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Lawyers in Dubai
31 May 2020

DIFC-LCIA Arbitration comparison with DIAC Arbitration

DIFC-LCIA Arbitration comparison with DIAC Arbitration Manchester United is playing Arsenal. In an incredibly intense contest between the two, at the 85thminute, there is a coming together between the players inside the penalty box. The referee, to understand the incident and know who the perpetrator was, uses the help of…

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banking lawyers in Dubai
30 May 2020

Transfer of Shares in UAE

Transfer of Shares in UAE The governing of transfer of shares in a company is done by Federal Law Number 2/2015 on Commercial Companies Law (CCL) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The different types of companies that can be set up under the CCL comprise of a joint liability…

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Healthcare lawyers in UAE
30 May 2020

The Consideration of Coronavirus as a Force Majeure Event

The Consideration of Coronavirus as a Force Majeure Event As it continues to spread globally, coronavirus (COVID-19) has effectively ensnared the world’s attention and concern by bringing it to a standstill. As of 28th March 2020, the World Health Organization has confirmed 512,701 cases of the virus worldwide and a…

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Criminal Lawyers in UAE
30 May 2020

Appealing Power: The Power to Appeal

Appealing Power: The Power to Appeal Power and responsibility go hand in hand. The power to appeal renders the responsibility to seek justice, and the public prosecutors have been entrusted with such powers to seek appeals in certain civil and criminal matters in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The courts…

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competition Laws in UAE
18 May 2020

Regulation Governing Cartels in India: An Analysis

Regulation Governing Cartels in India: An Analysis In August 2016, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) levied an immense penalty it has levied to date – a whopping 63.2 billion rupees- in the infamous Cement Cartel case. The origin of the Cement Cartel case was a complaint filed by the…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
28 Apr 2020

Criminal Implications of Perjury An Examination of the UAE Penal Code

Criminal Implications of Perjury  An Examination of the UAE Penal Code Perjury, the crime of lying under oath, is an offence that derails the fundamental goal of the justice system – the discovery of the truth. Even some notable and influential entities have not been exempt to the consequences of…

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Contracting Lawyers in Dubai
27 Apr 2020

MAC Clauses in M&A transactions

MAC Clauses in M&A transactions In M&A transactions, buyers continuously grapple with the risk of the business ultimately delivered on closing falling short of what the buyer agreed to acquire. The parties negotiate the allocation of the risk between the buyer and the seller; the material adverse change "MAC" provisions…

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Law Firms in Dubai
21 Apr 2020

Country Guide: Consumer Protection and Product Liability in Bahrain and Oman

Q&A on Consumer Protection and Product Liability in Bahrain and Oman Sources of law Q1. What are the principal legislation and regulation pertaining to product liability? The main areas of law and regulation relating to product liability are: I. Oman Product liability is regulated by the: Consumer Protection Law (Royal…

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banking lawyers in Dubai
31 Mar 2020

Insolvency Law in the UAE

Insolvency Law in the UAE N Anand With UAE’s emergence as a global business hub, owing to its flexible economic structure and numerous free zones, financial bankruptcy and insolvency was an issue that plagued investors and individuals. To address this, the UAE introduced Federal Law Number 9 of 2016, otherwise…

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Financial Lawyers in UAE
24 Mar 2020

Public Procurement Law in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Public Procurement Law in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Though it is noteworthy that public procurement is a national activity, it is keenly gauged by international bodies like World Bank, World Trade Organization (WTO) that approximates the contribution of public procurement in GDP up to 10 to 15% signalling public procurement…

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Patent Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
04 Mar 2020

Patent Laws in the UAE

Patent Laws in the UAE (Part 1 of 2) Guidance to readers: This is the first part of a two-part series on various aspects of patent law in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) including statutory interpretation, dispute resolution mechanism, judicial authority, patent infringement, enforcement, rights of patent holders, procedural aspects and…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
26 Feb 2020

Grounds for Rejection of the Plaint: Indian CPC, 1908

Grounds for Rejection of the Plaint: The Indian Civil Procedure Code The plaint is petitioned for instituting a suit in the civil or commercial courts. A court of civil jurisdiction will be administered by the provisions of the Civil Procedure Code, 1908 (CPC). Order VII of CPC is visualized with the provisions…

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Lawyers in Dubai
31 Jan 2020

Indian Civil Procedure Code: Reciprocating Territory and Superior Court

Reciprocating Territory and Superior Court in the Indian Civil Procedurs Code  George SK and N. Anand The Ministry of Law and Justice of India has passed a notification on 17 January 2020 in the official Gazette of India declaring United Arab Emirates to be a reciprocating territory in respect with Explanation 1…

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Mediation laws in UAE
07 Jan 2020

Mediation Between Victims and Offenders

Victim-Offender Mediation: An alternative to the Criminal Justice System? Abstract: Victims feel progressively baffled and estranged by our current frameworks for justice. Despite the fact that the criminal justice framework exists accurately, victims abused by criminal conduct have no legitimate remaining during the time spent getting justice. Traditionally, mediation is…

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