As some countries open up and economies gradually rebound, there are still prolonged business issues and market trends accelerated by the pandemic that will continue to affect companies across all industries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

In this vlog series, our MENA team of cross-practice specialists provide a quick roundup of the latest legal and commercial developments in the region as well as insights to emerging challenges and opportunities, to guide you as you shape your organization's business resilience and strategy in the medium and long term.

In addition, our senior female lawyers from our BakerWomen Middle East team join the conversations and share their insights on business and inclusion issues and trends in the region, as together we look to build trust and well-being in a post-pandemic world.


BakerWomen Speak: Practical Tips to Mitigate Risks in Changing Employment Contractual Terms - NEW!
Aqsa Khan-Sadiq talks about how employers should carefully manage changes to terms and conditions in employment contracts in light of the changing market conditions and health and economic circumstances. Aqsa shares the risks of changing contractual terms unilaterally as well as provides some practical tips for employers when drafting or making changes to employment contracts.

BakerWomen Speak: Commercial and Trade Developments in the UAE and Middle East
Laya Aoun Hani speaks about the recent commercial and trade developments in the UAE, including amendments to commercial agencies and foreign ownership, consumer protection regulations in e-commerce, and the re-establishment of intra-regional ties, and how these have created significant opportunities for businesses in the Middle East.

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