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JAFZA Company Formation
Jun 2017

JAFZA Company Formation

JAFZA COMPANY FORMATION  Construction of the Arc De Triomphe Paris took nearly thirty years until its inauguration by the French King, Louis-Phillippe in 1836. How much time in your view would it take to construct a metropolitan city that boasts international investors into the heart of desert barren lands? From…

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Top IT Law Firms in Dubai
Jun 2017

Cyber Crimes & Courts

Cyber Crimes & Courts Jurisdiction (by default) is the practical and ultimate authority within the legal society to administer, review and to execute laws and regulations within a well-defined area of region and responsibility. Therefore, immediately following the commission of a crime within a particular state, the judicial body in that province…

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Criminal Lawyers in Bahrain
Jun 2017

Careful Conscious - A look at Bahrain's Criminal Law

Careful Conscious - A look at Bahrain's Criminal Law It is, in fact, the ability to consciously use our brains that separate us, the human race, from other animals we term as ‘wild.’ This ability is perhaps celebrated, but also to be used carefully and with caution. This ability also paves the…

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Cargo Claims in UAE
Jun 2017

Cargo Claims in UAE

Cargo Claims in UAE “The good seaman weathers the storm he cannot avoid, and avoids the storm he cannot weather.” Cargo claims are primarily commercial rights. As the whole purpose of trade in maritime is to deliver cargo from point A to B, thereby promoting international trade and enhancing economies…

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Lawyers in UAE
Jun 2017

Environmental Global Guide 2017-2018

Environmental regulatory framework What are the key pieces of environmental legislation and the regulatory authorities? The primary legislation for environmental protection in the UAE is Federal Law Number 24 of 1999 for the protection and development of the environment (Environmental Law). Other laws relevant to environmental issues are: Federal Law…

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Corporate Lawyers in Dubai
Jun 2017

UAE Commercial Companies Law - Responsibility of New Partner(s)

Legal Responsibility of the New Partner in a Company New and strategic partnerships can be a great way to reinvigorate a dull and lackluster business. This exercise has been carried out several times over the past few years by Fortune 200 companies choosing to partner to establish a stronghold on their market.…

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Trademark Registration Guide for GCC - STA Law Firm
Jun 2017

Trademark Registration Guide - GCC (Updated June 2017)

Country and Applicable Legislation Length of Trademark (in years) Trademark Definition Eligible Applicants Documentation Requirement Language Requirement and Procedures Treaty/ Classification Treaty/Classification Benefits Trademark Registration in UAE United Arab Emirates (the UAE ). The UAE Trademark Law Number 37 of 1992 was amended by Law number 19 of 2000 followed…

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Arbitration Lawyers in Dubai
Jun 2017

The Effect of Brexit on International Arbitration

The Effect of Brexit on International Arbitration ‘When life gives you orange, make orange juice'1 Does life always give oranges, you may ask? To some, oranges are acidic but for a few a morning without orange juice is like a day without sunshine. They are packed with vitamin C and…but…

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Taxation Lawyers in UAE
Jun 2017

A Study of the Indian Tax System

Part 1: A Study of the Indian Tax System   Part 2: Taxation of E-commerce Transactions From the printing press to the digital revolution, humankind has been inclined to innovate first and plan later. It goes without saying that in the modern world, technology develops faster than the law. Cell- phones and…

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Lawyers in Dubai
May 2017

Labeled Liable (Part II)

Labeled Liable Part II of II “Surround yourself with assets, not liabilities.” Introduction Liability is a billion-dollar word. Legally, socially and morally, all actions are subject to and governed by a sense of moderation. A civil liability claim and the concept of abatement go hand in hand since a claim…

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Energy Lawyers in UAE
May 2017

Because We're Stronger Together – Nuclear Energy in India

Because We're Stronger Together – Nuclear Energy in India “I would like nuclear fusion to become a practical power source. It would provide an inexhaustible supply of energy, without pollution or global warming.”                                                                                                                                                                                       -Stephen Hawking As an author of the article, I weigh the strength of Nuclear energy against…

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Law Firms in Singapore
May 2017

The New Takeover and Merger Code of Singapore

The new Takeover and Merger Code of Singapore   Our current capitalistic society has created an atmosphere of intense competition. Of course, competition isn’t the worst thing in the world, being one of the most important reasons we get the high-quality products and services that we do. Consumerism is only…

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Trademark Registration in Dubai
May 2017

An Analysis on Trademark Dilutions in US & EU

An Analysis on Trademark Dilution in US and EU   ‘Did you sleep well?’, Enquired Mr. S while sipping a steaming cup of latte in her client’s office. Mr. P, the client, replied indifferently ‘I don’t think I would be able to rest my eyes until we get a grip…

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Lawyers in UAE
May 2017

Legalities Surrounding Deposits in the UAE

Whose Money is it Anyway? The Legalities Surrounding Deposits in the UAE ‘Tiny details imperceptible to us decide everything! ’  - W.G Sebald   Some contractors may not pay attention to the phrases, conditions, or rules within their contracts. Ultimately this leads to conflicting and inadequate interpretations of clauses. For…

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