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Awarding Lost Profits in International Investment Disputes:

Awarding Lost Profits in International Investment Disputes: A Comparative Analysis Dr. Mohamed Karbal is licensed to practice law in Libya, New York and Washington D.C. and served as an expert witness on Libyan law for Tekfen-TML Joint Venture v. Man-made River. Karbal & Co is a full-service international law firm that serves the needs of… Read More

Identifying Government Entity Under Libyan Administrative Law

Identifying Government Entities Under Libyan Administrative Law Dr. Mohamed Karbal is licensed to practice law in Libya, New York and Washington D.C. and served as an expert witness on Libyan law for Tekfen-TML Joint Venture v. Man-made River. Karbal & Co is a full-service international law firm that serves the needs of businesses and governments… Read More

Rebalancing Administrative Contracts under Libyan Law

Rebalancing Administrative Contracts under Libyan Law by Dr. Mohamed Karbal Dr. Mohamed Karbal is licensed to practice law in Libya, New York and Washington D.C. and served as an expert witness on Libyan law for Tekfen-TML Joint Venture v. Man-made River. Under the Libyan Civil Code, a Libyan tribunal is empowered to adjust or rebalance… Read More

GCC UAVAT: The UAE to implement VAT in 2018 What we know so far

GCC UAVAT: The UAE to implement VAT in 2018 What we know so far By Karbal & Co, Legal Consultants Last updated: 27 April 2017 With the Gulf nations aiming to diversify their economies through the implementation of a VAT in 2018, what can we expect? In recent years, the Gulf States have sought measures… Read More

Liability for Collisions under UAE Maritime Law

Liability for Collisions under UAE Maritime Law Hosting one of the world’s largest ports, Dubai has rapidly expanded to become a leading maritime hub. As an expected consequence of the growth of Dubai’s maritime industry, the number of marine accidents has steadily increased over the past few years, as Dubai Port police have reported that… Read More

Liability for collisions under Libyan Maritime Law

Liability for Collisions under Libyan Maritime Law It is a known fact that the Libyan people are still struggling to establish a strong central government in order to fulfil the hopes and aspirations that inspired the revolution of February 17, 2011. At present, there are two parliaments and two governments claiming to be the legitimate… Read More

Arrest of Ships in Accordance with Libyan Law

Arrest of Ships in Accordance with Libyan Law Dr. Mohamed Karbal is a New York lawyer and founder of Karbal & Co, a full-service international law firm that serves the needs of businesses and governments in Libya and the United Arab Emirates. Libyan SeaportsDespite the current security problems, the Libyan government due to its efforts… Read More

Libyan Investment Law: Before and After, Political developments and Economic Policies

Libyan Investment Law: Before and After, Political developments and Economic Policies It has been proven that political development is a prerequisite for economic development. In other words, to stabilize a national economy, economic growth must be accompanied by political maturity. Political maturity in turn will attract external capital which will stimulate the country’s development. The… Read More

Libyan Construction Law: Contractor Liabilities

Libyan Construction Law: Contractor Liabilities Prior to the upheaval of the February 2011 revolution, Libya was already contending with various economic problems. Forty years of the Gaddafi regime’s irrational strategic planning and an apathetic mindset left Libya among the least developed countries. Hospitals taking 30 years for completion was common practice. Presently, the Libyan deteriorated… Read More

Dubai Health insurance

New Mandatory Health Insurance Law in Dubai A Brief summary  Starting in January 1, 2014, Dubai’s new mandatory health insurance went into effect. Inspired by legislation in Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Abu Dhabi, Dubai enacted Law No. 11 of 2013, which set to create a consolidated health care system for the entire Emirate and its… Read More

Libyan Oil Contracts: Negotiating the Future Generation of EPSA By Dr. Mohamed Karbal, Managing Partner at Karbal & Co. Libya Prior to the Discovery of Oil During the twentieth century, Libya enjoyed only nineteen years of peace. Of only eight of the nineteen years, Libya enjoyed peace and the fruits of its oil production.  In… Read More


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