Insurance Litigation

Chambers & Partners: UAE Insurance Litigation 2021

The BSA Insurance team have authored the UAE Chapter of the Chambers & Partners Insurance Litigation 2021 guide. The guide provides the latest legal information on alternative dispute resolution (ADR), the enforcement of foreign judgments, the applicability of the New York Convention, coverage disputes, claims against insureds, insurers’ recovery rights, and the impact of COVID-19…

The New UAE Health Data Law – an In-Depth Look

The following article was originally published for BSA in the Oath Magazine and can be downloaded here: UAE Health Data Law. Healthcare data, and information, and its development in terms of how this data/information is protected, is a fast-evolving growth area, challenging both industry and consumers alike in the United Arab Emirates, i.e., where does one start…

BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates Appoints New Head of Insurance in Dubai

BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP, one of the region’s leading law firms, has announced the appointment of Simon Isgar as Head of Insurance. A qualified barrister, Simon previously headed up Kennedys Dubai LLP’s MENA corporate and regulatory insurance practice. He joins BSA’s growing team of corporate lawyers, to form the largest corporate insurance practice in…

New VAT Implications Impacting The Region – Key Measures To Consider For Insurers In The GCC

  It is crucial for businesses to start the preparation process early, as an understanding of the potential impact of VAT on the business will reduce friction in the ongoing process. VAT liabilities are generally self-assessed, with errors often leading to harsh penalties, time-consuming interactions with local tax authorities, or business disruptions. Raghad Hammad, Senior…