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Jul 2017

Are You App Safe?

Are You App Safe? “People have forgotten this truth," the fox said. "But you mustn’t forget it. You become responsible forever for what you’ve tamed. You’re responsible for your rose.”  - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry   It was in the land of far away, and serenity paraded green landscapes, flowers, dew,…

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Jul 2017

Who’s Winning and Who’s Whining

Who’s Winning and Who’s Whining Under Saudi Arabia’s New Enforcement Law Preface "The Prophet Muhammad (resorted to) arbitration to resolve disputes and (recommended) others to use it. His (involvement in) arbitration between the clans of the Quraysh tribe during the renovation of the Ka'ba is significant in the history of…

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Jul 2017

Court Side Justice

Court-Side Justice ‘You don’t go on bended-knee to petition the official culture for your rights. You have to take them.’ -Terrance McKenna Countries are not sustained, and their peoples are not stable where a superior judicial system is not in place. Achieving a system of justice is not possible unless…

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Jul 2017

Company Formation in Abu Dhabi Global Markets

Company Formation in Abu Dhabi Global Market The impact of globalization and elimination of trade barriers is considered to be an economic merit that consolidated the domestic markets of the world under one roof. However, there also exists an opposing view to this concept. Some financial pundits have argued that…

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Jul 2017

Special Purpose Vehicles

  Special Purpose Companies or Vehicles (the SPCs or SPVs) are temporary companies set up to achieve a precisely structured financial operation. SPCs provide an alternative mode of financing transactions. Put simply they are subsidiary companies of a parent company, whose assets are protected from the actions of the parent company.…

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Jul 2017

Too Much of FATCA

Too Much of FATCA! Renowned author and entrepreneur, Mark Twain, once said, ‘tax is a fine for doing well; whereas, a fine is a tax for doing wrong.' Now, the question on hand is which one of the two the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (the FATCA) would get unseated!…

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Jul 2017

FIDIC and the ENAA: A Careful Comparison

FIDIC AND ENAA COMPARISION In the complex and technical world of construction and large manufacturing projects, the contracts and negotiations on the terms of an agreement between the parties are a means to keep the complex relation of parties within the bounds of clear understanding by utilizing a standard form…

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Jul 2017

Palpable Payments

Palpable Payments ‘Oh, no. It costs a lot more than your (own) life. To murder innocent people?’ -Suzanne Collins This article was authored by Reem Ali, Abdel Ghany and George SK Although globalization is advancing at the seams of the 21st century, it remains unclear as to when will the…

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Jul 2017

The New Medical Liability Law in the UAE: A New Horizon

The New Medical Liability Law in the UAE: A New Horizon “If people understood that doctors weren't divine, perhaps the odor of malpractice might diminish.” {C}-        Richard Selzer People seek the assistance of professionals with the view of obtaining expert advice on matters that are beyond their proficiency or expertise.…

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Jul 2017

The Evolution of Private Equity in India

The Evolution of Private Equity in India The advent of the year 2015 has seen a lot of political and economic skepticism unfolding in the form of the Brexit vote, demonetization in India, mounting Chinese debt and concerns over trade relations between the US and Asia. It, however, appears that…

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Jun 2017

The Prenup to Every Merger and Acquisition

  The word 'efficiency' may not mean much for those of you who were absent during economics class in school. It is a term around which the whole concept of economic studies in based. Investopedia[i] defines 'efficiency' as the allocation of resources in an optimal manner to serve a company…

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JAFZA Company Formation
Jun 2017

JAFZA Company Formation

JAFZA COMPANY FORMATION  Construction of the Arc De Triomphe Paris took nearly thirty years until its inauguration by the French King, Louis-Phillippe in 1836. How much time in your view would it take to construct a metropolitan city that boasts international investors into the heart of desert barren lands? From…

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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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