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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
03 Sep 2019

Force Majeure Clauses and the Limitation of Liability

Force Majeure Clauses and the Limitation of Liability Introduction Force majeure roughly translates to ‘superior force’ and is used when referring to unforeseeable events taking place. For the most part, unforeseeable events are not attractive prospects for any individual, especially in the case of business agreements. While contracts generally do…

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Healthcare lawyers in UAE
31 Aug 2019

Non-insane Automatism in Criminal Law

Non-insane Automatism in Criminal Law There are many different terms and concepts in criminal law; one of the most interesting is automatism. Automatism negates and could avoid criminal responsibility. The term automatism is used in Criminal law to describe behaviour that occurs when a person is unconscious to the fact…

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Technology Lawyers in Dubai
31 Aug 2019

5th Generation Wireless Network Services: A Global Purview

5g Introduction ICTs, short for Information and Communication Technologies, is used for social and economic development. With the introduction of new technology, there is an improvement in the quality of life of people using such technology because of the unique benefits and conveniences that this new technology has to offer.…

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Property Lawyers in Dubai
29 Aug 2019

Off Plan Contract Termination

The decision of the Land Department to Cancel the Registration In the Decision of Court of Cassation in Dubai and Law 19 of 2017 Due to the importance of the real estate market in Dubai, especially the sales system on the map, which allows the investor to buy through installments…

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arbitration lawyers in Dubai
27 Aug 2019

Dispute Resolution under the New UAE FDI Law

Dispute Resolution under the New UAE FDI Law The United Arab Emirates’ new law on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), which came into effect on October 30, 2018, will set a new point of reference by permitting 100 percent foreign ownership of companies in UAE. The new enactment, which plots who…

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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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Lawyers in Dubai
28 Jul 2019

Wrong or False Complaint: Global Overview

What are the consequences of filing a wrong police complaint in the United Arab Emirates, Canada, UK, and More? Introduction A simple Google search of the name "Jussie Smollett" will lead to a finding of what the consequences of filing a wrong police complaint can be. Fortunately for Mr Smollet,…

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Media Lawyers in Dubai
24 Jul 2019

Media Laws in Dubai and the United Arab Emirates

Media Regulations in the United Arab Emirates I. Introduction Indubitably, the inception of mass media was with newspapers that delivered information and news from the 1690s till present. Having been cultivated in the minds of the people, several other modes have been devised that make an intricate part of our…

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Lawyers in Dubai
15 Jul 2019

Contract Law and Termination for Convenience Clause

The Legality of Termination for Convenience Clauses Under the global laws for international contracts and agreements, it is highly significant to identify the clauses which put forth the concept of termination for convenience. In general terms, it may sound that, via this clause, either party can conveniently step out from…

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Lawyers in Dubai
30 Jun 2019

UAE Law on Dormant Bank Accounts

UAE Law(s) Concerning Dormant Bank Accounts Introduction Bank accounts are among the most critical and valuable accounts that can belong to an individual. Long past is the time when people would stash their money in hidden safes and secret location, and the concept of stashing ones valuables in a mattress…

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taxation lawyers in UAE
29 Jun 2019

Tax Regulations in the GCC : Guide

Guide on Tax in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain and Oman Introduction: Gulf co-operation council is the abbreviated form of GCC. It came into force in 1981.   It is the union of all Arab state except Iraq and UAE is one of its member states. Saudi Arabia has head first…

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Oil and Gas laws in UAE
26 Jun 2019

Short Term Contracts for Transportation of Oil and Gas

Short Term Contracts for Transportation of Petroleum Introduction The Oil and Gas industry has regularly witnessed extensive discussions about the decrease in the term of the natural gas contracts, and many have encountered different unforeseen results which relate to such diminishment. Usually, the best associates of long-term contracts for pipeline…

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Patent Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
23 Jun 2019

Can Artificial Intelligence Machines be Patented or Sued?

Can artificial intelligence machines be patented or sued? Introduction Hollywood movies introduced the concept of artificial intelligence to the world. Following the portrayal of artificial intelligence, many have speculated that robots will one day take over the world and subdue humans as their subjects. For this to happen, artificial intelligence…

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