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Lawyers in Dubai
27 Feb 2020

United Kingdom: Laws surrounding Counterfeit Goods and Piracy

Laws surrounding Counterfeit Goods and Piracy in the United Kingdom The terms "piracy" and "counterfeiting" of goods refer to manufacturing, distributing and selling inferior copies of products which have been made without the permission of the intellectual property rights holder in the said goods. Inferior copies of goods are intended…

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Property Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
22 Jan 2020

Exceptions to Patent Rights under the TRIPS Agreement

Patents Rights in Developing Countries: Exceptions Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) have never been more economically and politically important than they are today. Elements of IP law such as, but not limited to, trademarks, copyrights, patents, and utility models, are of prime importance in debates on IPRs in various sectors such…

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Construction Lawyers in Dubai
15 Jan 2020

Liquidated Damages upon Contract Termination

Liquidated Damages upon Contract Termination Liquidated damages while not present in every contract, there will arise occasions where liquidated damages are mentioned within contracts and provide necessary assurance and security. There are numerous benefits, though also some drawbacks to this type of clause. The method of awarding damages also differs…

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Lawyers in Dubai
14 Jan 2020

Import & Export Regulations in the United Kingdom

Import & Export Regulations in the United Kingdom The United Kingdom (UK) has long been a key player in the global import and export business, since the era of colonization. To service the needs of its citizens, SMEs (Small to Medium Enterprises), and to facilitate trade, the UK imports a…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
12 Jan 2020

Intelligence-Led Policing

Advantages of Intelligence Policing The terms ‘intelligence’ and ‘policing’ put together often strike thoughts pertaining to some fashion of covert surveillance system that is used to gather information in an undisclosed manner. However, the true meaning of the term intelligence policing, or “intelligence led policing” (a more meaningful way to…

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Business Laws in UAE
11 Dec 2019

Implications of Brexit on the Businesses in the United Arab Emirates

Implications of Brexit on the Businesses in the United Arab Emirates "Brexit", is a blend of words British and Exit and was coined by Peter Wilding. The Oxford English Dictionary in 2016 added Brexit to its volumes and awarded the honour of coining the term to Mr. Wilding. It is…

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Lawyers in Dubai
14 Nov 2019

The Tort of Trade Mark Passing Off Around the World

The Tort of Trade Mark Passing Off Around the World Introduction The reason trademarks are so crucial in the modern business world is due to how the customers and consumer loyalty work. Often, when considering a particular industry such as, for example, fast food, there will be specific names which…

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intellectual Property Laws in UAE
06 Nov 2019

Patent Infringements - Global Overview

A Guide to Patent Infringement: A Global Perspective Ideas and innovation are the cornerstones of any successful corporation. Given that modernisation and globalisation has had a significant impact on corporations, it is only fair that the ideas defining these businesses are given protection from being misused, manipulated or stolen. Stolen…

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Lawyers in Dubai
24 Oct 2019

Singapore Criminal Law: Understanding Common Intention

Common Intention Under Singapore Criminal Law Introduction The settlement in the former British crown colony on the Strait of Malacca which consists of four trade centres, namely, Penang, Singapore, Malacca and Labuan often referred to as the Straits Settlement which was taken over by the British East Indian Company. The…

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Lawyers in Dubai
22 Oct 2019

GMO Foods in UAE with Global Perspectives

Genetically Modified Food Technology in UAE & Global Purview   “The Food You Eat Can Be Either The Safest & Most Powerful Form of Medicine or the Slowest Form of Poison”     -Ann Wigmore Since times immemorial humans have cultivated crops for food, they have been picky about beneficial traits for bumper…

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Employment Laws in UAE
14 Oct 2019

Redundancy of Employment : English Law

Redundancy of Employment Redundancy is one of the most contested and controversial aspects of employment, especially with regards to economies with unfavourable economic climates. Many employers may sometimes be faced with the unfortunate challenge of instituting changes into their business and their business practices in order to reduce operating costs…

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Media Lawyers in Dubai
08 Oct 2019

Regulation on Pharmaceutical Industry in the United Kingdom

Regulation on Medicinal Products, Clinical Trials and Pharmaceutical Industry in the UK Imagine that you are an entrepreneur in the pharmaceutical industry having recently made a scientific breakthrough in a critical field. Your first instinct is to get this breakthrough certified and licensed, so it can be manufactured and sold…

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intellectual Property Laws in UAE
21 Sep 2019

Intellectual Property Regime in UK

Intellectual Property Regime in the United Kingdom Introduction The European Union (EU) is one of the world most significant economic powers. There is a considerable population of around 500 Million that lives within its member states, and the GDP is about $19 trillion. However, while the EU, as an organisation,…

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taxation lawyers in UAE
16 Sep 2019

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

BEPS (OECD?) - Massive Changes to Taxation of International Business I. Introduction BEPS stands for ‘Base Erosion and Profit Shifting.’ The BEPS plan was launched during the 2008 global reccession. The notion behind this launch was threefold: Firstly, to revise the international tax structure; Secondly, to align the framework with…

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