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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
02 Feb 2022

Dealing with Counterfeit in the UAE

Dealing with Counterfeit in the UAE Introduction Businesses engaging with counterfeit items in the UAE now risk significantly harsher sanctions, again for legitimate brand owners. The maximum punishment for counterfeiting has been increased from AED 10,000 (about USD 2,700) to AED 1 million (approximately USD 275,000) for pharmaceutical and food…

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Lawyers in Dubai
04 Jan 2022

Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in UAE

Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in UAE Enforcement is agreeing with a contract with an appropriate dispute resolution mechanism. The UAE introduced federal Law No.6 of 2018 on Arbitration in 2018. It clarifies the procedures to challenge the enforcement of an arbitral award before the onshore UAE courts. The arbitration law…

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Lawyers in Dubai
03 Jan 2022

Decree 34 of 2021 Development in Arbitration in Dubai

Decree 34 of 2021 and Development in Arbitration in Dubai "Arbitration is justice blended with charity" - Nachman of Breslov. The Dubai Decree no. 34 of 2021 regarding the Dubai International Arbitration Centre was published on 14 September 2021. The new Decree will reform the framework of Arbitration in the Emirate of Dubai.…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
05 Dec 2021

Bounced Cheques no longer a criminal offense

Bounced Cheques no longer a criminal offense post 2 January 2022 “The moment I write out a cheque, it’s an asset I have written off” – Shiv Nadar. The UAE being a business hub with a growing economy, cheques are one of the common forms of payments and a technique…

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Law Firms in Dubai
05 Dec 2021

Limitation of Liability in Maritime Matters

Limitation of Liability in Maritime Matters The existence of vessels trade generally includes them in mishaps that result in claims. Personal injury, property damage (such as harm to vessels and beacons on the seashore and coast setups), shipment damage, and other claims may be made. In a broad sense, any…

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family laws in UAE
05 Dec 2021

UАE Personаl Status Lаw

UАE Personаl Status Lаw Introduction The United Аrаb Emirаtes is а culturаl meltdown with more thаn 200 nаtions, аnd the pаst people аccounted for more thаn 90 percent of the populаtion. The UАE government continues to implement meаsures to bring а more аttrаctive environment for ex-pаts, in line with its…

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Law Firms in Dubai
05 Dec 2021

Understanding censorship Across the GCC

Understanding Censorship Across the GCC Censorship is one method of the government to control media. Censorship is characterized as concealment or forbiddance of speech or composing that is considered subversive of the benefit of everyone. It happens in all manifestations of power in some degree, yet in present day times…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
08 Nov 2021

Common Law system in UK and Civil Law system in UAE

  A Guide to distinguishing between the Common Law system in the UK and the Civil Law system in UAE “The legal system is often a mystery, and we, its priests, preside over rituals baffling to everyday citizens.”  - Henry Miller  Introduction: Generally, the judiciary is divided into two systems, one is…

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Lawyers in Dubai
19 Oct 2021

An article on UAE new Data Law

An article on UAE's New Data Law Nowadays, most of the transactions we do today is digital and information of individuals are no longer in pen and paper but it’s in zeros and ones, so for individuals, it is very important to secure its data than ever. The UAE introduced…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
30 Sep 2021

Economic and Fraud Provisions in Middle East

Economic and Fraud Provisions in the Middle East “There is one and only one social responsibility of business – to use its resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits so long as it stays within the rules of the game, which is to say, engages in open…

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Lawyers in Dubai
30 Sep 2021

Basis of claims in construction industry in UAE

Basis of claims in the construction industry in the UAE Disputes are widespread in the construction sector. Disputes develop owing to conflicts between any of the parties to the contract. Disputes may be detrimental to construction projects, causing enormous costs, disruptions, & reduced productivity. To execute a construction project on…

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Lawyers in Dubai
06 Jun 2021

Business Closure in UAE

Business Closure in the UAE, and How it Must Be Pursued When you decide to close your business in the UAE, you must cancel your business license as well as any related permits. Pretext It is imperative that the relevant government bodies are aware that you are no longer in…

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Lawyers in Dubai
07 Mar 2021

Q & A: Third-Party Funding in UAE

Q & A: Third-Party Funding in UAE Introduction Third-party funding, also known as litigation funding, provides a business with a viable means of pursuing litigation, Arbitration and adjudicating claims. Third-party financing ensures that the legal needs are met with minimum risk and subsequently preserve the business's liquidity in case of…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
28 Feb 2021

Doing business in KSA-II

Doing business in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia- Part ii Tax XII. What contributions are made towards social security by the employee and the employer during the employment relationship? Is there an Income Tax regulation in the KSA? There are no income taxes impositions for the employees; however, the Saudi…

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