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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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Lawyers in Dubai
12 Nov 2018

India: Substantial Acquisition of Shares and Take-Over (SEBI) Regulations

Substantial Acquisition of Shares and Take-Over (SEBI) Regulations 2011 Overview   Introduction The Indian economy has been marked by many critical structural initiatives which intend to build the strength and substantial growth over the past two decades.  In the last t 25 years, India has gained a lot in the…

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Law Firms in Abu Dhabi
29 Sep 2018

ADR and Domain Name Control Law in UAE

UAE Domain Name Governance and Dispute Resolution What is in the name, asked a layman. Everything, if it is a domain name, replied the lawyer!   Introduction Almost every kind of business, whether a startup or a fully-grown company need an online presence through an official website. A website is…

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Company Formation in Offshore
30 Aug 2018

Business Setup in Seychelles

Seychelles Offshore Company formation Established in the warm cerulean waters of the Indian Ocean safely outside the cyclone belt, Seychelles is a standout amongst the perfect environment. With 115 islands scattered in more than 1.4 million square kilometers of warm clear waters, Seychelles offers a consistently extending kaleidoscope of encounters…

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Lawyers in Dubai
15 Aug 2018

Cryptocurrency– A Magical Bubble or The Future of Currency?

Cryptocurrency– A Magical Bubble or The Future of Currency? The noise and media surrounding the notion of cryptocurrency have been increasing the curiosity rapidly. Before curiosity kills the cat, let's walk through the story of cryptocurrency. Cryptocurrency is an innovative and a virtual currency that utilizes cryptography for security and…

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Lawyers in Dubai
21 Jul 2018

Guide on Initail Public Offerings in the GCC 2018-2019

Guide on Initial Public Offerings in the GCC 2018-2019 Introduction The Initial Public Offering (IPO) is the first occasion on which a company will have shares put up on a stock market. An investment bank will underwrite the IPO and will arrange for the listing of the shares on one…

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Lawyers in Dubai
07 Jul 2018

Tender and Procurement Law of Abu Dhabi

Tender and Procurement Law of Abu Dhabi What are Tender and Procurement processes? Tender and procurement are two processes that go hand in hand. You cannot have one without the other, and these processes are ones which occur in a multitude of countries and jurisdictions around the world. In a…

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