwait investment firm sues private equity giant

Kuwaiti investment firm National Industries Group (NIG) has claimed that the Carlyle Group sold it a fixed income fund in 2006 without a proper licence, demonstrating the potholes that exist for US and European private equity firms in the area.

  • 11yrs

Long-running aviation battle set to continue

The longest running legal dispute in English history - a battle between Kuwait Airways Corporation (KAC) and Iraqi Airways (IAC) - is set to rumble on after an attempted agreement stalled within the last few days.

  • 11yrs