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Lawyers in Dubai
Mar 2019

Payment Protection Insurance

Payment Protection Insurance Introduction Falling behind on mortgage, loan, or credit card payments can have serious repercussions such as penalty charges, damage to one’s credit score, and even loss of property. Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) is designed to help avoid these repercussions by paying the insured’s mortgage, loan, and credit…

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labour law of UAE
Mar 2019

Employee's Rights Under UAE Law & International Conventions

A Global View on Workers Rights with Special Emphasis on the UAE Laws “Workers' rights should be a central focus of development” – Joseph Stiglitz   It is often said that workers rights are human rights. The statement expresses the importance of the protection of workers or labours in the…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Mar 2019

Wrongful Conviction

Wrongful Conviction   When someone is wrongly convicted, that means that a person has been punished and sentenced for a crime that he has not committed. In devastating cases like these, the faith of the masses on the judicial system is lost when an innocent is convicted and made to…

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consumer protection laws in UAE
Mar 2019

Consumer Protection Regulations in the UAE

Consumer Protection and the Laws Relating to Consumer Protection in the UAE “A customer is the most important visitor on our premises. He is not dependent on us. We are dependent on him. He is not an interruption in our work. He is the purpose of it. He is not…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Feb 2019

Intellectual Property Law - Trademarks and Geographical Indication under UAE Law

Intellectual Property Rights - Requirement of protection of ‘Geographical Indication’ and its obligations on the UAE “There is certainly no kind of property, in the nature of things, so much his own, as the works which a person originates from his own creative imagination: And when he has spent great…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Feb 2019

Mediation in the UAE

Commercial Mediation in the UAE  “Mediation is one of the most effective tools of non-violence. It can turn parties away from conflict, towards compromise” - Miroslav Lajčák Meaning Mediation is a form of Alternative Dispute Resolution system (ADR) wherein the matter at issue is solved with the help of a…

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commercial lawyers in Dubai
Feb 2019

Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement of 2010

Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement of 2010 Signed in 2011 (although not yet implemented), the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) represents the combined efforts made by the US, Canada, the EU, Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and South Korea to reform global Intellectual Property (IP) enforcement standards. The Agreement was established to redirect…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Feb 2019

Anti-Bribery Regulation in the UAE

Anti-Bribery Legislation in the UAE Subsequent to the economic stagnation of 2008, the UAE assumed proactive measures to indict individuals who violated the Federal Penal Code’s anti-bribery legislation. Despite the surfacing of several prominent cases, the regulations, which were enacted in the 1980s, still remain wholly foreign to many businesses…

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Aviation laws of UAE
Feb 2019

The Montreal Convention

The Montreal Convention: Establishing Unity and Predictability for International Carriage Regulations Every day, around the world, approximately 93,000 flights ascend from 9,000 airports. Having become a regular mode of travel and statistically recognized as exponentially safer than driving, most aircraft passengers would not think to question the liability responsibilities of…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
Jan 2019

International Anti-Terrorism Conventions

A Global Purview of Counter-Terrorism Efforts With nearly 41% of all terrorist attacks resulting in casualty, and a dramatic increase in public targeted incidents, governing bodies representing both domestic and international interests alike have invested countless resources into better understanding why terrorism occurs, and how legislatively, it can be stopped.…

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arbitration in the UAE
Jan 2019

Arbitration, Conciliation, Mediation and Negotiation

Comparative Analysis of ADR Methods with focus on their Advantages and Disadvantages “The courts of this country should not be the places where the resolution of disputes begins. They should be the places where the disputes end after alternative methods of resolving disputes have been considered and tried.” -Sandra Day…

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labour law of UAE
Jan 2019

Understanding and Avoiding Immigration and Labour Bans in the UAE

Understanding and Avoiding Immigration and Labour Bans in the UAE In the United Arab Emirates, two significant categories of visa bans exist a labor ban and an immigration ban. Although these injunctions have been employed by the Ministry of Labour (and now Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation) for decades,…

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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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