Posted on October 21, 2018

Bedaya Center for Entrepreneurship and Career Development (Bedaya Center), a joint initiative by Qatar Development Bank and Silatech, in collaboration with LexisNexis and a group of legal advisors, hosted a forum for entrepreneurs and startups to introduce them to options, choices and legal aspects before and after starting their projects.

Bedaya enlightens entrepreneurs on 1 [].jpgDuring the first session which was moderated by Mr. Essa Al Sulaiti, Founder & Managing Partner, Essa Al Sulaiti Law Firm, Dr Muna Al-Marzouqi, Practicing Lawyer, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies and Assistant Professor at Qatar University and Mr. Mohamed Ameen, Senior Associate, Head of Contracts Department at Mubarak Al Sulaiti Law firm, highlighted the Qatari legal landscape related  to the establishment of projectsIn terms of choices, aspects and the most important issues that the entrepreneur must be aware of before starting any project.

The second session hosted Frederic Ichay, Corporate and M&A Partner at Pinsent Masons London, discussed in detail the journey into entrepreneurship from legal to business and thepitfalls that they must avoid.

On this occasion, Reem Al Suwaidi, General Manager, Bedaya Center for Entrepreneurship and Professional Development, said, “The legal forum in collaboration with LexisNexis has enabled our guests and audiences to get acquainted to all legal aspects they should be aware of before starting any project. The forum has addressed the challenges faced by entrepreneurs when starting their businesses and helped them get a clear picture on the legal requirements for the success of their business, which in turn will savethem time and effort.”

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From his side, Mr. Heitham Al Suwaidi, from LexisNexis said:” The legal forum was a great opportunity for entrepreneursto learn about the best legal practices in the field of entrepreneurship as well as develop their leadership and entrepreneurship skills. Supporting entrepreneurs is the focus of Bedaya’s strategy and we are pleased today with our constructive cooperation, which will provide entrepreneurs with an overview of the options and legal aspects to follow”.

The content of the workshop and the legal guidance submitted to all attendees will be available on Bedaya’s YouTube channel for those who were unable to attend.