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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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Company Formation in Dubai
11 Mar 2020

JAFZA Offshore Regulations and UAE Companies Law: Voting Rights and Key Differences

UAE Companies Law and JAFZA Offshore Companies Regulations : Key Differences All corporations undergo a development phase that is affected by a range of external factors such as market conditions, economic climate, implications, and new regulations, to name a few. Internal affairs of an organization, the roles and responsibilities of the…

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Lawyers in Dubai
05 Feb 2020

A Guide to Foreign Direct Investment in India

A Guide to Foreign Direct Investment in India Imagine that you are a child in India during the 1980s. Your uncle, who resides abroad in Switzerland, has come for his vacation and gifts you a goody bag filled with exquisite chocolates such as Lindt, Milka and Toblerone, all of which…

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Company Formation in Bahrain
04 Feb 2020

Company Formation in Bahrain International Airport Freezone

Freezone Law: Bahrain International Airport 1. What law established this free zone? Bahrain International Airport is not actually a Free Zone, although it is sometimes mistakenly referred to as one. The Airport Zone is governed by the Sovereign wealth fund of the nation, Mumtalakat. 2. What are the main internal…

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18 Dec 2019

Why is Copyright a Preferred Choice than Trademark Registration in UAE for Business Startups?

Today, UAE proffers potential opportunities in almost all business sectors with its genial business ecosystem and has become home to multinational companies and entrepreneurs. So whether you have just popped up with a unique business idea, protecting your business idea is a whip-smart move. Pondering over the past decade, applications…

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Lawyers in Dubai
20 Nov 2019

The European Union Directive 2004/25/EC on Takeover Bids

European Union Anti-Takeover Takeovers or mergers have been common economic activity since the wave of globalization has swept the countries. According to United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), there has been increase in takeover and mergers with opening up of economies due to Organization for Economic Co-operation and…

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Lawyers in Dubai
22 Sep 2019

Lights, Camera, Taxation!

Bollywood Deals: Music Meets Dance Who isn’t a fan of Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge? The lens takes us to the romance set in the mountains of Switzerland to a typical wedding household in India with dance, music, drama, and emotion. Bollywood is one of the most prolific centers of film…

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Financial Lawyers in UAE
25 Aug 2019

Churning Is it Ethical

Churning: Is it Ethical? What is Churning: Churning takes place when a broker undertakes excessive trading, i.e. buying and selling of securities in the investor’s account for generating commissions that may benefit the broker or the securities agent. The broker has to exercise unwarranted control over the critical decisions about…

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Lawyers in Dubai
19 Aug 2019

Cross Border M&A

Cross Border Mergers Introduction Recently there has been a noticeable wave of mergers (especially in the banking sector) within the GCC. Just in 2017, there were 85 mergers in the UAE and over 400 mergers in the GCC. Many of those mergers were cross border mergers; for instance, in the…

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Data Protection Lawyers of UAE
25 May 2019

Corporate Governance and Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity in Corporate Governance- A Global Purview The historical backdrop of cybersecurity started with a research venture. A man named Bob Thomas understood that it was feasible for a computer program to move over a system, leaving a little trail wherever it went. He named the program Creeper, and structured…

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Company Formation in Kuwait
03 Apr 2019

Company Formation in Kuwait

Kuwait Company Formation The business environment in Kuwait is dynamic as well as flexible. Kuwait is changing and undergoing a massive expansion in the construction industry, and the new law on companies is providing a more realistic and practical perspective than the previous companies law. The Commercial laws in Kuwait…

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Company Formation in ADGM
21 Mar 2019

ADGM SPV and ADGM Foundation

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) – Special Purpose Vehicles (SPV) and Foundations You may either look at a glass with water as glass half full or glass half empty – and that is definitely the case in today’s corporate world. Perception is everything. The times that we live in has…

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Lawyers in Dubai
16 Feb 2019

Mediation in the UAE

Commercial Mediation in the UAE  “Mediation is one of the most effective tools of non-violence. It can turn parties away from conflict, towards compromise” - Miroslav Lajčák Meaning Mediation is a form of Alternative Dispute Resolution system (ADR) wherein the matter at issue is solved with the help of a…

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arbitration in the UAE
30 Jan 2019

Arbitration, Conciliation, Mediation and Negotiation

Comparative Analysis of ADR Methods with focus on their Advantages and Disadvantages “The courts of this country should not be the places where the resolution of disputes begins. They should be the places where the disputes end after alternative methods of resolving disputes have been considered and tried.” -Sandra Day…

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