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Law Firms in Dubai
12 Dec 2020

Amendments in Insolvency Law in UAE

Amendments in Insolvency Law in UAE The laws concerning insolvencies of the United Arab Emirates-domiciled companies are fairly recent (the "Bankruptcy Law"). The Bankruptcy Law has been an important step forward and is influenced by features of a number of insolvency laws in other jurisdictions and international insolvency law trends.…

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Property Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
10 Dec 2020

Confidentiality in International Arbitration

Confidentiality in International Arbitration Introduction  Confidentiality is the essence of trust, which is why individuals, corporations and even government bodies resort to Arbitration. Confidentiality is attractive to litigants internationally for a myriad of reasons, like freedom of making arguments which would not normally be made at a public forum, or…

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Lawyers in Dubai
06 Dec 2020

Artificial Intelligence and The Criminal Justice System

Artificial Intelligence & The Criminal Justice System Introduction  As Stephen Hawking once said, “Artificial Intelligence is either the best or the worst thing to happen to humanity.” The fact that the system is constantly evolving and learning from our routine behavior allows it to adapt and become a sophisticated technology…

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Contracting Lawyers in Dubai
16 Nov 2020

Contracts, Negotiations and Enforcement in the United Arab Emirates: Overview

Contracts, Negotiations and Enforcement in the United Arab Emirates: Overview Question Set: Formation of contracts Authority and capacity Question Body: What are the authority/capacity rules for entering contracts? Answer Body Individuals UAE Federal Law Number 5 of 1985 on Civil Transactions Law (Civil Code) allows all individuals to enter into…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
15 Nov 2020

Commentary on UAE Federal Law 5 of 2012 dealing with Cyber Crimes

Legislation Commentary on Federal Law 5 of 2012 Legislation Number Federal Law Number 5 of 2012 Concerning Combating Information Technology Crimes (Cyber Crimes Law) Date of publication in the Official Gazette 13 August 2012 Jurisdiction The United Arab Emirates Related Legislation   Federal Law Number 12 of 2016 amending Federal…

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Lawyers in Dubai
14 Nov 2020

Respiratory Laws and Regulations in the UAE

Respiratory Laws and Regulations in the United Arab Emirates The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) celebrates June 5, 2019 as World Environment Day. Interestingly, the theme of this year’s World Environment Day was “Air Pollution”. The day is significant as the UN body attempts to draw the world’s attention towards…

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Lawyers in Dubai
09 Nov 2020

UAE Bankruptcy Law and Businesses Facing Cash Flow Problems

Effect of Recent Bankruptcy Legislation on Those Businesses Facing Difficulties on Account of Cash Flow Issues The recent overhaul in the laws governing insolvencies of domiciled companies in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) vide the new UAE Bankruptcy Law (December 2016) ensures that most corporate insolvencies are resolved through the…

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Lawyers in Dubai
05 Nov 2020

Securities Lending and Borrowing Regulations as per Dubai Financial Market

Securities Lending and Borrowing Regulations as per Dubai Financial Market The Securities Lending and Borrowing (SLB) refer to a temporary arrangement of a loan of securities by a lender or a borrower. In this arrangement, the borrower is entitled to return securities at any time, and the lender may recall…

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Property Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
04 Nov 2020

Real Estate Developments in Abu Dhabi and Dubai

Real Estate Developments in Abu Dhabi and Dubai The United Arab Emirates is continuously witnessing positive developments in the real estate market. The market is adapting to the changing terms of the scenario around the choices of the investors willing to invest in the real estate market. Abu Dhabi and…

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Lawyers in Dubai
25 Oct 2020

Intellectual Property Rights: Exhaustion of Ownership and Parallel Imports

 Parallel Imports in Middle East and India Introduction Parallel Imports  The term parallel import denotes importation of goods legitimately acquired from the owner of the goods subsequently sold in an unauthorized manner through unauthorized trade channels.  These goods may also be referred to as grey market goods, since, despite being…

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Lawyers in Dubai
21 Oct 2020

Trade Secret Protection

Trade Secret Protection  Introduction The prowess of a company depends on its ability to work smarter than their competitors. This can be achieved through specifically designed operational workflows, specialized technologies or structural control practices that enable a firm to stand out within a particular market or industry. Such intellectual knowledge…

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copyright lawyers in UAE
14 Oct 2020

Design Rights in the United Arab Emirates

Design Rights in the United Arab Emirates Imagine waking up one morning to a flood of notifications from loyal followers who tip you off that an X Brand T-shirt design they believed was a copy of one of your designed tees. What's worse is that the X Brand T-shirt is…

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corporate lawyers in Dubai
05 Oct 2020

Mismanagement by a Manager in a Limited Liability Company

Negligence and Mismanagement by a Manager in a Limited Liability Company: UAE Companies Law A limited liability company (LLC) is a form of a company that is subject to the regulations of laws and the governing law for the management of a company in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
05 Oct 2020

A Guide to Medical Malpractice

A Guide to Medical Malpractice: A Medico-Legal Team Is Central to Your Case A patient goes to the doctor or hospital, trusting the ability of the healthcare professional in curing any ailment. Complete trust is placed upon the doctor's skills and knowledge, his specialty, and the various professional degrees suffixed…

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