Trump Skips Translations During Simultaneous Interpreting at G7 Summit

I recently wrote about the headache President Trump’s English is giving translators. Well the President of the United States has now trumped translators and interpreters around the world by somehow managing to either learn Italian overnight or having a specific conference interpreting earpiece created for him. During a roundtable meeting during the recent G7 Summit … Read More

What is GDPR and how does it impact international law firms?

  International law firms are preparing for GDPR, the EU General Data Protection Regulation. GDPR intends to strengthen and unify protection for individuals within the EU through a harmonised set of regulations. This makes it easier for non-EU companies to comply. GDPR will give citizens back the control of their personal data, extending the scope of … Read More

What the law firms need to know about Cybersecurity

  With cybercrime rates skyrocketing over the past years, it is acknowledged to be increasing at an alarming rate, targeting various sectors. In 2015, the legal sector appeared on Cisco’s annual ranking of industries targeted by hackers and for good reason.   As a sector which holds valuable and sensitive material to important individuals and … Read More

Missing Translation Gets Doha Residents Giggling

A newly created sign near the Al Saad Sports Club  in Doha, Qatar, got local residents giggling due to a poorly executed translation job! The sign, which read “In Arabic/New Road Layout Ahead,” appeared to be missing one important thing – the Arabic translation! Evidently the translation company dealing with the translation had created the … Read More

FAQs About Travelling to Dubai for the First Time

We work with a lot of newcomers to Dubai. As a result we tend to field the same questions from those about to embark on their first trip to the Emirate. Here are some of the frequently asked questions about Dubai: What is Dubai and what is the UAE? Dubai is an Emirate, like a … Read More

Translation in Dubai is More Than Just English to Arabic

Working with many companies both inside and outside of the UAE and Dubai, we deal with translations in many languages. A common misconception is that translation in Dubai and the UAE generally is all about translating between English and Arabic. Wrong! One thing you quickly learn about Dubai is that variety is definitely the spice … Read More