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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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Financial lawyers in Dubai
23 Mar 2021

Q & A: Third-Party Funding in UAE

Q & A: Third-Party Funding in UAE Introduction Third-party funding, also known as litigation funding, provides a business with a viable means of pursuing litigation, Arbitration and adjudicating claims. Third-party financing ensures that the legal needs are met with minimum risk and subsequently preserve the business's liquidity in case of…

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Financial Lawyers in Dubai
18 Mar 2021

Establishing Policies for Blockchain Technology

Establishing Policies for Blockchain Technology Introduction Blockchain can be considered as a breakaway technology and is currently a hot topic that has been the subject of numerous studies across various industries. Blockchain is briefly defined as a shared ledger database that records and shares every transaction that occurs in the…

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corporate lawyers in Dubai
05 Mar 2021

Business Exit Strategy for Family Owned Business

Business Exit Strategy for a Family-Owned Business Introduction  Companies like Walmart in the US and Reliance in India are some really successful examples of family-owned businesses. However, family and business are two parallel worlds that should ideally never meet. Operating a family business comes with its own challenges and results…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
23 Feb 2021

Duress in Contract Law

Duress in Contract Law In UAE, all legal aspects in regards to contractual related issues are encapsulated under the UAE Civil Code and the UAE Commercial Code. It is difficult to establish between illegitimate and legitimate duress as in regards to commercial contracts, a certain level of duress is expected…

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