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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
01 Sep 2020

Copyright Registration in the Middle East

Copyright Registration in the Middle East  Admittedly, the Middle East has something of a "Wild West" reputation, when it comes to some business behaviors. One of the most protuberant of these is the Middle Eastern perception of copying someone as a form of flattery, rather than as theft. In this…

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Financial Lawyers in UAE
19 Aug 2020

A Guide on REITs

A Guide on REITs Since time immemorial, real estate has been acknowledged as a historically significant investment class- one that offers increased portfolio diversification, low volatility, and optimally risk-adjusted returns. A Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) is a financial instrument that not only allows investment in real estate but an…

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corporate lawyers in Dubai
05 Aug 2020

Challenging Expert Appointment in the UAE

Challenging Expert Appointment in the UAE The appointment of an expert in UAE (United Arab Emirates) can be challenged on the basis that the expert failed to carry out his duties in an impartial manner or without prejudice to either one of the parties. The expert appointed has to at…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
02 Aug 2020

Non-payment of Service charges

Non-payment of Service charges in Dubai and Abu Dhabi The Real Estate Regulatory Agency ("RERA") issued a notice in April 2020, stating that the homeowners in Dubai who defaulted on 2019 service charge payments will have their fines waived. But did this mean that the waiver would extend to 2020…

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Lawyers in Dubai
01 Aug 2020

Arbitration in Ras Al Khaimah

Procedural Overview onto the rules of arbitration at the Ras Al Kamiah Reconciliation and Commercial Arbitration Center Although a dispute may be resolved through court litigation, the parties in the new era are increasingly submitting their disputes for mediation, arbitration or any other Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ADR”). Since a long…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
25 Jul 2020

Laws on Medical Negligence in ME

  Since the middle of the twentieth century, the medical profession has demonstrated an increase in the incidence and severity of medical liability lawsuits. Some are of the opinion that the rise in litigation is useful as learning from errors makes healthcare safer for the community and aids in holding…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
20 Jul 2020

Regulations for Insurance Brokers in UAE

Regulations Governing Insurance Brokers in the UAE  An Insurance Broker is defined under Federal Law Number 6 of 2007 (in respect of the establishment of the Insurance Authority and Regulating the Insurance Practice) as: “The person mediating independently in insurance or reinsurance operations between the insurance/reinsurance applicant on one hand…

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Lawyers in Dubai
08 Jul 2020

Asset Management Regulations in UAE

Asset Management Regulations in UAE The asset management sector within the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is responsible for sustainable growth of financial sectors that aids in overseeing financial services and investment regime spread out across the seven Emirates. Investment management or asset management can be broadly apportioned into three sectors…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
06 Jul 2020

Extradition Treaty of UAE

Extradition Treaty of UAE In International Law, extradition is when one state (Requesting state) requests another state (Requested state), to effect the return of a person for trial for a crime punishable under the Requesting state's laws and committed outside the Requested state (state of refuge). The extraditable person could…

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Lawyers in Dubai
04 Jul 2020

IP Issues in Social Media

IP Issues in Social Media Content During the Congressional questioning of Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, in April 2018, Zuckerberg said: “Every piece of content that you share on Facebook, you own, and you have complete control over who sees it and … how you share it, and you can…

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Lawyers in Dubai
30 Jun 2020

ADGM Company Regulations 2020

ADGM Company Regulations 2020 Abu Dhabi's decision to set up a financial center, known as the Abu Dhabi Global Market ("ADGM") has opened doors for international business. ADGM has its own published rules and regulations as well as Registrar of Companies (Registrar) and a Financial Services Regulator. Further, a court…

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Lawyers in Dubai
05 Jun 2020

Federal Law towards Family Law

Amendments by Federal Law Number 8 of 2019 towards Family Law The Abu Dhabi Statistics Centre (ADSC) had revealed that about 30 percent of the divorces that took place in 2018 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) was dissolved within the first year of marriage. A total of 5,467 marriage contracts…

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Financial Lawyers in UAE
05 Jun 2020

Alternative Investment Funds

Alternative Investment Funds A CNBC article noted, "With the Stock market bland and the bond market bubbling, investors may have to search elsewhere in the months ahead for return." The investors who are tired of the stock markets wrench and their volatility and who have been continuously looking out for…

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Lawyers in Dubai
04 Jun 2020

COVID-19 on Shipping and Maritime Industry

Impact of COVID-19 on the Shipping and Maritime Industry The outbreak of the infectious disease named as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) caused by the newly discovered coronavirus has caused chaos and panic all over the world causing the ceasing of all normal daily activities like going to work, a walk…

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