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Financial Lawyers in UAE
Nov 2018

Cyber Liability Insurance

Cyber Liability Insurance The Cyberspace The world is in a continually developing state, with new and exciting inventions and technologies arising on a regular basis. It would take some form of expert, or perhaps your average teenager, to entirely keep up to date with all that is new. However, while…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Nov 2018

India: Substantial Acquisition of Shares and Take-Over (SEBI) Regulations

Substantial Acquisition of Shares and Take-Over (SEBI) Regulations 2011 Overview   Introduction The Indian economy has been marked by many critical structural initiatives which intend to build the strength and substantial growth over the past two decades.  In the last t 25 years, India has gained a lot in the…

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consumer protection laws in UAE
Nov 2018

Consumer Protection Law - Country Focus: Oman

Oman Consumer Protection Law “Competition is not only the basis of protection to the consumer but is the incentive to progress” – Herbert Hoover Introduction Consumer protection is a vital part of a healthy economy. Every country has its regulations in place to ensure the consumers are treated fairly and…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Oct 2018

Project Financing: GCC Overview

Examining Project Financing issues and Regulations Introduction Driving through Dubai one is inundated with the view of cranes and construction sites, however, if a closer look is taken it becomes increasingly more evident that many, if not most of these sites are inactive and the buildings are left skeletons of…

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Law Firms in Abu Dhabi
Oct 2018

Criminal Conspiracy under UAE Law

The Curious Case of Accomplice “A good friend will help you move, but a true friend will help you move a body.”                                                                                                             ~Steven J. Daniels The Jigsaw of Accomplice Liability Towards the end of 2017, the UAE public was made aware that there had been a massive syndicate…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Oct 2018

Company Formation in Sohar Port and Free Zone

Company Formation in Sohar Port and Free Zone The Port and the Free Zone Located on the northern coast of Oman, Sohar is a city with quite a colorful past. It is quite an old and famous city, steeped in history. The city is the largest within the northern areas…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Oct 2018

UAE Criminal Law - Crimes Committed Outside UAE

The Territorial Applicability of Criminal Law in the UAE Introduction In may sound odd, but there is a difference between international criminal law and criminal international law. What’s more is that the differentiation between these two seemingly similar sounding things is of essential importance. The international criminal law is a…

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Financial Lawyers in UAE
Oct 2018

Non Conventional Trademarks

Non Conventional Trademarks Introduction Have a break, have a… Every chocolate lover knows the end of that saying. This chocolate is known for its' four fingers, chocolate-wrapped wafer goodness, and its' iconic tagline, but is it well-known enough to be considered "well-known?" Are well-known trademarks as viable an option as…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Oct 2018

A Guide to Non-compete Clauses in the MENA Region

A Guide to Non-compete Clauses in the Middle East Introduction Non-compete clauses are sometimes incorporated into the contracts of employees to ensure the security and protection of the employer if an employee decides to move to another company. When working for an entity, individuals will likely pick up on and…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
Oct 2018

UAE Criminal Law – Intention Vs. Negligence

Criminal Accountability – Intention VS. Negligence in Criminal Law Introduction “Mens Rea” or criminal intent refers to an individual’s state of mind at the time he committed a crime. People who have criminal intent are fully aware of the act or omission they are about to commit and they are…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Oct 2018

UK Energy Efficiency Regulations

UK Energy Efficiency Regulations Time to Save the World Looking at the world around us, we can realize just how small we all are. Tiny specs upon the surface of the comparatively large planet, it would seem highly unlikely that we could ever indeed make a substantial impact on the…

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Lawyers in Saudi Arabia
Oct 2018

ISIC Regulations in KSA

Implementation of ISIC Regulations in Saudi Arabia   Saudi Arabia. A Time of Change Saudi Arabia is going through a lengthy and extremely wide-reaching change in its regulations and general overall economic standing. These plans often referred to as the National Transformation Plan and Vision, is set to reach fruition…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Oct 2018

ADGM Regulations of Corporate Beneficial Ownership and Control

ADGM Regulations of Corporate Beneficial Ownership and Control People do not have to look any harder than turning on a news channel to see that corruption and crime are always in the news as central points for most news stories. However, what is less known by the public reading the…

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Law Firms in Dubai
Sep 2018

Non-Compete Clauses in Employment Contracts

Civil and Criminal Effects of Non-Competition Condition in UAE Labor Law Introduction The Federal Law Number 8 of 1980 regarding UAE Labor law (the Labor Law) contains a provision under Article 127 which allows the employer to require the worker not to compete or to participate in a competing project…

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