The Experts in Healthcare Law

BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP offer specialist legal services to the healthcare sector through a dedicated legal team of experts. With extensive experience of working with many healthcare clients, we understand the key issues and obstacles faced by organisations today.  The skills and expertise offered by a team of four specialists allows us…

Are You Complying or Not?

Dubai Health Insurance – Violations & Fines Dubai Executive Council issued Executive Council Resolution No (7) of 2016 (Resolution) pertaining to fees and fines pursuant to Health Insurance Law (No 11 of 2013) of the Emirates of Dubai. As many of the readers are aware, The Dubai Health Authority promulgated Health Insurance Law (No 11…

Bancassurance Regulations in the GCC

Introduction Insurance distribution in the Middle East has traditionally been procured through the insurance intermediary markets, such as brokers and insurance agents despite the fast-growing alternative distribution channels available to insurance providers. Bancassurance is one of the fastest growing distribution channels of insurance in the Gulf Cooperation Countries (GCC), in addition to the influence of…

UAE Legal Update – Regulatory Alert Healthcare

Healthcare Federal Law No.2 of 2019 – Using IT and Telecommunications in the Healthcare Sector The United Arab Emirates Government Promulgate Federal Law No.2 of 2019 – Using IT and Telecommunications in the Healthcare Sector (“the Law”), which for the first time regulates healthcare data processed, controlled, transferred and stored electronically. The Law contains 22…

Interview With Simon Isgar

Following his latest appointment at BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP, one of the region’s leading law firms, Al Morkeb Magazine had the chance to interview Simon Isgar, the new Head of Insurance & Insurance Pactice, about his plans for his new position and the challenges that are facing the sector and the actions taken…

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…

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…