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Aviation laws of UAE
Feb 2019

The Montreal Convention

The Montreal Convention: Establishing Unity and Predictability for International Carriage Regulations Every day, around the world, approximately 93,000 flights ascend from 9,000 airports. Having become a regular mode of travel and statistically recognized as exponentially safer than driving, most aircraft passengers would not think to question the liability responsibilities of…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
Jan 2019

International Anti-Terrorism Conventions

A Global Purview of Counter-Terrorism Efforts With nearly 41% of all terrorist attacks resulting in casualty, and a dramatic increase in public targeted incidents, governing bodies representing both domestic and international interests alike have invested countless resources into better understanding why terrorism occurs, and how legislatively, it can be stopped.…

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arbitration in the UAE
Jan 2019

Arbitration, Conciliation, Mediation and Negotiation

Comparative Analysis of ADR Methods with focus on their Advantages and Disadvantages “The courts of this country should not be the places where the resolution of disputes begins. They should be the places where the disputes end after alternative methods of resolving disputes have been considered and tried.” -Sandra Day…

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labour law of UAE
Jan 2019

Understanding and Avoiding Immigration and Labour Bans in the UAE

Understanding and Avoiding Immigration and Labour Bans in the UAE In the United Arab Emirates, two significant categories of visa bans exist a labor ban and an immigration ban. Although these injunctions have been employed by the Ministry of Labour (and now Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation) for decades,…

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lawyers in Abu Dhabi
Jan 2019

Drone and UAV Regulations in the UAE

Drone Laws and Regulations in UAE With new innovations and big investments, drone technology continues to evolve almost every day, bringing more advanced drones to the market every few months. Almost every week we see press releases and research papers on the use of drones in new areas and industries.…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
Jan 2019

Whistleblowing and regulations

Whistleblowing and various regulations in the Middle East  “Without strong watchdog institutions, impunity becomes the very foundation upon which systems of corruption are built. And if impunity is not demolished, all efforts to bring an end to corruption are in vain.” - Rigoberta Menchú, Nobel Prize laureate Understanding Whistleblowing: Whistleblowing…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
Jan 2019

International Labor Standards

International Labor Standards An inevitable consequence of globalization is the increasing attention to international labor standards, especially the core labor standards as under international treaties. An essential element of the current economic undertaking is the creation of new production processes and work arrangements, the cultivation of complex supply chains, and…

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Law Firms in Dubai
Jan 2019

Lease Vs License : International Comparison

To Lease or to License… In the United Arab Emirates, there are stringent requirements for leasing… if only there was another way. There are two concepts which many jurisdictions recognize, a lease and a license. One of these concepts is formal in nature, while the other offers flexibility and an…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Jan 2019

Protection of Plant Varieties

International Overview on the Protection of Plant Varieties “Trees and plants always look like the people they live with”- Zora Neale Hurston Protection of plant variety is vital for the development of a nation since it provides for sustainability and the growth of the region. The effective and efficient system…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
Jan 2019

Criminal Law: Changes to Penal Code of Singapore

Prospective Amendments to Singapore’s Penal Code (Original Enactment: Ordinance 4 of 1871) Date Commenced: 16 September 1872 In July 2016, Singapore established a Penal Code review committee intended to perform a comprehensive assessment of the legal provisions currently protecting marginalized communities and members of the adolescent demographic. As of September…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Jan 2019

Healthcare and AI

  Abu Dhabi’s New Policy on the use of Artificial Intelligence in the Healthcare Sector Scientists throughout history have delivered many inventions that have continuously made human life much easier. The most recent technology that has changed all our lives is Artificial Intelligence. Artificial Intelligence (AI) would be termed by…

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Financial Lawyers in UAE
Dec 2018

DFSA Regulations on Cross-Border Crowdfunding

DFSA Regulations on Cross-Border Crowdfunding In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, when access to capital became difficult, the concept of Crowdfunding emerged. Crowdfunding, an outcome of the modern sharing economy, is a loaded term where old and new meanings have come up to describe similarly or the same…

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Company Formation in UAE
Dec 2018

Company Formation in Turkey

Mersin Free Trade Zone   At the beginning of 1987, Turkey set up various Free Zones. The First Free Trade Zone was built up in Mersin and Antalya in 1985. The building of the Mersin Free zone is on a geopolitically significant area in the Eastern Mediterranean shores. It lays…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Dec 2018

Good Samaritan Law

Good Samaritan Law Introduction What does it mean and imply when one is called a Good Samaritan? The term is regularly used in the news and by people when relating to stories of do-gooders in action. The name originates from a biblical story in which an individual helped another in…

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