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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
22 Dec 2019

Value Added Tax Penalties in the United Arab Emirates

Value Added Tax Penalties in the United Arab Emirates Abstract: Value Added Tax (VAT) is an indirect tax levied on consumption or the use of goods and services at each stage in the chain of its production and distribution; from raw material to its final sale based on the price…

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Lawyers in Dubai
19 Dec 2019

Amendments to the Canadian Trademarks Act

Amendments to the Canadian Trademarks Act Introduction to Intellectual Property Since the beginning of history, the commercial exchange has been an important sphere of concern for every organized society. Nowadays, the international community is undergoing a surge in international trade relations, manifested in the adoption of several international trade treaties…

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18 Dec 2019

Why is Copyright a Preferred Choice than Trademark Registration in UAE for Business Startups?

Today, UAE proffers potential opportunities in almost all business sectors with its genial business ecosystem and has become home to multinational companies and entrepreneurs. So whether you have just popped up with a unique business idea, protecting your business idea is a whip-smart move. Pondering over the past decade, applications…

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Lawyers in Dubai
14 Dec 2019

Aircraft Repossession Procedures in the UAE

Aircraft Repossession Under the Cape Town Convention in the United Arab Emirates Let us face this: aircrafts are expensive, and we always tend to lease expensive assets with a depreciated value as opposed to purchasing the same. Therefore, one could safely say that aircraft leasing is one of the most…

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Contracting Lawyers in Dubai
12 Dec 2019

The Enforceability of Smart Contracts in India

The Enforceability of Smart Contracts in India Introduction In 1994, Nick Szabo, a legal scholar and cryptographer found that decentralized nature of cryptography could be used in smart contracts, which are basically self-executing contracts and ensure the performance of virtual agreements through blockchain technology to provide a hassle-free contract execution.…

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Business Laws in UAE
11 Dec 2019

Implications of Brexit on the Businesses in the United Arab Emirates

Implications of Brexit on the Businesses in the United Arab Emirates "Brexit", is a blend of words British and Exit and was coined by Peter Wilding. The Oxford English Dictionary in 2016 added Brexit to its volumes and awarded the honour of coining the term to Mr. Wilding. It is…

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pharmaceutical Laws in UAE
07 Dec 2019

Country Pharmaceutical Guide: Kuwait

Distribution of Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices and Medicines: Kuwait Introduction The area of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is regarded as an "emerging market" for pharmaceutical exports and bilateral trade. Learning this region's regulatory requirements can be beneficial for pharmaceutical exports. The Gulf countries ' regulations promote the importation of quality generic…

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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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