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Financial Lawyers in UAE
05 Sep 2020

Corporate Governance Law for JSC

Corporate Governance Law for JSC Corporate governance can be stated as a set of regulations, mechanisms, its process, and relations by which corporations are controlled and operated. It is a system of governance where the interests of various stakeholders involved with the Company is taken care of. It covers every…

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Lawyers in Dubai
02 Sep 2020

E-Commerce in the UAE

E-Commerce in the UAE “We buy things we don't need, with money we don't have, to impress people we don't like.” -Dave Ramsey One of the most repeated lines from one of the most popular movies of the 20th century, one can see how the statement rings true in relation…

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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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Lawyers in Dubai
01 Sep 2020

DIFC Data Protection Law, 2020

DIFC Data Protection Law, 2020 Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC), issued DIFC Law Number 5 of 2020, a new Data Protection Law ("DPL"), replacing the existing Data Protection regime, first enacted in 2007. DPL aims to strengthen its standards by providing enhanced controls for the Processing and free movement of…

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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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