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Property Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
Apr 2018

Securitization: UAE and Global Overview

Securitization: An Overview Introduction Securitization is a powerful financial tool that renders possible the profitability of illiquid assets. We all agree that securitization contributed to the 2008 Financial Crisis, demonstrating how this powerful business instrument is a double-edged sword: it is capable of both boosting and devastating an economy. The…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
Apr 2018

Territorial Jurisdiction Part-1

  THE REACH OF TERRITORIAL JURISDICTION PART I Introduction The UAE follows Civil Law in their legal system and the primary laws governing the jurisdiction of courts is regulated by Federal Law Number 11 of 1992 the Civil Procedural Law (the Civil Procedures Law) and Federal Law Number 35 of…

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Property Law of Abu-Dhabi
Mar 2018

Guide: Real Estate Investment In Abu Dhabi

Real Estate Investment In Abu Dhabi Introduction PLANNING TO PURCHASE A PROPERTY? # Things to Know 1. Conduct due diligence on both, the seller and the property before signing the documents. 2.   Verify the details of the property at the Abu Dhabi Municipality. 3. Consult a property or real…

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Law Firms in Dubai
Feb 2018

Contracts Law - Extension of Time

Preventive Principle and Extension of Time Time and again we have discussed the level of dynamicity in the sectors and industries such as construction, maritime, cryptocurrency and the like. Today, we are going to analyze why these areas in specific are comparatively more dynamic than others – mainly because projects…

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NEC4
Dec 2017

The Emerging Role of NEC Form of Contracts

GOOD FOURTUNE- NEC4 “It’s not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” - Charles Darwin Introduction Biological evolution has been “creating” lives on this earth for almost three billion years, constantly adapting everything to an ever-changing environment. It is…

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Arbitration in Dubai and UAE
Dec 2017

Arbitration Award Vs Public Order

Arbitration Award Vs Public Order “Public order is a fragile thing, and if you don’t fix the first broken window soon all windows will be broken”         James O Wilson Many of us flinch at the thought of court proceedings, given its costly and lengthy nature. But luckily…

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Technology Lawyers in Dubai
Dec 2017

Does Buy Now Really Mean Deliver Now?

Does BUY NOW = DELIVER NOW? When I opened my Microsoft Word application on my personal computer this morning to write this article, it read that – ‘Your subscription as expired; choose one of the following options to reactivate.' This confused me for two reasons: (i) I was under the…

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Real Estate Lawyers in Dubai
Nov 2017

Under the Radar

Under the Radar “Real estate investing, even on a very small scale remains a tried and true means of building an individual’s cash flow and wealth”  -        {C}{C}Robert Kiyosaki It is not strange to find Dubai to be investors’ favorite choice when it comes to real estate investment. Earning the…

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Corporate Lawyers in Dubai
Nov 2017

Heads of Terms

Heads of Terms “Intention is one of the most powerful forces there is. What you mean when you do a thing will always determine the outcome. The law creates the world.”  -        {C}{C}Brenna Yovanoff Overview                                                                                                                             Every contract is the result of an intense negotiation between the parties of the contract…

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Banking Lawyers in Dubai
Nov 2017

Mortgage of Movable Assets in Dubai and the UAE

Mortgage of Movable Assets The enactment of UAE Federal Law Number 20 of 2016 Concerning Mortgaging of Movable Properties as Security for Debts (the New Law) is a milestone towards the UAE government’s initiative to bring positive changes in UAE’s mortgage law. In parallel to the recent laws on commercial…

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Construction Law Firms in Dubai
Aug 2017

FIDIC and ENAA: Comparison (Part II of II)

FIDIC AND ENAA: COMPARISON Part II of II In our previous issue, we discussed FIDIC and ENAA forms which are an internationally recognized and utilized form of contracts and the general comparisons between them. Our attorneys had also detailed the requirements of data accuracy, and other conditions of companies. Although,…

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Construction Lawyers in Dubai
Jul 2017

FIDIC and the ENAA: A Careful Comparison

FIDIC AND ENAA COMPARISION In the complex and technical world of construction and large manufacturing projects, the contracts and negotiations on the terms of an agreement between the parties are a means to keep the complex relation of parties within the bounds of clear understanding by utilizing a standard form…

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Property Lawyers in UAE
Mar 2017

FIDIC in the Middle East - The Must Knows for Industry Players

FIDIC in the Middle East - The Must Knows for Industry Players   The UAE industry has seldom been ignorant to internationally set standards- that in more than one ways.    Originally established as an organization by three founding countries Belgium, France, and Switzerland- today FIDIC, which is an abbreviation…

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UAE Construction Law
Jan 2017

Who is Liable to Pay when Circumstances for Construction Change?

Who is Liable to Pay when Circumstances for Construction Change? Construction has been one of the most dynamic industrial sectors in the Middle East due to the increase in need of palatial residential and office spaces that arise from the surfeit of expatriates that flock into the region every year.…

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