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Healthcare lawyers in UAE
01 Mar 2021

Manufacturing, Importation, Marketing and Advertising of Healthcare Products and Medicines in UAE

Q&A guide to the commercialisation of healthcare in the United Arab Emirates Question Set: Medicines Question Body: What is the definition of medicine (or equivalent) in your jurisdiction? Answer Body: "Medical products" are defined in UAE law as "all drugs, medical devices or healthcare products". "Drug" is defined as "any…

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corporate lawyers in Saudi Arabia
28 Feb 2021

Doing Business in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia | STA Law Firm

Doing Business in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia- Part I What is the legal system in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA)? The legal system in the Kingdom is primarily based on: Civil law, heavily relying on Sharia law and Islamic teachings on matters that are not codified under the…

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arbitration lawyers in Dubai
27 Feb 2021

Legality of the Unilateral Appointment of an Arbitrator in India

Legality of the Unilateral Appointment of an Arbitrator: India A unilateral appointment clause is an agreement that gives one of the parties the opportunity to choose between two available options to settle a dispute, while only one of the options is available to the other party. Whether Unilateral Appointment Clauses…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
23 Feb 2021

Duress in Contract Law

Duress in Contract Law In UAE, all legal aspects in regards to contractual related issues are encapsulated under the UAE Civil Code and the UAE Commercial Code. It is difficult to establish between illegitimate and legitimate duress as in regards to commercial contracts, a certain level of duress is expected…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
21 Feb 2021

Manufacturing, Registration, Importation and Export of Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices in Bahrain

Pharma 2020 Bahrain 1. What are the main laws governing the manufacture and sale of pharmaceuticals in Bahrain? Bahrain Decree-Law No. 18/1997 with Respect to the Practice of Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Centres (as amended by Bahrain Decree-Law No. 20/2015) (the Law). 2. Are there any significant differences in this area…

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Law Firms in Dubai
20 Feb 2021

Anti-Trust Laws in the Kingdom of Bahrain

Competition Law, 2020: Bahrain 1. What is the name of the main regulator/ regulators governing the competition law in this jurisdiction? The Authority for Promotion and Protection of Competition. 2. In the context of a merger acquisition in what circumstances, are the seller and/or the purchaser required to notify the…

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Financial Lawyers in UAE
19 Feb 2021

Environment Laws and Regulations in 2020: Bahrain

Environment Regulations 2020: Kingdom of Bahrain 1. What is the main legislation governing contamination of land in Bahrain? What are the main penalties and how is liability determined? Bahrain Ministerial Order No. 21/1996 with respect to the Environment governs the issue of land contamination. Land is effectively protected by the…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
16 Feb 2021

Initial Public Offering - Qatar

Initial Public Offering - Qatar Introduction Qatar Exchange Company was established in 2009 replacing the Doha Securities Market. The exchange is monitored by Qatar Financial Market Authority (QFMA) and is a platform for trading various securities in the form of IPOs and other financial instruments. The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC)…

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Financial lawyers in Dubai
14 Feb 2021

The Collective Investment Law (DIFC Law No. 2 of 2010) – An Overview

The Collective Investment Law (DIFC Law No. 2 of 2010) – An Overview Collective Investment Law of 2010 The Collective Investment Law (DIFC Law Number 2 of 2010) came into force on 1 July 2010, and applies in the jurisdiction of the Dubai International Financial Centre. The Collective Investment Law…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
14 Feb 2021

Guide on Avoidance of Double Taxation (DTAA) – UAE & India

Guide on Avoidance of Double Taxation (DTAA) – UAE & India Introduction  Benjamin Franklin once said, there are two things you cannot avoid; death and taxes. In a country like the UAE, where tax is almost invisible, corporate tax is levied on oil companies and foreign banks as part of…

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Lawyers in Dubai
07 Feb 2021

Amendment of Income Tax Act– Singapore

Amendment of Income Tax Act– Singapore What is the Tax System in Singapore? The tax revenue collection in Singapore includes corporate tax, personal tax, Goods & Services tax, and property tax. The tax system in Singapore is one which many countries thrive on echoing as it is known for being…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
04 Feb 2021

Inchoate crimes and criminal responsibility

Inchoate crimes and criminal responsibility: UAE Law Introduction  As a general rule, criminal codes punish all those criminal acts preceding the commission of a crime. The liability hereunder is determined by the intention to commit the crime. It is to be kept in mind that, merely thinking about committing a…

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Law Firms in Kuwait
03 Feb 2021

Initial Public Offering : Kuwait

Initial Public Offering - Kuwait Introduction As per Law Number 7 of 2010, Regarding the Establishment of the Capital Markets Authority and Regulating Securities Activities, Security is defined as, “Any instrument - in any legal form - that evidences ownership of a share in a financial transaction and that is…

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Lawyers in Dubai
31 Jan 2021

Company Formation in Dubai Media City

Dubai Media City Freezone 1. What law established this freezone? This freezone was established by Dubai Law No. 1/2000 issued on 29 January 2000. 2. What are the main internal regulations governing this freezone? The regulations governing the Dubai Creative Clusters (DCC) were the Dubai Technology and Media Free Zone…

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