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Patent Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
02 Mar 2020

Patent Laws in the UAE 1of 2

Patent Laws in the UAE (Part 1 of 2) Guidance to readers: This is the first part of a two-part series on various aspects of patent law in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) including statutory interpretation, dispute resolution mechanism, judicial authority, patent infringement, enforcement, rights of patent holders, procedural aspects and…

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Lawyers in Dubai
02 Mar 2020

Abu Dhabi and DIFC PFP Clearing House

Abu Dhabi and DIFC PFP/ Clearing House Global financial markets have witnessed unprecedented growth in the techniques and platforms in peer to peer lending over past two decades due to various factors such as improvements in technology backing such platforms, real-time access to funds, ability to obtain unsecured personal or…

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Financial Lawyers in UAE
01 Mar 2020

Public Procurement Law in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Public Procurement Law in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Though it is noteworthy that public procurement is a national activity, it is keenly gauged by international bodies like World Bank, World Trade Organization (WTO) that approximates the contribution of public procurement in GDP up to 10 to 15% signalling public procurement…

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Lawyers in Dubai
01 Mar 2020

Insolvency Law in the UAE

Insolvency Law in the UAE With UAE’s emergence as a global business hub, owing to its flexible economic structure and numerous free zones, financial bankruptcy and insolvency was an issue that plagued investors and individuals. To address this, the UAE introduced Federal Law Number 9 of 2016, otherwise known as…

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IT Acts in UAE
01 Mar 2020

Video Game Censorship India

Video Game Censorship: Indian Purview With millennium progressing into the second decade, the governments in all the countries have brought Interactive Video Game Industry under its radar to restrict the increasingly graphic violence in the computer or digital games which intends to excite and interest the gamers. The chant of…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
01 Mar 2020

Real Estate Settlement Procedure Act

Cause of Action under Real Estate Settlement Procedure Act The Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act of 1974 (hereinafter “RESPA”) came into effect since June 20, 1975. The law is bulky and a code into web of accountability all the parties to the real estate settlement transactions viz. mortgage brokers, servicers of…

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Lawyers in Dubai
01 Mar 2020

Money Laundering Law in the UAE

Money Laundering Law in the UAE “When spider webs unite, they can tie up a lion” The above proverb/saying does hold good when it comes to white collar crimes and economic offenses and it goes without saying that continued attempts by criminal organizations to launder money lead to a corrosive…

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Property Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
01 Mar 2020

JAFZA Offshore Companies Regulations

UAE Compan’s Law and JAFZA Offshore Companies Regulations : Key Differences All corporations undergo a development phase that is affected by a range of external factors such as market conditions, economic climate, implications, and new regulations, to name a few. Internal affairs of an organization, the roles and responsibilities of the…

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Lawyers in Dubai
01 Mar 2020

Investors’ Due Diligence Real Estate

Investors’ Due Diligence Before Purchasing Real Estate in Dubai Numerous authors, legal professionals, bankers and jurists have written papers on the increased foreclosure rates preceding 2008 in the United States' real estate market. This predicament led to a domino effect of issues on mortgages, (the infamous) collateral debt obligations and other…

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Lawyers in Dubai
01 Mar 2020

Airplane Crash Liability International Law

Airplane Crash Liability in International Law Introduction The two recent international aeroplane crashes (the Lion Air crash and the Ethiopian Air crash) resulted an international outcry over the safety of passengers aboard international flights. Consequently, the question of which entity can be held accountable for these disasters is on the…

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corporate lawyers in Dubai
03 Feb 2020

Competition Law in Hong Kong

Competition Law in Hong Kong Competition laws (also referred to as antitrust laws), in an economy, seek to promote innovation and the efficiency to reduce prices for the consumer, in a fair manner amongst businesses, by the regulation of anti-competitive conduct by businesses, and by ensuring that businesses act independently…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
02 Feb 2020

CCTV - Invasion to Privacy in the GCC

CCTV & Invasion to Privacy in the GCC The world in this millennium is techno-dependent for almost every aspect of life whether its payment of debts through credit card, entering into contracts by parties distant through online, i.e. e-contracts, e-booking of railway or air tickets and even social networking platforms.…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
02 Feb 2020

Grounds for Rejection of Plaint

Grounds for Rejection of the Plaint: Civil Procedure Code The plaint is petitioned for instituting a suit in the civil or commercial courts. A court of civil jurisdiction will be administered by the provisions of the Civil Procedure Code, 1908 (CPC). Order VII of CPC is visualized with the provisions…

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Lawyers in Dubai
02 Feb 2020

forensic evidence in courts USA

Admissibility of forensic evidence in courts – USA overview Introduction Miscarriage of justice is an existential problem, reigning throughout the years with what looks like no end in sight. Worldwide, several people are wrongly convicted and executed for crimes they did not commit. This ultimately leads to the individual who…

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