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Banking Lawyers in Dubai
Sep 2017

Boarding Complete: An Islamic Rendering

Boarding Complete: An Islamic Rendering Part II of II In our previous issue, we discussed the Shariah principles of ijara, simple ijara, ijara wa iqtina, ijara mawsufa fi al dimmah, istisna’a, and how ijara and mawsufa fi al dimmah work. Our attorney’s had detailed the different types of leasing provided…

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Law Firms in DIFC
Sep 2017

The Dubai International Financial Centre & Its Jurisdiction

DIFC: A Jurisdictional Overview The DIFC courts exist as a jurisdictional island within the Dubai panorama. The Dubai International Financial Centre (the DIFC) Courts were established back in 2004 by His Highness, Dubai's ruler at the time, Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Providing an independent administration of justice in…

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Technology Law Firms in Dubai
Sep 2017

MAN, the Law, and Algorithms!

MAN, the Law, and Algorithms! “Computers will overtake humans with Artificial Intelligence within the next 100 years. When that happens, we need to make sure that computers have goals aligned with ours.”         Stephen Hawking A few years ago, I used to take the morning bus to reach…

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VAT Lawyers in Dubai
Sep 2017

Keeping it Simple: Federal Law Number (8) of 2017 on Value Added Tax

Keeping it Simple: Federal Law Number (8) of 2017 on Value Added Tax   The UAE's new governing law regarding VAT is the Federal Decree-Law Number (8) of 2017 (the Law). According to Article (1) of the Law defines Value Added Tax as ‘tax levied on import and/ or supply…

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Company Formation in Dubai Airport Free Zone
Aug 2017

Company Formation in Dubai Airport Free Zone

Company Formation in Dubai Airport Free Zone In its early years, the renowned Emirates airlines had to lease aircraft(s) from its counterparts in Pakistan to meet the growing demand in the aviation industry in the Middle East.{C}[i]{C} Although, the global airline sector back then was not the same as it…

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Indian Lawyers in Sharjah
Aug 2017

Note Unnote - Recent Developments in Indian Companies Act

Note Unnote  - Recent Developments in Indian Companies Act This line was added at the last minute. Before adding this line, the title to this article was changed. Just in case you were thinking that there’s no word such as ‘unnote’, believe me – there is. It means not noting;…

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Banking Law Firms in Dubai
Aug 2017

Boarding Complete: An Islamic Rendering (Part 1 of 2)

Boarding Complete: An Islamic Rendering Part I of II Islamic Principles not only lay guidance on the relationship between man and God but also provide directives on a system of transactions for dealings between man and man to lead a life in an Islamic way. Such Islamic jurisprudence referred to…

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Cyber Crime Lawyers in Dubai
Aug 2017

Att(H)ack - Anti Cyber Crime Law in Saudi Arabia

ATT(H)ack- Anti-Cyber Crime Law in Saudi Arabia “Cyberterrorism could also become more attractive as the real and virtual worlds become (tightly) coupled, with automobiles, apps, and other devices attached to the Internet.” -        {C}{C}{C}Dorothy Denning The clandestine and privacy advantages, the information superhighway, and the possibility to buy your plane…

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Construction Law Firms in Dubai
Aug 2017

FIDIC and ENAA: Comparison (Part II of II)

FIDIC AND ENAA: COMPARISON Part II of II In our previous issue, we discussed FIDIC and ENAA forms which are an internationally recognized and utilized form of contracts and the general comparisons between them. Our attorneys had also detailed the requirements of data accuracy, and other conditions of companies. Although,…

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Corporate Lawyers in Dubai
Aug 2017

Share Unshare – The 51:49 rule in UAE on Share Distribution in LLCs

Share Unshare – The 51:49 rule in UAE on Share Distribution in LLCs Profit is not the (only) legitimate purpose of (any) business. The legitimate purpose of business is to provide a product or service that people need and do it so well that it’s profitable.  James Rouse Paula J…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
Aug 2017

Threat - The Role of Coercion Under UAE Law

ThREAT - THE ROLE OF COERCION UNDER UAE LAW It is almost universally accepted, both in law and with consideration of morals that agreements entered into under coercion cannot, at all, be considered binding. Thus one is not obligated to keep, and the law will not enforce, a contract you undertake to…

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Shipping Law Firms in Dubai
Aug 2017

Maritime Arbitration- Legal Perspectives

Maritime Arbitration- Legal Perspectives Courts can no longer individually address the issue of conflict resolution and as such the modern business world requires an alternative means of conflict resolution to meet its demands. A need arises for a legal mechanism through which parties can resolve their disputes quickly, fairly, efficiently,…

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Technology Law Firm in Dubai
Jul 2017

Are You App Safe?

Are You App Safe? “People have forgotten this truth," the fox said. "But you mustn’t forget it. You become responsible forever for what you’ve tamed. You’re responsible for your rose.”  - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry It was in the land of far away, and serenity paraded green landscapes, flowers, dew, rain…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Jul 2017

Court Side Justice

Court-Side Justice ‘You don’t go on bended-knee to petition the official culture for your rights. You have to take them.’ -Terrance McKenna Countries are not sustained, and their peoples are not stable where a superior judicial system is not in place. Achieving a system of justice is not possible unless…

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