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Data security Laws in UAE
19 Oct 2021

Electronic Privacy Laws in the GCC

A closer look at Electronic Privacy Laws in the GCC The cooperation council for the Arab State of the Gulf is commonly known as Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). It is a regional, intergovernmental, political and economic union that consists of all Arab states of the Persian Gulf except Iraq. The…

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Law Firms in Dubai
05 Oct 2021

Kuwait Competition Law: 2021

Competition 2020 Kuwait 1. What is the name of the main regulator/ regulators governing the competition law in this jurisdiction? The Competition Protection Authority (CPA). 2. In the context of a merger acquisition in what circumstances, are the seller and/or the purchaser required to notify the competition regulator? Each merging…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
03 Jun 2021

Rail Infrasructure Projects in the GCC

Rail Infrasructure Projects in the GCC Rail Projects are always an ambitious and expensive affair every country hopes for, not to mention the long time periods required to complete and establish such projects as operational. While providing extensive environmental benefits, reducing the pollution created by cars and other heavy operational…

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Law Firms in Kuwait
03 Feb 2021

Initial Public Offering : Kuwait

Initial Public Offering - Kuwait Introduction As per Law Number 7 of 2010, Regarding the Establishment of the Capital Markets Authority and Regulating Securities Activities, Security is defined as, “Any instrument - in any legal form - that evidences ownership of a share in a financial transaction and that is…

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Contracting Lawyers in Dubai
22 Sep 2020

Contracts for Differences in Kuwait

Contracts for Differences in Kuwait Introduction Contracts for Differences (CFDs) is a type of security investment wherein investors make a profit from the difference of a company’s fluctuating stock value in the market. CFD is a form of derivative trading, formed as an agreement between an investor and a CFD…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
05 Sep 2020

Copyright Registration in the Middle East

Copyright Registration in the Middle East  Admittedly, the Middle East has something of a "Wild West" reputation, when it comes to some business behaviors. One of the most protuberant of these is the Middle Eastern perception of copying someone as a form of flattery, rather than as theft. In this…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
14 Jul 2020

Extradition Treaty of UAE

Extradition Treaty of UAE In International Law, extradition is when one state (Requesting state) requests another state (Requested state), to effect the return of a person for trial for a crime punishable under the Requesting state's laws and committed outside the Requested state (state of refuge). The extraditable person could…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
09 Feb 2020

CCTV & Invasion to Privacy in the GCC

CCTV & Invasion to Privacy in the GCC The world in this millennium is techno-dependent for almost every aspect of life whether its payment of debts through credit card, entering into contracts by parties distant through online, i.e. e-contracts, e-booking of railway or air tickets and even social networking platforms.…

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pharmaceutical Laws in UAE
07 Dec 2019

Country Pharmaceutical Guide: Kuwait

Distribution of Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices and Medicines: Kuwait Introduction The area of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is regarded as an "emerging market" for pharmaceutical exports and bilateral trade. Learning this region's regulatory requirements can be beneficial for pharmaceutical exports. The Gulf countries ' regulations promote the importation of quality generic…

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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 Kuwait
27 Oct 2019

Executing Foreign Awards in Kuwait

Enforcing Foreign Awards in Kuwait Introduction With the world ever moving towards a more globalised structure, clarity and cooperation are more important than ever. The move towards a more integrated world has been occurring for decades, most notably following the end of the Second World War. Some of the most…

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taxation lawyers in UAE
29 Jun 2019

Tax Regulations in the GCC : Guide

Guide on Tax in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain and Oman Introduction: Gulf co-operation council is the abbreviated form of GCC. It came into force in 1981.   It is the union of all Arab state except Iraq and UAE is one of its member states. Saudi Arabia has head first…

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Oil and Gas laws in UAE
26 Jun 2019

Short Term Contracts for Transportation of Oil and Gas

Short Term Contracts for Transportation of Petroleum Introduction The Oil and Gas industry has regularly witnessed extensive discussions about the decrease in the term of the natural gas contracts, and many have encountered different unforeseen results which relate to such diminishment. Usually, the best associates of long-term contracts for pipeline…

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Cyber Laws in UAE
11 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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