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Lawyers in Dubai
Oct 2018

Project Financing: GCC Overview

Examining Project Financing issues and Regulations Introduction Driving through Dubai one is inundated with the view of cranes and construction sites, however, if a closer look is taken it becomes increasingly more evident that many, if not most of these sites are inactive and the buildings are left skeletons of…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Oct 2018

A Guide to Non-compete Clauses in the MENA Region

A Guide to Non-compete Clauses in the Middle East Introduction Non-compete clauses are sometimes incorporated into the contracts of employees to ensure the security and protection of the employer if an employee decides to move to another company. When working for an entity, individuals will likely pick up on and…

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Law Firms in Dubai
Jun 2018

Extensive Guide on GCC Agency Laws

Agency Laws in the GCC Countries - An Extensive Guide Introduction The extension of the multinational partnership is either setting up its subsidiary in remote purview or to tie up with the local organization in a foreign jurisdiction. United Arab Emirates (UAE) is one of the distant locals where international…

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Lawyers in Dubai
May 2018

Company Formation in Kuwait Free Trade Zone

Company Incorporation in Kuwait Free Trade Zone   Kuwait, also known as the Fruitful Land of the Gulf is considered to be a land of opportunities. The country’s richness lies in the natural resources like oil and gas but also the real wealth of the nation lies in its human capital…

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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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Criminal Lawyers in UAE
Dec 2017

Contradictory Statements : Understanding the Legal Implications

Contradictory Statements In a bundle of truths, a lie will always be found within. Pinocchio told lies, and his nose grew. Unfortunately, liars in the courtroom may only be caught out by the inconsistent statements they make throughout a case. The challenge is for the jury and prosecution to find…

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Law Firms in Abu Dhabi
Oct 2017

Demurrage Payments in Kuwait

Demurrage Payments in Kuwait What is the mindset of an entrepreneur looking to dip his toes in a new venture? Profits? Maybe, certainty? Certainty is a factor that all entrepreneurs look for in a business opportunity. However, certainty is also the factor that is least available to them; primarily, if…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
Oct 2017

Speedy Criminal Justice in Dubai

Speedy Criminal Justice in Dubai William E. Gladstone once said in a public gathering that ‘justice delayed is justice denied.' But neither the person nor the concept was new to the anxious crowd. Regarding the person, Mr. Gladstone has served as the Prime Minister of United Kingdom more times than…

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Law Firms in Kuwait
Oct 2017

New Copyright Laws in Kuwait

New Copyright Law in Kuwait Creativity is the work of art stimulated by the human mind. Every song ever listened to, every movie ever watched and every article ever read (irrespective of the level of creativity) is the work of art of a lyricist, screenwriter, and an author, respectively. Although…

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ICJ Lawyers
Sep 2017

Diplomacy and International Court of Justice: An Analysis

DIPLOMACY AND INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE: AN ANALYSIS (Part I of II) ‘Peace comes at a price. And that price is diplomacy. We may all know who is paying the price, but sometimes, we cannot comprehend the amplitude of the price paid.’ {C}-        International Relations Department, STA Law Firm The…

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Banking Lawyers in Dubai
Sep 2017

Boarding Complete: An Islamic Rendering

Boarding Complete: An Islamic Rendering Part II of II In our previous issue, we discussed the Shariah principles of ijara, simple ijara, ijara wa iqtina, ijara mawsufa fi al dimmah, istisna’a, and how ijara and mawsufa fi al dimmah work. Our attorney’s had detailed the different types of leasing provided…

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Construction Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
May 2017

Construction Law and the Application of Time

Construction Law and the Application of Time   Power can not confer to what does not exist. Humankind has needed something to organize and structure his life, so we created time. So that, we using time as a benchmark can keep ourselves in check.  It is, essentially, a social construct,…

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Commercial Agency Law of Kuwait
Aug 2016

Commercial Agency Law in Kuwait

Commercial Agency Law in Kuwait “Without local guides, your enemy employs the land as a weapon against you.” -Sun Tzu, The Art of War Little did the great Chinese military general, Sun Tzu, know that his guidance on how to wage a war would draw similarities in the today’s commerce…

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