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Lawyers in Dubai
24 Oct 2021

Electronic Contracting Law in E-commerce

Electronic Contracting Law in E-commerce Introduction to Contract Law A contract is a legally binding force between two entities, companies, or parties that link the parties in a contract protected by law. An agreement between the parties may be made orally, in writing, in action, or any of these ways.…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
23 Oct 2021

Foreign Direct Investments projects in the UAE

Licensing procedure of Foreign Direct Investments projects in the UAE Background of this new development- Prior to the implementation of the FDI law, UAE law stipulated that foreign investors may only own up to 49 percent of a UAE mainland corporation, with several exceptions. One or more UAE nationals or…

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Data security Laws in UAE
19 Oct 2021

Electronic Privacy Laws in the GCC

A closer look at Electronic Privacy Laws in the GCC The cooperation council for the Arab State of the Gulf is commonly known as Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). It is a regional, intergovernmental, political and economic union that consists of all Arab states of the Persian Gulf except Iraq. The…

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Lawyers in Dubai
06 Oct 2021

Construction Industry Claims in the UAE

Basis of claims in the construction industry in the UAE Disputes are widespread in the construction sector. Disputes develop owing to conflicts between any of the parties to the contract. Disputes may be detrimental to construction projects, causing enormous costs, disruptions, & reduced productivity. To execute a construction project on…

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Financial Lawyers in UAE
23 Sep 2021

Tri-Party Agreement and their Implications in the UAE

Tri-Party Agreement and their Implications in the UAE What is a Tri-party Agreement? It is an agreement between three parties. In other words, when three-parties has an intention to do the things on which they have agreed. The Tri-parti agreement usually happens in financial transactions. As per the Article 125…

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banking lawyers in Dubai
21 Sep 2021

Regulations for Issuing and Offering Crypto-Assets in UAE (ICARs)

Regulations for Issuing and Offering Crypto-Assets in UAE (ICARs) Introduction  Over the past decade, the financial technology market has evolved substantially. With the introduction of cryptocurrencies, policymaker and framers of legislations find the need to implement legislation that will help regulate this growing market. Since cryptocurrencies operate beyond the banking…

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Lawyers in Dubai
03 Sep 2021

Comparison of joint venture laws of India with UAE and Singapore

Comparison of joint venture laws of India with UAE and Singapore For a long time, one of the main fields of concern for economists all over the world has been the industry. With money on the line, people are always looking for new ways to increase income; whether it's a…

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Lawyers in Dubai
27 Aug 2021

Transfer Pricing Regulations in the Middle East

Transfer Pricing Regulations in the Middle East The Transfer Pricing is a common mechanism which the countries use to transfer the tax base. The transfer is often from countries with high taxation to countries with low taxation. Transfer Pricing deprives states of their fair share of taxes from global corporations. In…

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Employment Laws in UAE
25 Aug 2021

Redundancy under Labor Laws in UAE

Redundancy under Labor Laws in the UAE The primary legislation regulating workplace relations in the United Arab Emirates is Law Number 8 of 1980 on labor relations, as revised by Federal Laws Number 24 of 1981, Number 15 of 1985, Number 12 of 1986, Number 8 of 2007 and Number…

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Law Firms in Dubai
15 Aug 2021

Variation Clause in Construction Contracts

Variation in Construction Projects What is a variation? A variation (also known as a variation instruction, variation order (VO), or change order) is an alteration to a construction contract's scope of work that involves addition, substitute, or omission from the initial scope of work. Almost every construction project deviates from the…

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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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