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Technology Lawyers in Dubai
May 2019

Citizenship for Robots

Should Robots be Granted Citizenship? It’s 2019 and with the world progressively stepping towards technological advancement, active presence of machines is no surprise. Within considerable amount of time, artificial intelligence has taken over the world with its ideas and promises. Human beings are doing everything possible to ease out their…

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Cyber Laws in UAE
Apr 2019

A Guide to Information Security and Data Protection Laws in GCC Countries

A Guide to Information Security and Data Protection Laws in GCC Countries New challenges have arisen with the technological development along with the social and economic globalization.  It can be said that our entire personal data is being stored in the gadgets we use. Internet today has brought millions of…

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Cyber Laws in UAE
Dec 2018

Law Governing VPNs

Legalities of using Virtual Private Network – Considering the recent ban on skype and other applications in U.A.E. Introduction : In recent years, an enormous change has undergone in the field of technology which raises a necessary question about human’s ability to continue in protecting and promoting the right over…

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cyber Security Laws in UAE
Dec 2018

Decentralized Autonomous Organisation

Decentralized Autonomous Organisation The promising era of Economic Freedom A decentralized autonomous organization (the DAO) is a computer program which is a form of an investor directed venture capital fund. The primary objective of the DAO was to provide a new decentralized business model which could help in the operations…

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Financial Lawyers in UAE
Nov 2018

Cyber Liability Insurance

Cyber Liability Insurance The Cyberspace The world is in a continually developing state, with new and exciting inventions and technologies arising on a regular basis. It would take some form of expert, or perhaps your average teenager, to entirely keep up to date with all that is new. However, while…

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Law Firms in Abu Dhabi
Sep 2018

ADR and Domain Name Control Law in UAE

UAE Domain Name Governance and Dispute Resolution What is in the name, asked a layman. Everything, if it is a domain name, replied the lawyer!   Introduction Almost every kind of business, whether a startup or a fully-grown company need an online presence through an official website. A website is…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
Jul 2018

The Law, the iPhone and Facial Recognition - Part II

eye-Phone: Legal Issues about Apple's New Facial Recognition  Feature – Part II The ever-changing technology the law is always trying to keep up its pace as now the interaction of law and technology is more critical than ever. The ungoverned technology is a danger to the society if drones are flying…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Jun 2018

The Law, the iPhone and Facial Recognition

eye(PHONE) Mahatma Gandhi said an eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind. Talking about eyes, we have heard that every closed eye is not sleeping and every open sight is not seeing. From eyeglasses to contact lens and from augmented reality to google glass, disruptive technologies…

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Law Firms in Dubai
May 2018

The General Data Protection Regulation

  GDPR COMPLIANT OR NOT? Introduction On 25 May 2018, General Data Protection Regulation (the GDPR) will come into effect in European Union. It is the most significant transformation to the landscape of European data protection in the past twenty years. Upon the enactment of new GDPR law, all the…

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Lawyers in Dubai
May 2018

Digital platforms and Their Terms of Use

Digital platforms and their terms of use: Does it matter? The many digital platforms are transforming almost every industry today; it is swiftly becoming apparent that the similar looking terms of use and privacy policies currently applicable may not provide new entrepreneurs or platform users with an adequate sense of…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Jan 2018

Cloud Computing at Arm's Length?

Cloud Computing and Transfer Pricing In these times life without Netflix or Google Drive is hard to imagine, right? Accessing your all-time favorite movies from wherever you are to whenever you need without the hassle of carrying a bunch of discs and tapes wherever you go. Be it your slumber…

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Technology Law Firms in Dubai
Sep 2017

MAN, the Law, and Algorithms!

MAN, the Law, and Algorithms! “Computers will overtake humans with Artificial Intelligence within the next 100 years. When that happens, we need to make sure that computers have goals aligned with ours.”         Stephen Hawking A few years ago, I used to take the morning bus to reach…

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Insurance Lawyers in Dubai
Apr 2017

Fair Share - An Overview of Insurance Web Aggregators

Fair Share - An Overview of Insurance Web Aggregators  “When action grows unprofitable, gather information” -Ursula K. Le Guin, The Left Hand of Darkness   From driverless cars to high-tech drones, mankind reveals an inclination to innovate first and plan later. The internet, for instance, has developed so fast making…

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MLM Lawyers in Dubai
May 2016

Bit Coins: Decrypting the Currency (Updated)

In this interesting Article, Surbhi questions the legal standing of the cryptocurrency Bitcoin and the challenges it has posed for both financial institutions and regulators at large. Historically, finance has always been international in character; capital has rarely been mobile. Money has moved freely across borders for all of the…

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