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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
23 Jul 2021

Telecommunication and Media Law in UAE

Telecommunication and Media Law Introduction The media and telecommunication industry is one that is fast evolving worldwide. From an earlier time period where Print and Radio were considered the primary outlet of entertainment and news, which was slowly replaced by television with a variety of channels for the viewer to…

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Property Lawyers in UAE
10 Jul 2021

Subcontract Works under UAE Law

Subcontract works under UAE Law Introduction Subcontracting is quite popular in today's construction business. Without engaging third parties with diverse experience and capacities to carry out certain aspects of the works, it would almost likely be unmanageable for one contractor to complete a construction project, especially if the project entails…

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Lawyers in Dubai
20 Jun 2021

SCA's Recent Market Maker Regulations and other Amendments

SCA: Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange- Rules, Regulations, and Procedures Introduction The Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) as of now, lists 73 companies. The listed companies include those from the banking, insurance, services, industry & hotels sectors. They include First Abu Dhabi Bank and Etisalat. The following article will cover the…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
14 Jun 2021

Early Termination of Tenancy Contracts in Dubai

Early Termination of Tenancy Contracts in the UAE Introduction A tenancy contract is a rental agreement between a tenant and the landlord that must be signed before receiving the keys of the real estate property. A tenancy contract is essentially a legally binding agreement that allows the tenants to use…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
03 Jun 2021

Rail Infrasructure Projects in the GCC

Rail Infrasructure Projects in the GCC Rail Projects are always an ambitious and expensive affair every country hopes for, not to mention the long time periods required to complete and establish such projects as operational. While providing extensive environmental benefits, reducing the pollution created by cars and other heavy operational…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
30 May 2021

Smart Contract Data and Blockchains

Smart Contracts and Blockchains Smart Contracts, the anchored scripts on blockchains, permit the transparent execution of predefined processes. Using smart contracts, assets like money become programmable, which opens up previously inaccessible application potential. Smart contracts are exceptionally effective and control billions in value. Popular now, however, invented in 1994, when…

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consumer protection laws in UAE
23 May 2021

The Legality of Backdating Contracts

The Legality of Backdating Contracts Introduction  The “contract date”, seemingly a very basic concept, can contribute to some problems and confusion among parties contracting therein. The main issue that parties may face is regarding the interpretation of the dates mentioned in the contract. There are essentially three types of dates…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
19 May 2021

The Future of Digital Forensics

IT: Future of digital forensics Introduction The IT industry is constantly evolving, and as a result, many people are becoming victims of malware, corporate spearfishing and whaling exploits, mobile devices, and the theft of confidential private data. The collection, storage, study, and presentation of evidence from digital media are all…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
09 May 2021

Legal Entitlement to Interest under UAE Law, and applicability

Legal Entitlement to Interest under UAE Law, and applicability "Interest on debts grow without rain."                                                          -Yiddish Proverb Paying off the debt is…

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Financial lawyers in Dubai
25 Apr 2021

Brief Overview of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs)

To or Not to NFT NFTs (non-fungible tokens) are a type of crypto asset that exists on the blockchain, which is a network that supports other types of cryptocurrencies. Furthermore, crypto assets in their NFT form are non-transferable, making them one-of-a-kind. Likewise, it is because of its rarity and uniqueness…

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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
15 Apr 2021

Divorce Law for Hindu Individuals in Dubai and the UAE

Insight: Can a person be married under Hindu Law in India and get Divorced in UAE? Introduction The number of expatriate Indian couples in the UAE filing for divorce in the UAE rather than in India is rising. Many couples cite the effectiveness of the court system, knowledge of the…

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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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