Oman New Expat Recruitment Rules

The recruitment of expats in Oman is regulated by Oman Sultani Decree No. 35/2003 (the “Labour Law”). The provisions of the Labour Law governing the recruitment of expatriates are summarised below. Article 18 of the Labour Law stipulates that an employer is prohibited from hiring non-Omani workers unless the employee has obtained a permit from…

BSA Announces its Second Legal Clinic

BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP is proud to announce its second annual Legal Clinic in collaboration with the Dubai Economy. Twenty five of BSA lawyers will be offering free legal advice for the day at three different locations. Date: 15th October 2018 Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Dubai Economy Venues: – Tasheel, Oud…

Insurance Distribution in Europe & widers Implications for the Middle East

Effective as at 1st October 2018, the Insurance Distribution Directive ((EU) 2016/97) (IDD) [1], (Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD)) and its statutory provisions will apply to all EU distributors of insurance products and replaces the Insurance Mediation Directive (2002/91/EC) (IMD) [2]. The IDD provides wider application in terms of extending compliance of the rules to insurance…