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taxation lawyers in UAE
16 Sep 2019

BEPS (OECD?) - Changes to Taxation of International Business

BEPS (OECD?) - Significant Changes to Taxation of International Business Introduction The BEPS plan was launched during the 2008 financial catastrophe. The notion behind this launch was threefold (i) Firstly, to revise the international tax structure; (ii) Secondly, to align the framework with the enlargements of the global economy; and…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
03 Sep 2019

Force Majeure Clauses and the Limitation of Liability

Force Majeure Clauses and the Limitation of Liability Introduction Force majeure roughly translates to ‘superior force’ and is used when referring to unforeseeable events taking place. For the most part, unforeseeable events are not attractive prospects for any individual, especially in the case of business agreements. While contracts generally do…

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Healthcare lawyers in UAE
31 Aug 2019

Non-insane Automatism in Criminal Law

Non-insane Automatism in Criminal Law There are many different terms and concepts in criminal law; one of the most interesting is automatism. Automatism negates and could avoid criminal responsibility. The term automatism is used in Criminal law to describe behaviour that occurs when a person is unconscious to the fact…

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Lawyers in Dubai
29 Aug 2019

Anti Bribery & Anti Corruption Law in the United Kingdom

 Anti Bribery & Anti Corruption Law in the United Kingdom “In these times, a great leader must be extremely brave. Their leadership must     be steered only by their conscience, not a bribe.” – Suzy Kassem This article sets out brief summaries of the United Kingdom (UK) Anti Bribery &Corruption law…

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Lawyers in Dubai
28 Jul 2019

Wrong or False Complaint: Global Overview

What are the consequences of filing a wrong police complaint in the United Arab Emirates, Canada, UK, and More? Introduction A simple Google search of the name "Jussie Smollett" will lead to a finding of what the consequences of filing a wrong police complaint can be. Fortunately for Mr Smollet,…

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taxation lawyers in UK
17 Jul 2019

Capital Gains Tax for Non-Residents on sale of Real Estate: United Kingdom

Capital Gains Tax in the UK: How are Non-Residents Liable?   "The power of taxing people and their property is essential to the very existence of government." - James Madison   Tax is an amount that is paid by either individuals or corporations towards the government of the jurisdiction at which…

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arbitration lawyers in Abu Dhabi
14 Jul 2019

Arbitration Law under the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law

Arbitration Law under the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law Established on 17 December 1966, The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) was founded in response to the realization that the trans-global community is acutely economically connected. Understanding this assembly, UNCITRAL was enacted to govern bodies participating…

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Lawyers in Dubai
30 May 2019

The Proposed UK Merger Control Regime

UK Mergers Regime – The UK is moving towards Reform of National Security and Infrastructure Investment Review in The UK Introduction Generally, countries introduce merger control regimes that are assessed based on competition criteria. However, most merger regimes also allow consideration of public interest criteria when scrutinizing mergers. The most…

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Company Formation in Dubai
29 May 2019

Joint Operational Area

Joint Operational Area Introduction The JOA is a primary legally binding system where multiple gatherings hold hands are intending to make a benefit. It includes high dangers and expenses; however once a triumph; high rewards are accomplished. This empowers JOAs in the O&G business. It is an agreement between parties,…

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Capital Gains Tax UK
06 May 2019

United Kingdom: Capital Gains Tax on Real Estate

Non-Resident Capital Gains Tax on United Kingdom Real Estate: A New Regime   Introduction The legislation encompassing the new regime for taxing non-residents’ gains on the United Kingdom (the UK) commercial real estate came into effect on 6th April 2019. Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (the HMRC) has additionally published…

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Lawyers in Dubai
23 Apr 2019

Banking and Finance: Syndicate Loan Contracts

Syndicate Loan Agreement and Select Clauses Almost every day, we witness the birth of several new innovative projects, worth billions of dollars of investment. Many often ponder the origins of such investment. Banks play a crucial role in lending these funds to clients, ranging from corporations to large projects, and…

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Lawyers in Dubai
11 Apr 2019

Investment Treaty Arbitration

Investment Treaty Arbitration The foreign direct investment (FDI) is skyrocketing with the globalizing world and hundreds of millions worth cross-border investments are initiated across the world every day. This article intends to discuss the legal protection for these foreign investments. National laws of some states intend to protect foreign investments…

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Lawyers in Dubai
06 Apr 2019

Laws Surrounding Certificate of Origin

  Law Governing Certificate of Origin: A Global Purview When participating in international trade as an exporter, a Certificate of Origin (CO) is often required by the importing country. A CO certifies and declares the countries involved in the production or manufacturing process of the products included in an export…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
28 Mar 2019

The International Seed Treaty

  Liberating Farmers’ Rights While Ensuring Food Security: The International Seed Treaty Three intricately related concepts: climate change, biodiversity, and food security have become a central discussion amongst international political bodies over the last three decades. Analyzed from a unidimensional perspective in respect to Earth’s exponential population growth and carbon-emitting…

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