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Jun 2017

Cyber Crimes & Courts

Cyber Crimes & Courts Jurisdiction (by default) is the practical and ultimate authority within the legal society to administer, review and to execute laws and regulations within a well-defined area of region and responsibility. Therefore, immediately following the commission of a crime within a particular state, the judicial body in that province…

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Jun 2017

Careful Conscious - A look at Bahrain's Criminal Law

Careful Conscious - A look at Bahrain's Criminal Law It is, in fact, the ability to consciously use our brains that separate us, the human race, from other animals we term as ‘wild.’ This ability is perhaps celebrated, but also to be used carefully and with caution. This ability also paves the…

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Jun 2017

Cargo Claims in UAE

Cargo Claims in UAE “The good seaman weathers the storm he cannot avoid, and avoids the storm he cannot weather.” Cargo claims are essential commercial rights. As the whole purpose of trade in maritime is to deliver cargo from point A to B, thereby promoting international trade and enhancing economies…

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Jun 2017

Environmental Global Guide 2017-2018

Environmental regulatory framework What are the key pieces of environmental legislation and the regulatory authorities? The primary legislation for environmental protection in the UAE is Federal Law Number 24 of 1999 for the protection and development of the environment (Environmental Law). Other laws relevant to environmental issues are: Federal Law…

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Corporate Lawyers in Dubai
Jun 2017

Legal Responsibility of the New Partner in a Company

Legal Responsibility of the New Partner in a Company New and strategic partnerships can be a great way to reinvigorate a dull and lackluster business. This exercise has been carried out several times over the past few years by Fortune 200 companies choosing to partner to establish a stronghold on their market.…

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Arbitration Lawyers in Dubai
Jun 2017

The Effect of Brexit on International Arbitration

The Effect of Brexit on International Arbitration ‘When life gives you orange, make orange juice'1 Does life always give oranges, you may ask? To some, oranges are acidic but for a few a morning without orange juice is like a day without sunshine. They are packed with vitamin C and…but…

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Jun 2017

A Study of the Indian Tax System

Part 1: A Study of the Indian Tax System   Part 2: Taxation of E-commerce Transactions From the printing press to the digital revolution, humankind has been inclined to innovate first and plan later. It goes without saying that in the modern world, technology develops faster than the law. Cell- phones and…

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May 2017

Because We're Stronger Together – Nuclear Energy in India

Because We're Stronger Together – Nuclear Energy in India “I would like nuclear fusion to become a practical power source. It would provide an inexhaustible supply of energy, without pollution or global warming.”                                                                                                                                                                                       -Stephen Hawking As an author of the article, I weigh the strength of Nuclear energy against…

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May 2017

Labeled Liable (Part II)

Labeled Liable Part II of II “Surround yourself with assets, not liabilities.” Introduction Liability is a billion-dollar word. Legally, socially and morally, all actions are subject to and governed by a sense of moderation. A civil liability claim and the concept of abatement go hand in hand since a claim…

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May 2017

Legalities Surrounding Deposits in the UAE

Whose Money is it Anyway? The Legalities Surrounding Deposits in the UAE ‘Tiny details imperceptible to us decide everything! ’  - W.G Sebald   Some contractors may not pay attention to the phrases, conditions, or rules within their contracts. Ultimately this leads to conflicting and inadequate interpretations of clauses. For…

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May 2017

Guarantee - Law, and Practice in UAE

  Guarantee - Law, and Practice in UAE “Credit is a 'system' wherein a person who can't pay, gets another person who can't pay, to guarantee that he can pay.” - Charles Dickens   In this modern world of fragile finances, the irony of Charles Dickens’ statement is well understood.…

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May 2017

The New Takeover and Merger Code of Singapore

The new Takeover and Merger Code of Singapore   Our current capitalistic society has created an atmosphere of intense competition. Of course, competition isn’t the worst thing in the world, being one of the most important reasons we get the high-quality products and services that we do. Consumerism is only…

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Lawyers in Bahrain
May 2017

All-Encompassing Protection - The New Labour Law in Bahrain

All-Encompassing Protection - The New Labour Law in Bahrain ‘ Reform will come – not as we change our moral principles but as we discern and accept the implications of principles already held.’  -Matthew Scully   It can take a simple change in wording to create catastrophic new meanings, or…

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May 2017

Construction Law and the Application of Time

Construction Law and the Application of Time   Power can not confer to what does not exist. Humankind has needed something to organize and structure his life, so we created time. So that, we using time as a benchmark can keep ourselves in check.  It is, essentially, a social construct,…

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