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May 30, 2014
Curtis Insight Series - Oman Business Breakfasts

 


Focus on Fraud - Tuesday, 17 June 2014, 8am - 10.30am

A comprehensive and practical overview of Oman’s regulatory landscape and the impact on your business, with insights from Curtis’ fraud lawyers, fraud investigators from global risk consultancy, Control Risks, and forensic accountants, KPMG.

Topics:

Combating fraud, bribery and corruption in the Sultanate, the legal landscape and its implications
Jamie Kellick, Counsel, Curtis - Oman

Responding to Fraud: What makes a successful investigation?
Nick Roberts, Director, Corporate Investigations MENA, Control Risks

Fraud and governance
Paul Callaghan, Partner, KPMG - Oman
 

Spotlight on construction: - Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 8am - 10.30am

Curtis' construction lawyers, global construction consultancy Driver Group and the Chartered Institute of Building discuss the codification of Omani construction law, the new standard forms edition and the resulting allocation of risk.

Topics:

The new Oman Civil Code and its impact on Construction Contracts (Muqawala)
Simon Ward, Counsel, Curtis-Oman

Administration of Oman Standard Condition Construction Contracts: the big impact clauses in the latest edition
Kevin McPhilomy, MENA Regional Managing Director, Driver Group plc

Risk Allocation in Construction Contracts
Brian Greenhalgh, Chairman of the Oman Centre of the Chartered Institute of Building
 

Compliance: more than a box-ticking exercise - Tuesday, 9 December 2014, 8am - 10.30am

Compliance should not be a "box-ticking" exercise. Hear how it can be used to drive business value from Curtis' compliance experts, including the GE’s former compliance head, as well as the region’s leading risk management consultancy.

Topics:

Compliance: an on-going obligation
Charles Cruden, Counsel, Curtis - Oman

Demystifying Business Intelligence
Jonathan Siklos, Practice Leader, Business Intelligence, Corporate Investigations ME, Control Risks

Building a compliance practice
Jean Claude Najar, International Counsel, Curtis – Paris, formerly head of compliance for GE
 

Where to sue in the Middle East - Tuesday, 3 March 2015 June 2014, 8am - 10.30am

Should you opt for arbitration, mediation or litigation and where? Curtis disputes experts and the DIFC Courts outline what's available to businesses in the Sultanate and the advantages of each.

Topics:

Dispute resolution forums available to businesses in Oman.
Jamie Kellick, Counsel, Curtis - Oman

DIFC Courts - now available in Oman
Justice Ali Al Madhani, DIFC Courts, DIFC, Dubai, UAE

Arbitration in the Sultanate
Simon Ward, Counsel, Curtis - Oman
 
To register your interest for any of these events please contact Connie Abellanosa

 

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