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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
09 Sep 2021

India: Defenses against the charge of Forgery

India: Defenses against the charge of Forgery Introduction We have all heard of the saying that imitation is the best form of flattery; however, when it results in damage or injury to the public or an individual, it becomes punishable under law. One such example is that of Forgery. Forgery…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
25 Jul 2021

Understanding Bounced Cheque Laws in the UAE, and Why You Must Honour Them

Bounced Cheques and Implications Under UAE Law The dishonouring of checks has become a contentious and divisive issue in the UAE's legal landscape, owing to the serious consequences it now entails. In the UAE, Post Dated Cheques (PDC) are the most prevalent mode of payment, whether in a business-to-business or…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
15 Apr 2021

Criminal - Trial in UAE

Criminal - Trial in UAE Introduction The UAE penal code is not entirely based on Islamic Sharia, but it does include some components. In the UAE, Sharia law exists and is used in limited situations, such as the payment of blood money. Some Sharia punishments, such as flogging, have been…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
07 Apr 2021

Theft and Robbery under UAE Law

Criminal Law: Theft – Provisions, remedies, and procedure in the UAE Introduction Theft may only be perpetrated on an actual movable property that has monetary or nonmonetary value and belongs to someone else. Theft is described as the physical seizure of an object that can be stolen from the owner…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
04 Feb 2021

Inchoate crimes and criminal responsibility

Inchoate crimes and criminal responsibility: UAE Law Introduction  As a general rule, criminal codes punish all those criminal acts preceding the commission of a crime. The liability hereunder is determined by the intention to commit the crime. It is to be kept in mind that, merely thinking about committing a…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
15 Nov 2020

Commentary on UAE Federal Law 5 of 2012 dealing with Cyber Crimes

Legislation Commentary on Federal Law 5 of 2012 Legislation Number Federal Law Number 5 of 2012 Concerning Combating Information Technology Crimes (Cyber Crimes Law) Date of publication in the Official Gazette 13 August 2012 Jurisdiction The United Arab Emirates Related Legislation   Federal Law Number 12 of 2016 amending Federal…

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Lawyers in Dubai
15 Sep 2020

Cybercrimes and their Punishment in the UAE

Cybercrimes and their Punishment in the UAE Any illicit use of the internet, computer network, electronic website or any other information technology means is prohibited and shall constitute as a cybercrime. The use of the internet for the invasion of privacy, for provoking another to commit a crime or for…

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corporate lawyers in Dubai
13 Sep 2020

Challenging Expert Appointment in the UAE

Challenging Expert Appointment in the UAE The appointment of an expert in UAE (United Arab Emirates) can be challenged on the basis that the expert failed to carry out his duties in an impartial manner or without prejudice to either one of the parties. The expert appointed has to at…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
26 Jul 2020

Law Governing Conspiracy for Abetment of Crimes

Law Governing Conspiracy for Abetment of Crimes Urging a person to commit an illegal act or crime is as much an offence as the carrying out of such criminal offence. Federal Law Number 3 of 1987 promulgating the Penal Code (“Code”) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) mandates that any…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
14 Jul 2020

Extradition Treaty of UAE

Extradition Treaty of UAE In International Law, extradition is when one state (Requesting state) requests another state (Requested state), to effect the return of a person for trial for a crime punishable under the Requesting state's laws and committed outside the Requested state (state of refuge). The extraditable person could…

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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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