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Contracting Lawyers in Dubai
06 Apr 2020

MAC Clauses in M&A transactions

MAC Clauses in M&A transactions In M&A transactions, buyers continuously grapple with the risk of the business ultimately delivered on closing falling short of what the buyer agreed to acquire. The parties negotiate the allocation of the risk between the buyer and the seller; the material adverse change "MAC" provisions…

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Law Firms in Dubai
02 Mar 2020

Consumer Protection Bahrain and Oman

Q&A on Consumer Protection and Product Liability in Bahrain and Oman Sources of law Q1. What are the principal legislation and regulation pertaining to product liability? The main areas of law and regulation relating to product liability are: I. Oman Product liability is regulated by the: Consumer Protection Law (Royal…

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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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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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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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01 Feb 2020

Indian Civil Procedure Code: Reciprocating Territory and Superior Court

Reciprocating Territory and Superior Court in the Indian Civil Procedurs Code  George SK and N. Anand   The Ministry of Law and Justice of India has passed a notification on 17 January 2020 in the official Gazette of India declaring United Arab Emirates to be a reciprocating territory in respect with Explanation…

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Lawyers in Dubai
02 Jan 2020

DIFC-LCIA Arbitration vs DIAC Arbitration

DIFC-LCIA Arbitration comparison with DIAC Arbitration Manchester United is playing Arsenal. In an incredibly intense contest between the two, at the 85thminute, there is a coming together between the players inside the penalty box. The referee, to understand the incident and know who the perpetrator was, uses the help of…

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Lawyers in Dubai
22 Dec 2019

Victim-Offender Mediation

Victim-Offender Mediation: An alternative to the Criminal Justice System? Abstract: Victims feel progressively baffled and estranged by our current frameworks for justice. Despite the fact that the criminal justice framework exists accurately, victims abused by criminal conduct have no legitimate remaining during the time spent getting justice. Traditionally, mediation is…

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17 Dec 2019

Value Added Tax Penalties in UAE

Value Added Tax Penalties in the United Arab Emirates Abstract: Value Added Tax (VAT) is an indirect tax levied on consumption or the use of goods and services at each stage in the chain of its production and distribution; from raw material to its final sale based on the price…

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Lawyers in Dubai
17 Nov 2019

Hedging Strategies for Power Contracts

Hedging Strategies for Power Contracts Introduction The worldwide establishment of the power markets is primarily due to the global restructuring and reorganisation of the electricity and other energy supply market. Since the electric power industry is structured in three distinct segments of power generation ranging from production to transmission and…

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banking law firms in UAE
16 Nov 2019

Dishonour of cheques in India

Dishonour of cheques in India as per Negotiable Instruments Act 1881 Introduction The whole concept of using cheques, even at this day and age where other progressive modes of transactions are available, is to keep proper record and use it as proof of payment. There are more security and surety…

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Lawyers in Dubai
02 Nov 2019

outstanding bank loans payment

Do you have outstanding bank loans and credit card payments? “Some debts are fun when you are acquiring them, but none are fun when you set about retiring them.” Often, unexpected events can astound an individual in an array of ways like a change in employment, personal emergency, etc., which…

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Lawyers in Dubai
31 Oct 2019

Tort of Trade Mark Passing Off

The Tort of Trade Mark Passing Off Around the World Introduction The reason trademarks are so crucial in the modern business world is due to how the customers and consumer loyalty work. Often, when considering a particular industry such as, for example, fast food, there will be specific names which…

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