News 28 Nov. 2012

Curtis Oman to Provide Legal Research Resources and Expertise to the Oxford Business Group in Analyzing Oman's Legal Framework

Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt and Mosle LLP has entered into an arrangement with the global publishing, research and consultancy firm Oxford Business Group (OBG) on research facilities to allow OBG access to the firm's research resources and expertise. Through this partnership, Curtis will provide OBG with the knowledge necessary to complete the legal chapter within its "The Report: Oman 2013", an in-depth analysis of recent changes in Oman's legal framework which aim to attract investors, support the younger generation by creating jobs, and diversify Oman's economy. The publication, which will be available both online and in print, will be a guide to potential investors and include interviews with economic and business leaders such as Hamood Sangour bin Hashim Al Zadjali, the executive president of the Central Bank of Oman, and Yahya bin Said Al Jabri, chaiman of the Special Economic Zone Authority at Duqm (SEZAD).

Bruce Palmer, managing partner for Curtis in Oman, noted that Oman's legal reforms would pave the way for the country to attract new investors, drive growth and create jobs for the younger generation: "We look forward to teaming up with Oxford Business Group on this important project, which is designed to give investors the information they need to know about Oman's changing legal framework when they make key investment decisions."

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