Law Blog Categories

more
Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
07 Mar 2022

ADGM Data Protection Rules 2021-2022

ADGM Data Protection Rules 2021-2022 “Availability of protection ensures reliability and timely access to data and resources to authorized individuals.” Organizations must emphasize educating about their responsibilities under the new ADGM Data Protection Regulations, conducting a disparity test to find whether their current systems are vulnerable or appropriate, considering any…

Read more
Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
01 Mar 2022

Dealing with Counterfeits in the UAE

Dealing with Counterfeits in the UAE Introduction Businesses engaging with counterfeit items in the UAE now risk significantly harsher sanctions, again for legitimate brand owners. The maximum punishment for counterfeiting has been increased from AED 10,000 (about USD 2,700) to AED 1 million (approximately USD 275,000) for pharmaceutical and food…

Read more
Lawyers in Dubai
27 Feb 2022

Decree 34 of 2021 and Development in Arbitration in Dubai

Decree 34 of 2021 and Development in Arbitration in Dubai "Arbitration is justice blended with charity" - Nachman of Breslov The Dubai Decree number 34 of 2021 regarding the Dubai International Arbitration Centre was published on 14 September 2021. The new Decree will reform the framework of Arbitration in the Emirate of Dubai.…

Read more
Law Firms in Dubai
23 Feb 2022

Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) offerings in the UAE and Legalities Surrounding them

Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) offerings in the UAE and Legalities Surrounding them In these times of economic instability, and as the coronavirus continues to wreak havoc worldwide, buy-now-pay-later (BNPL) solutions are eclipsing credit cards more conveniently and transparently to fund transactions. E-commerce has developed over the last two years,…

Read more
Data security Laws in UAE
10 Feb 2022

Crypto Asset Regulation in the UAE - A Guide

Crypto Asset Regulation in the UAE - A Guide The sphere of crypto assets is continuously evolving in all spheres in the global area. The terminology is simultaneously advancing with terms such as crypto assets, cryptocurrencies, security tokens, etc. The regulation of these crypto-assets is a matter of frequent discussion…

Read more
Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
02 Feb 2022

Patent waiver on vaccines

Patent waiver on vaccines A patent right is an absolute right given for an invention of a product or process which will proscribe others from utilizing, distributing or retailing the product without the consent of the owner. The patent protection is subjected under the TRIPS agreement. The patent holders have the prerogative to manufacture, sell, and use the vaccine for the entire term of 20 years from the date of the filing of the…

Read more
Lawyers in Dubai
01 Feb 2022

Business Closure in the UAE, and How it Must Be Pursued

Business Closure in the UAE, and How it Must Be Pursued When you decide to close your business in the UAE, you must cancel your business license as well as any related permits. Pretext It is imperative that the relevant government bodies are aware that you are no longer in…

Read more
taxation lawyers in UAE
24 Jan 2022

GCC VAT Agreement

GCC VAT Agreement Introduction Globally the VAT system has been around for a long time. However, for the most part, Arab countries have been operating tax-free in that respect. Over 160 countries around the world have adopted the indirect tax method to reduce the fiscal deficit and facilitate a steady…

Read more
Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
20 Jan 2022

Dubai Science Park City Freezone

Dubai Science Park 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 Companies…

Read more
Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
14 Jan 2022

UAE Joined Madrid System in December 2021

UAE's Accession to Madrid System in December 2021: Understanding the implications The Government of the United Arab Emirates has declared its move to join the Madrid Protocol System, which will come into force on the 28th of December 2021. The move indicates the UAE becoming the 109th country globally and…

Read more
Law Firms in Dubai
12 Jan 2022

Limitation of Liability in Maritime Matters

Limitation of Liability in Maritime Matters The existence of vessels trade generally includes them in mishaps that result in claims. Personal injury, property damage (such as harm to vessels and beacons on the seashore and coast setups), shipment damage, and other claims may be made. In a broad sense, any…

Read more
arbitration lawyers in Dubai
05 Jan 2022

Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in the UAE

Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in the UAE Enforcement is agreeing with a contract with an appropriate dispute resolution mechanism. The UAE introduced federal Law No.6 of 2018 on Arbitration in 2018. It clarifies the procedures to challenge the enforcement of an arbitral award before the onshore UAE courts. The arbitration…

Read more
Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
05 Jan 2022

Guide on Common Law system in the UK and the Civil Law system in UAE

  A Guide Distinguishing the English Common Law system and the UAE Civil Law  “The legal system is often a mystery, and we, its priests, preside over rituals baffling to everyday citizens.”  - Henry Miller  Introduction: Generally, the judiciary is divided into two systems, one is the Common Law system and another…

Read more
Data security Laws in UAE
03 Jan 2022

Cryptocurrency's Ransomware Problem (USA)

Explaining Cryptocurrency's Ransomware Problem (USA) Introduction A hacker gains access to a company's computer system and encrypts its data, effectively halting operations. The data is then held captive by the hacker until a ransom is paid. If the demand is for Bitcoin or another cryptocurrency, the victim must open a cryptocurrency…

Read more