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Lawyers in Dubai
01 Sep 2020

Cybercrimes and Punishment in the UAE

Cybercrimes and their Punishment in the UAE Any illicit use of the internet, computer network, electronic website or any other information technology means is prohibited and shall constitute as a cybercrime. The use of the internet for the invasion of privacy, for provoking another to commit a crime or for…

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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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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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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
02 Jun 2020

Conspiracy for Abetment of Crimes

Law Governing Conspiracy for Abetment of Crimes Urging a person to commit an illegal act or crime is as much an offence as the carrying out of such criminal offence. Federal Law Number 3 of 1987 promulgating the Penal Code (“Code”) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) mandates that any…

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Lawyers in Dubai
08 May 2020

The Power to Appeal

Appealing Power: The Power to Appeal Power and responsibility go hand in hand. The power to appeal renders the responsibility to seek justice, and the public prosecutors have been entrusted with such powers to seek appeals in certain civil and criminal matters in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The courts…

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Healthcare lawyers in UAE
03 May 2020

Coronavirus as a Force Majeure Event

The Consideration of Coronavirus as a Force Majeure Event As it continues to spread globally, coronavirus (COVID-19) has effectively ensnared the world’s attention and concern by bringing it to a standstill. As of 28th March 2020, the World Health Organization has confirmed 512,701 cases of the virus worldwide and a…

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Lawyers in Dubai
16 Apr 2020

Criminal Implications of Perjury

Criminal Implications of Perjury  An Examination of the UAE Penal Code Perjury, the crime of lying under oath, is an offence that derails the fundamental goal of the justice system – the discovery of the truth. Even some notable and influential entities have not been exempt to the consequences of…

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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
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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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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Lawyers in Dubai
02 Feb 2020

Counterfeit Goods and Piracy UK

Laws surrounding Counterfeit Goods and Piracy in the United Kingdom The terms "piracy" and "counterfeiting" of goods refer to manufacturing, distributing and selling inferior copies of products which have been made without the permission of the intellectual property rights holder in the said goods. Inferior copies of goods are intended…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
02 Jan 2020

The Countermeasures of drug laws in the UAE

The Countermeasures against Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances under drug laws in the UAE “Drugs are reality’s legal loopholes." Jeremy P. Johnson Drugs have destroyed many lives; however, flawed governmental laws have killed many more. After years of drug regulations set in place, the world is still facing the same…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
02 Jan 2020

Advantages of Intelligence Policing

Advantages of Intelligence Policing The terms ‘intelligence’ and ‘policing’ put together often strike thoughts pertaining to some fashion of covert surveillance system that is used to gather information in an undisclosed manner. However, the true meaning of the term intelligence policing, or “intelligence led policing” (a more meaningful way to…

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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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