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Lawyers in Dubai
Oct 2018

Project Financing: GCC Overview

Examining Project Financing issues and Regulations Introduction Driving through Dubai one is inundated with the view of cranes and construction sites, however, if a closer look is taken it becomes increasingly more evident that many, if not most of these sites are inactive and the buildings are left skeletons of…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
Sep 2018

Law Surrounding Mortgages in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi

The Enforcement of Mortgages in Abu Dhabi Mortgages- The Basics Mortgages are a type of loan banks provide for those looking to purchase a property. The purchasing of a property is a highly important part of the modern world, with everyone potentially being under that umbrella, from the most prominent…

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Property Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
Apr 2018

Securitization: UAE and Global Overview

Securitization: An Overview Introduction Securitization is a powerful financial tool that renders possible the profitability of illiquid assets. We all agree that securitization contributed to the 2008 Financial Crisis, demonstrating how this powerful business instrument is a double-edged sword: it is capable of both boosting and devastating an economy. The…

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Law Firms in Dubai
Feb 2018

Contracts Law - Extension of Time

Preventive Principle and Extension of Time Time and again we have discussed the level of dynamicity in the sectors and industries such as construction, maritime, cryptocurrency and the like. Today, we are going to analyze why these areas in specific are comparatively more dynamic than others – mainly because projects…

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Lawyers in Baharain
Jan 2018

Oil and Gas Guide: Bahrain

Oil and Gas Country Guide: Bahrain 1. What department/agency regulates oil and gas extraction? What are the primary laws which apply? Several government agencies regulate the oil and gas sector in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The National Oil & Gas Authority (the NOGA) regulates and develops Bahrain’s hydrocarbons sector. NOGA also…

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NEC4
Dec 2017

The Emerging Role of NEC Form of Contracts

GOOD FOURTUNE- NEC4 “It’s not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” - Charles Darwin Introduction Biological evolution has been “creating” lives on this earth for almost three billion years, constantly adapting everything to an ever-changing environment. It is…

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Real Estate Lawyers in Dubai
Nov 2017

Under the Radar

Under the Radar “Real estate investing, even on a very small scale remains a tried and true means of building an individual’s cash flow and wealth”  -        {C}{C}Robert Kiyosaki It is not strange to find Dubai to be investors’ favorite choice when it comes to real estate investment. Earning the…

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Banking Lawyers in Dubai
Nov 2017

Mortgage of Movable Assets in Dubai and the UAE

Mortgage of Movable Assets The enactment of UAE Federal Law Number 20 of 2016 Concerning Mortgaging of Movable Properties as Security for Debts (the New Law) is a milestone towards the UAE government’s initiative to bring positive changes in UAE’s mortgage law. In parallel to the recent laws on commercial…

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Law Firms in Abu Dhabi
Oct 2017

Demurrage Payments in Kuwait

Demurrage Payments in Kuwait What is the mindset of an entrepreneur looking to dip his toes in a new venture? Profits? Maybe, certainty? Certainty is a factor that all entrepreneurs look for in a business opportunity. However, certainty is also the factor that is least available to them; primarily, if…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
Oct 2017

Guide to Off Plan Property Laws in Abu Dhabi

GUIDE TO OFF-PLAN PROPERTY LAWS IN ABU DHABI Previously, laws concerning off-plan property sales in Abu Dhabi was a legal blind-spot that caused ambiguity and failure in securing the interests of the investors. However, the establishment of Law Number 3 of 2015 on the Regulation of Real Estate Sector in…

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Construction Law Firms in Dubai
Aug 2017

FIDIC and ENAA: Comparison (Part II of II)

FIDIC AND ENAA: COMPARISON Part II of II In our previous issue, we discussed FIDIC and ENAA forms which are an internationally recognized and utilized form of contracts and the general comparisons between them. Our attorneys had also detailed the requirements of data accuracy, and other conditions of companies. Although,…

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Construction Lawyers in Dubai
Jul 2017

FIDIC and the ENAA: A Careful Comparison

FIDIC AND ENAA COMPARISION In the complex and technical world of construction and large manufacturing projects, the contracts and negotiations on the terms of an agreement between the parties are a means to keep the complex relation of parties within the bounds of clear understanding by utilizing a standard form…

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Construction Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
May 2017

Construction Law and the Application of Time

Construction Law and the Application of Time   Power can not confer to what does not exist. Humankind has needed something to organize and structure his life, so we created time. So that, we using time as a benchmark can keep ourselves in check.  It is, essentially, a social construct,…

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Property Lawyers in UAE
Mar 2017

FIDIC in the Middle East - The Must Knows for Industry Players

FIDIC in the Middle East - The Must Knows for Industry Players   The UAE industry has seldom been ignorant to internationally set standards- that in more than one ways.    Originally established as an organization by three founding countries Belgium, France, and Switzerland- today FIDIC, which is an abbreviation…

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