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banking lawyers in Dubai
25 Nov 2019

Insolvency and Restructuring in Singapore

Insolvency and Restructuring in Singapore Introduction Singapore is not only an attractive tourist and shopping destination. On 23 May 2017, the Ministry of Law (Singapore) officially amended the Companies Act of 1967 with certain provisions to simplify the restructuring companies’ debts. The South East Asian country became a potential indebtedness…

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family laws in UAE
23 Nov 2019

Pre-Nuptial Agreements in the UAE

Pre-Nuptial Agreements in the UAE Due to rising income and wealth, marriage and divorce have now started becoming a complex transaction. Pre-nuptial agreements have come to rescue for such complicated marital issues arising out of marriages either among Muslims or non-Muslims. Pre-nuptial agreement in general is a tool to legal…

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Financial Lawyers in UAE
21 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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Lawyers in Dubai
20 Nov 2019

The European Union Directive 2004/25/EC on Takeover Bids

European Union Anti-Takeover Takeovers or mergers have been common economic activity since the wave of globalization has swept the countries. According to United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), there has been increase in takeover and mergers with opening up of economies due to Organization for Economic Co-operation and…

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Lawyers in Dubai
19 Nov 2019

Disputes in International Civil Aviation

International Civil Aviation Dispute Settlement Introduction According to Grotius, “Every nation is free to travel to every other nation and to trade with it”. Nevertheless, the advent of aeronautics has brought with it the accumulation of unresolved disagreements in the global arena and the increase of international tensions. These disagreements…

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banking law firms in UAE
17 Nov 2019

India: The Negotiable Instruments Act 1881

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
14 Nov 2019

The Tort of Trade Mark Passing Off Around the World

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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banking lawyers in Dubai
11 Nov 2019

Omani Banking Regulations

Omani  Banking Regulations The banking business is an extremely vital activity in any economy and banks have a primary and synergist task to carry out. The behaviour of the banking and finance industry is dependent on the investors' trust, and trust will be rested and held by how banks work…

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Lawyers in Dubai
07 Nov 2019

New European Foreign Investment Screening Regulation

New European Foreign Investment Screening Regulation Introduction The European Union (EU) spans with twenty-eight (28) member states which have a combined population of approximately 500 million people. It is a massive draw for foreign investors in part due to its scale. With 28 member states spread across a large proportion…

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intellectual Property Laws in UAE
06 Nov 2019

Patent Infringements - Global Overview

A Guide to Patent Infringement: A Global Perspective Ideas and innovation are the cornerstones of any successful corporation. Given that modernisation and globalisation has had a significant impact on corporations, it is only fair that the ideas defining these businesses are given protection from being misused, manipulated or stolen. Stolen…

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banking lawyers in Dubai
05 Nov 2019

Loan Settlement with Banks, Travel Bans and other Implications

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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Financial lawyers in Dubai
29 Oct 2019

UAE Netting Law

UAE Netting Law As announced by the Dubai International Financial Centre (“DIFC”) on 14 December 2014, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has enacted the DIFC Law Number 2 of 2014 (the "DIFC Law"), in his capacity as the Ruler of Dubai. This legislation came into power as…

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Lawyers in Kuwait
27 Oct 2019

Executing Foreign Awards in Kuwait

Enforcing Foreign Awards in Kuwait Introduction With the world ever moving towards a more globalised structure, clarity and cooperation are more important than ever. The move towards a more integrated world has been occurring for decades, most notably following the end of the Second World War. Some of the most…

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Lawyers in Dubai
24 Oct 2019

Singapore Criminal Law: Understanding Common Intention

Common Intention Under Singapore Criminal Law Introduction The settlement in the former British crown colony on the Strait of Malacca which consists of four trade centres, namely, Penang, Singapore, Malacca and Labuan often referred to as the Straits Settlement which was taken over by the British East Indian Company. The…

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