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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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Financial Lawyers in UAE
20 Feb 2021

Environment 2020

Environment 2020 1. What is the main legislation governing contamination of land in this jurisdiction? What are the main penalties and how is liability determined? Bahrain Ministerial Order No. 21/1996 with respect to the Environment governs the issue of land contamination. Land is effectively protected by the prevention of indiscriminate…

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Law Firms in Dubai
20 Feb 2021

Competition 2020 Bahrain

Competition 2020 Bahrain 1. What is the name of the main regulator/ regulators governing the competition law in this jurisdiction? The Authority for Promotion and Protection of Competition. 2. In the context of a merger acquisition in what circumstances, are the seller and/or the purchaser required to notify the competition…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
15 Feb 2021

Duress in Contract Law

Duress in Contract Law In UAE, all legal aspects in regards to contractual related issues are encapsulated under the UAE Civil Code and the UAE Commercial Code. It is difficult to establish between illegitimate and legitimate duress as in regards to commercial contracts, a certain level of duress is expected…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
09 Jan 2021

Unilateral Appointment of Arbitrator India

Legality of the Unilateral Appointment of an Arbitrator India A unilateral appointment clause is an agreement that gives one of the parties the opportunity to choose between two available options to settle a dispute, while only one of the options is available to the other party. Whether Unilateral Appointment Clauses…

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Lawyers in Dubai
17 Dec 2020

Amendment to the Companies Law on LLC

UAE: Effect of the Amendment to the Companies Law on LLCs Introduction The UAE government has recently amended Federal Law Number 2 of 2015 (hereinafter referred to as “old law”) by issuing Federal Decree-Law Number 26 of 2020 (hereinafter referred to as “new law”). The introduction of this amendment has…

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Lawyers in Dubai
09 Dec 2020

Doing Business in Ras Al Khaimah 2021

Doing Business in Ras Al Khaimah 2021 Enforcing Contracts Questionnaire 1.Case Study Assumptions Two domestic companies - Seller and Buyer - conclude a contract for the sale of some custom-made goods. Further to such contract, Seller agrees to sell to Buyer, and Buyer agrees to buy from Seller, custom-made furniture.…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
09 Dec 2020

Enforcement of New York Convention Awards in the UAE

Enforcement of New York Convention Awards in the UAE Introduction  Arbitration clauses are becoming more and more prominent in corporate agreements, the reason behind this is the ease with which disputes can be dealt with as compared to the traditional court system. In any case, a corporation may find that…

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Law Firms in Dubai
09 Dec 2020

Amendments in Insolvency Law in UAE

Amendments in Insolvency Law in UAE The laws concerning insolvencies of the United Arab Emirates-domiciled companies are fairly recent (the "Bankruptcy Law"). The Bankruptcy Law has been an important step forward and is influenced by features of a number of insolvency laws in other jurisdictions and international insolvency law trends.…

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Lawyers in Dubai
15 Nov 2020

UAE Contracts

UAE Contracts Question Set: Formation of contracts Authority and capacity Question Body: What are the authority/capacity rules for entering contracts? Answer Body Individuals UAE Federal Law Number 5 of 1985 on Civil Transactions Law (Civil Code) allows all individuals to enter into agreements unless they are minors, who do not…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
05 Nov 2020

Hamriyah Free Zone

Hamriyah Free Zone 1. What law established this freezone? The Hamriyah Free Zone was established under Sharjah Emiri Decree No. 6/1995 issued in 12 November 1995 as amended by Sharjah Executive Council Decision No. 1/2000 (the Decree). 2. What are the main internal regulations governing this freezone? The principle regulation…

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Lawyers in Dubai
05 Nov 2020

Fujairah Creative Freezone

Fujairah Creative Freezone 1. What law established this freezone? Fujairah Emiri Decree No. 4/2007 established Fujairah Creative City (FCC). 2. What are the main internal regulations governing this freezone? The Fujairah Free Zone Authority sets the regulations governing FCC Free Zone. 3. Does this freezone have any reciprocal arrangements with…

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Lawyers in Dubai
03 Nov 2020

Winding up of a company in DMCC

Winding up of a company in DMCC DMCC Company Regulations 2020  On 02 January 2020, the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) issued and promulgated the New Company Regulations 2020 ('Regulations'), which were to replace the former DMCC Company Regulations of 2003. They were so reconfigured in order to attain alignment…

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