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Property Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
11 May 2022

Force Majeure Events and Contract Clauses in GCC

Force Majeure Events and Contract Clauses in the GCC Force Majeure is a French word that means a greater force in English. It is connected to the concept of the Act of God, where there is an unexpected happening of event.  Although, Force Majeure is an exception as it includes not…

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Law Firms in Dubai
13 Mar 2022

Understanding Censorship Across the GCC

Understanding Censorship Across the GCC Censorship is one method of the government to control media. Censorship is characterized as concealment or forbiddance of speech or composing that is considered subversive of the benefit of everyone. It happens in all manifestations of power in some degree, yet in present day times…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
27 Dec 2021

Economic and Fraud Provisions in the Middle East

Economic and Fraud Provisions in the Middle East “There is one and only one social responsibility of business – to use its resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits so long as it stays within the rules of the game, which is to say, engages in open…

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family laws in UAE
14 Dec 2021

UАE Personаl Status Lаw

UАE Personаl Status Lаw Introduction The United Аrаb Emirаtes is а culturаl meltdown with more thаn 200 nаtions, аnd the pаst people аccounted for more thаn 90 percent of the populаtion. The UАE government continues to implement meаsures to bring а more аttrаctive environment for ex-pаts, in line with its…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
09 Dec 2021

Bounced Cheques no longer a Criminal Offense Post 2 January 2022

Bounced Cheques no longer a Criminal Offense Post 2 January 2022 “The moment I write out a cheque, it’s an asset I have written off” – Shiv Nadar. The UAE being a business hub with a growing economy, cheques are one of the common forms of payments and a technique…

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Lawyers in Dubai
28 Nov 2021

An article on UAE's New Data Law

An article on UAE's New Data Law Nowadays, most of the transactions we do today is digital and information of individuals are no longer in pen and paper but it’s in zeros and ones, so for individuals, it is very important to secure its data than ever. The UAE introduced…

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Lawyers in Dubai
06 Oct 2021

Construction Industry Claims in the UAE

Basis of claims in the construction industry in the UAE Disputes are widespread in the construction sector. Disputes develop owing to conflicts between any of the parties to the contract. Disputes may be detrimental to construction projects, causing enormous costs, disruptions, & reduced productivity. To execute a construction project on…

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consumer protection laws in UAE
23 May 2021

The Legality of Backdating Contracts

The Legality of Backdating Contracts Introduction  The “contract date”, seemingly a very basic concept, can contribute to some problems and confusion among parties contracting therein. The main issue that parties may face is regarding the interpretation of the dates mentioned in the contract. There are essentially three types of dates…

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