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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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Lawyers in Dubai
16 Mar 2020

Money Laundering Laws in the UAE

Money Laundering Law in the UAE “When spider webs unite, they can tie up a lion” The above proverb/saying does hold good when it comes to white collar crimes and economic offenses and it goes without saying that continued attempts by criminal organizations to launder money lead to a corrosive…

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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 Mar 2020

Investors’ Due Diligence Before Purchasing Real Estate in Dubai

Investors’ Due Diligence Before Purchasing Real Estate in Dubai Authors, legal professionals, bankers and jurists have written several papers on the increased foreclosure rates preceding 2008 in the United States' real estate market. This predicament led to a domino effect of issues on mortgages, (the infamous) collateral debt obligations and other…

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Patent Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
04 Mar 2020

Patent Laws in the UAE

Patent Laws in the UAE (Part 1 of 2) Guidance to readers: This is the first part of a two-part series on various aspects of patent law in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) including statutory interpretation, dispute resolution mechanism, judicial authority, patent infringement, enforcement, rights of patent holders, procedural aspects and…

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Lawyers in Dubai
27 Feb 2020

Owners Association in Dubai

Owners Association in Dubai “Home ownership is the cornerstone of a strong community.” – Rick Renzi On the bright sunny morning on 9 November 1987, the United States District Court (E.D. Virginia - Alexandria Division) ruled on a very important question in the real estate sector at that stage –…

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Property Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
12 Feb 2020

Musataha Agreements in the Middle East

Musataha Agreements in the UAE Introduction The Rights of Musataha is a vital tool for real estate development in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It enables the investors to establish stable and safe investment projects whilst achieving the adequate balance between the rights of the proprietor and those of the…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
09 Feb 2020

CCTV & Invasion to Privacy in the GCC

CCTV & Invasion to Privacy in the GCC The world in this millennium is techno-dependent for almost every aspect of life whether its payment of debts through credit card, entering into contracts by parties distant through online, i.e. e-contracts, e-booking of railway or air tickets and even social networking platforms.…

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Lawyers in Dubai
05 Feb 2020

Security Tokens and Blockchain- An Edge over other Jurisdictions

Security Tokens and Blockchain- An Edge over other Jurisdictions The new age of technology and interconnectivity around the globe and beyond has revolutionized the methods in which we carry out the activities of daily life. Communication, banking, shopping, travelling- technology has eased these areas of our lives to a simple…

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Lawyers in Dubai
31 Jan 2020

Indian Civil Procedure Code: Reciprocating Territory and Superior Court

Reciprocating Territory and Superior Court in the Indian Civil Procedurs Code  George SK and N. Anand The Ministry of Law and Justice of India has passed a notification on 17 January 2020 in the official Gazette of India declaring United Arab Emirates to be a reciprocating territory in respect with Explanation 1…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
23 Jan 2020

Narcotic Drugs and UAE Law

The Countermeasures against Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances under drug laws in the UAE “Drugs are reality’s legal loopholes." Jeremy P. Johnson Drugs have destroyed many lives; however, flawed governmental laws have killed many more. After years of drug regulations set in place, the world is still facing the same…

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Construction Lawyers in Dubai
15 Jan 2020

Liquidated Damages upon Contract Termination

Liquidated Damages upon Contract Termination Liquidated damages while not present in every contract, there will arise occasions where liquidated damages are mentioned within contracts and provide necessary assurance and security. There are numerous benefits, though also some drawbacks to this type of clause. The method of awarding damages also differs…

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commercial lawyers in Dubai
09 Jan 2020

Commercial Agency and Distribution Agreements in the UAE

Commercial Agency and Distribution Agreements in the UAE “We become what we behold. We shape our tools, and thereafter our tools shape us.”                                                       …

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Employment Laws in UAE
31 Dec 2019

Collective Bargaining Instruments and its implementation Challenge

"Collective Bargaining Instruments and its implementation Challenge" Introduction For running a successful business, among other things, it is vital to have good relations between an employer and his employees. To uphold those good relations, it is further essential that industrial disputes, i.e. conflicts or disputes between an employer and an…

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