News & Briefings

News & Briefings
April 8, 2020

COVID-19: Economic Distress and Force Majeure

By Basil Nabi Malik and Bilal Ahmad Khan As is apparent now, the global outbreak of COVID-19 is having a profound impact on the economy…
News & Briefings
March 31, 2020

COVID-19: Force Majeure & Frustration of Contracts

By Umer Akram Chaudhry, Nehan Zehra, and Momina Naveed The novel corona virus, COVID-19, has affected all aspects of human life. Apart from the staggering…
News & Briefings
November 1, 2018

RMA & Co’s New Office in Karachi

By RMACO RMA & Co is pleased to announce the establishment of its new office in Karachi, Pakistan. Our new office in Karachi will be…
News & Briefings
July 11, 2018

RMA & Co’s Lawyers Contribute to the Delos Guide to Arbitration Places

By RMACO Raja Mohammad Akram & Co’s lawyers Umer Akram Chaudhry, Aneesa Agha, and Asad Ladha recently contributed the chapter on Pakistan in the newly…
News & Briefings
June 5, 2018

Enforceability of Take-or-Pay Clauses in Pakistan: Does One Always Have to Pay?

By Umer Akram Chaudhry & Mehrunissa Sajjad Take-or-pay clauses are widely used in off-take agreements – such as power purchase agreements, gas sales or transportation…
News & Briefings
April 3, 2018

Salman Akram Raja appointed as a member of the Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council

By RMACO The Prime Minister of Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has appointed Salman Akram Raja, Senior Partner at Raja Mohammad Akram & Co, as a…
News & Briefings
March 17, 2018

Nature and Scope of Sales Tax on Services Related to the Construction Industry

By Ahsan Mehmood & Maria Khan Association of Builders and Developers of Pakistan (ABAD) and others v. Province of Sindh and others is a landmark…
News & Briefings
January 25, 2018

Dispute Escalation Through Multi-Tiered Dispute Resolution Clauses

By Umer Akram Chaudhry & Ahmed Tariq Pre-arbitral procedures or multi-tiered dispute resolution clauses, which feature in various standard construction contract forms, such as FIDIC,…