Kamal K. Jabbar


David Emerges

By on February 1, 2021

David, the youngest of 12 siblings, remained far from the frontlines of the bloody war with the Philistines in 11 century BC.

A gargantuan, 9 foot tall, sneering Goliath was…

Law Writing

Closing Down, Opening Up – a year of unprecedented change in the legal landscape of the UAE

By on January 4, 2021

From forced shuttering of businesses necessitated by COVID-19 to the opening of its borders to Israel following the Abraham Accords, 2020 has been a year of unprecedented change in…

Law Writing

Profit and Purpose
– shareholder primacy and the promise of tomorrow

By on September 24, 2019

In 1919, Henry Ford’s attempt to lower car prices and increase wages of factory workers did not go down well with the company’s shareholders. The move would have an…

Book Law Lifestyle Travel Writing

Rhapsody in Blue

By on July 1, 2019

I had seen Annie Hall, Manhattan and Hannah and her Sisters many years before setting foot on the planet’s second greatest city. New York was a fantastical place brimming…


A Note on Derivatives

By on January 28, 2019

Warren Buffet, the iconic American investor has referred to derivatives as “financial weapons of mass destruction,” while Joseph Stiglitz, the recipient of the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize for economics…