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Lawyers in Dubai
Feb 2019

Nuclear Liability Insurance

Guide to Global Nuclear Liability Insurance and Claims   Contents: 1. Introduction 2. How is nuclear energy liability insurance structured? 3. Principles or fundaments governing Nuclear Liability Insurance 4. International Conventions Paris Convention 1960 Brussels Convention 1963 Vienna Convention 1963 Convention of Supplementary Compensation 1997 2004 Paris/Brussels Protocol 5. Global…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Feb 2019

A Look at Recent Development in NLRB’s Proposed Rules for Joint-Employers

NLRB’s New Proposed Rule with Regard to Joint-Employers The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), on September 14, 2018, issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking setting the standard for determining the existence of joint-employer relationships. According to the NLRB, the said proposed rule would provide predictability, stability, and consistency in the…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Feb 2019

Intellectual Property Law - Trademarks and Geographical Indication under UAE Law

Intellectual Property Rights - Requirement of protection of ‘Geographical Indication’ and its obligations on the UAE “There is certainly no kind of property, in the nature of things, so much his own, as the works which a person originates from his own creative imagination: And when he has spent great…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Feb 2019

Mediation in the UAE

Commercial Mediation in the UAE  “Mediation is one of the most effective tools of non-violence. It can turn parties away from conflict, towards compromise” - Miroslav Lajčák Meaning Mediation is a form of Alternative Dispute Resolution system (ADR) wherein the matter at issue is solved with the help of a…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
Feb 2019

Global Perspective on the Crime of Aggression

A Global Perspective on the Crimes of Aggression A crime of aggression is committed when a political or military leader of a State causes the respective State to use force illegally against another State, provided that the force used constitutes a violation of the United Nations Charter in its character,…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
Feb 2019

International and Domestic Perspective on Anti Discrimination Laws

International Perspective on Anti Discrimination and Laws relating to Anti Discrimination in the UAE “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.” ―…

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Criminal Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
Feb 2019

Laws and Regulations on Illegal Drugs : Singapore

 “Wasted? So is your life”- Drug laws in Singapore Singapore by far has the toughest drug laws in the world. The country’s strong and determined hold on the Misuse of Drugs Act has implemented a penalty for even possessing a small amount of illegal narcotic substance. In fact, the country…

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commercial lawyers in Dubai
Feb 2019

Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement of 2010

Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement of 2010 Signed in 2011 (although not yet implemented), the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) represents the combined efforts made by the US, Canada, the EU, Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and South Korea to reform global Intellectual Property (IP) enforcement standards. The Agreement was established to redirect…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Feb 2019

Anti-Bribery Regulation in the UAE

Anti-Bribery Legislation in the UAE Subsequent to the economic stagnation of 2008, the UAE assumed proactive measures to indict individuals who violated the Federal Penal Code’s anti-bribery legislation. Despite the surfacing of several prominent cases, the regulations, which were enacted in the 1980s, still remain wholly foreign to many businesses…

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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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