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Lawyers in Dubai
29 Sep 2020

How ADGM Registered Entities can Own Real Estate in Dubai

How ADGM Registered Businesses can Own Real Estate in Dubai Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), an established free-zone and international financial centre in Abu Dhabi was legally established pursuant to Federal Decree Number 15 of 2013 and Abu Dhabi Law Number 4 of 2013 (the ADGM Founding Law). ADGM attracts…

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Lawyers in Dubai
15 Sep 2020

Cybercrimes and their Punishment in the UAE

Cybercrimes and their Punishment in the UAE Any illicit use of the internet, computer network, electronic website or any other information technology means is prohibited and shall constitute as a cybercrime. The use of the internet for the invasion of privacy, for provoking another to commit a crime or for…

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Financial Lawyers in UAE
15 Sep 2020

Corporate Governance Law for JSC

Corporate Governance Law for Joint Stock Companies Corporate governance can be stated as a set of regulations, mechanisms, its process, and relations by which corporations are controlled and operated. It is a system of governance where the interests of various stakeholders involved with the Company is taken care of. It…

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Lawyers in Dubai
14 Sep 2020

E-Commerce in the UAE

E-Commerce in the UAE “We buy things we don't need, with money we don't have, to impress people we don't like.” -Dave Ramsey One of the most repeated lines from one of the most popular movies of the 20th century, one can see how the statement rings true in relation…

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corporate lawyers in Dubai
13 Sep 2020

Challenging Expert Appointment in the UAE

Challenging Expert Appointment in the UAE The appointment of an expert in UAE (United Arab Emirates) can be challenged on the basis that the expert failed to carry out his duties in an impartial manner or without prejudice to either one of the parties. The expert appointed has to at…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
05 Sep 2020

Copyright Registration in the Middle East

Copyright Registration in the Middle East  Admittedly, the Middle East has something of a "Wild West" reputation, when it comes to some business behaviors. One of the most protuberant of these is the Middle Eastern perception of copying someone as a form of flattery, rather than as theft. In this…

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Financial Lawyers in UAE
25 Aug 2020

A Guide to REITs

A Guide on REITs Since time immemorial, real estate has been acknowledged as a historically significant investment class- one that offers increased portfolio diversification, low volatility, and optimally risk-adjusted returns. A Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) is a financial instrument that not only allows investment in real estate but an…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
24 Aug 2020

Non-payment of Service charges in Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Non-payment of Service charges in Dubai and Abu Dhabi The Real Estate Regulatory Agency ("RERA") issued a notice in April 2020, stating that the homeowners in Dubai who defaulted on 2019 service charge payments will have their fines waived. But did this mean that the waiver would extend to 2020…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
06 Aug 2020

A Guide to Laws on Medical Negligence in the Middle East

A Guide to Laws on Medical Negligence in the Middle East Since the middle of the twentieth century, the medical profession has demonstrated an increase in the incidence and severity of medical liability lawsuits. Some are of the opinion that the rise in litigation is useful as learning from errors…

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arbitration lawyers in Dubai
01 Aug 2020

Arbitration in Ras Al Khaimah

Procedural Overview onto the rules of arbitration at the Ras Al Kamiah Reconciliation and Commercial Arbitration Center Although a dispute may be resolved through court litigation, the parties in the new era are increasingly submitting their disputes for mediation, arbitration or any other Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ADR”). Since a long…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
26 Jul 2020

Law Governing Conspiracy for Abetment of Crimes

Law Governing Conspiracy for Abetment of Crimes Urging a person to commit an illegal act or crime is as much an offence as the carrying out of such criminal offence. Federal Law Number 3 of 1987 promulgating the Penal Code (“Code”) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) mandates that any…

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Healthcare lawyers in UAE
23 Jul 2020

Termination in case of Terminal Illness, UAE

Termination in case of Terminal Illness, UAE It has been an unexpectedly enlightening experience to see patients' primary concern once they are diagnosed with a terminal illness is whether they will be able to continue working while they are receiving their treatment or not and the extent of treatment on…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
21 Jul 2020

Regulations Governing Insurance Brokers in the UAE

Laws and Regulations Governing Insurance Brokers in the UAE  An Insurance Broker is defined under Federal Law Number 6 of 2007 (in respect of the establishment of the Insurance Authority and Regulating the Insurance Practice) as: “The person mediating independently in insurance or reinsurance operations between the insurance/reinsurance applicant on…

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Lawyers in Dubai
20 Jul 2020

IP Issues in Social Media Content

IP Issues in Social Media Content During the Congressional questioning of Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, in April 2018, Zuckerberg said: “Every piece of content that you share on Facebook, you own, and you have complete control over who sees it and … how you share it, and you can…

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