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lawyers in Abu Dhabi
Jan 2019

Drone and UAV Regulations in the UAE

Drone Laws and Regulations in UAE With new innovations and big investments, drone technology continues to evolve almost every day, bringing more advanced drones to the market every few months. Almost every week we see press releases and research papers on the use of drones in new areas and industries.…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
Jan 2019

Whistleblowing and regulations

Whistleblowing and various regulations in the Middle East  “Without strong watchdog institutions, impunity becomes the very foundation upon which systems of corruption are built. And if impunity is not demolished, all efforts to bring an end to corruption are in vain.” - Rigoberta Menchú, Nobel Prize laureate Understanding Whistleblowing: Whistleblowing…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
Jan 2019

International Labor Standards

International Labor Standards An inevitable consequence of globalization is the increasing attention to international labor standards, especially the core labor standards as under international treaties. An essential element of the current economic undertaking is the creation of new production processes and work arrangements, the cultivation of complex supply chains, and…

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Law Firms in Dubai
Jan 2019

Lease Vs License : International Comparison

To Lease or to License… In the United Arab Emirates, there are stringent requirements for leasing… if only there was another way. There are two concepts which many jurisdictions recognize, a lease and a license. One of these concepts is formal in nature, while the other offers flexibility and an…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Jan 2019

Protection of Plant Varieties

International Overview on the Protection of Plant Varieties “Trees and plants always look like the people they live with”- Zora Neale Hurston Protection of plant variety is vital for the development of a nation since it provides for sustainability and the growth of the region. The effective and efficient system…

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Financial Lawyers in UAE
Dec 2018

DFSA Regulations on Cross-Border Crowdfunding

DFSA Regulations on Cross-Border Crowdfunding In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, when access to capital became difficult, the concept of Crowdfunding emerged. Crowdfunding, an outcome of the modern sharing economy, is a loaded term where old and new meanings have come up to describe similarly or the same…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Dec 2018

Good Samaritan Law

Good Samaritan Law Introduction What does it mean and imply when one is called a Good Samaritan? The term is regularly used in the news and by people when relating to stories of do-gooders in action. The name originates from a biblical story in which an individual helped another in…

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Financial Lawyers in UAE
Dec 2018

Pay When Paid and Pay if Paid : UAE Perspective

“Pay When Paid and Pay if Paid”- UAE Perspective Introduction The subcontractors play a vital role in the construction industry as the sub-contracting work represents a significant portion of the construction projects. It is the natural concern for the subcontractors to be getting paid on time for the work performed…

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arbitration lawyers in UAE
Dec 2018

UAE : Dispute Resolution Procedures

Dispute Resolution Procedure in UAE – B2B Procedure Introduction The United Arab Emirates has overcome many years of strong monetary development and has risen as a major territorial business center, attracting vast and various cross-border exchanges; this has led financial specialists and parties into contracts in the UAE while choosing…

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Cyber Laws in UAE
Dec 2018

Law Governing VPNs

Legalities of using Virtual Private Network – Considering the recent ban on skype and other applications in U.A.E. Introduction : In recent years, an enormous change has undergone in the field of technology which raises a necessary question about human’s ability to continue in protecting and promoting the right over…

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cyber Security Laws in UAE
Dec 2018

Decentralized Autonomous Organisation

Decentralized Autonomous Organisation The promising era of Economic Freedom A decentralized autonomous organization (the DAO) is a computer program which is a form of an investor directed venture capital fund. The primary objective of the DAO was to provide a new decentralized business model which could help in the operations…

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Healthcare lawyers in UAE
Nov 2018

Medical Negligence Claims and Liability in Gulf Countries: a Critical Analysis

Medical Negligence Claims and Liability in Gulf Countries: a Critical Analysis WILLES.J opines, “Negligence is a negative word. It is the absence of such care, skill, and diligence as it was the duty of the person to bring to the performance of work, which he is said not to have…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
Nov 2018

Self Defense and Criminal Action - A Look at UAE Law

Self Defense or Criminal Action - Where Does the Line Lie? Introduction The topic of self-defense is one which can be quite complicated. One of the most basic and critical drivers of a human is that of self-preservation and protection. At the most personal level, this would mean the protection…

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Financial lawyers in Dubai
Nov 2018

Consolidation of Economic Status

Consolidation of Economic Status Introduction With the changes and developments in the world, especially in the Middle Eastern region, we face numerous challenges from an economic standpoint. In general, most of the Middle Eastern countries are developing countries, looking to consolidate their financial position in the region and also in…

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