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labour law of UAE
Mar 2019

Employee's Rights Under UAE Law & International Conventions

A Global View on Workers Rights with Special Emphasis on the UAE Laws “Workers' rights should be a central focus of development” – Joseph Stiglitz   It is often said that workers rights are human rights. The statement expresses the importance of the protection of workers or labours in the…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Mar 2019

Wrongful Conviction

Wrongful Conviction   When someone is wrongly convicted, that means that a person has been punished and sentenced for a crime that he has not committed. In devastating cases like these, the faith of the masses on the judicial system is lost when an innocent is convicted and made to…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
Mar 2019

Germany Arbitration Institution Rules 2018

German Arbitration Institution Rules 2018 March 1, 2018 the German Institution for Arbitration (DIS) enacted a new set of arbitration rules to revise and replace Germany’s 1998 regulations. The predominant changes (made by a panel of 300 DIS members) resulted in an enhancement in procedural efficiency. Under the 2018 Rules,…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Mar 2019

Saudi Arabia’s new Commercial Mortgage Law

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s new Commercial Mortgage Law of 2018 The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia declared a new commercial mortgages law (the "New Law") by the Royal Decree Number M/86 dated 08/08/1439H (which corresponds to April 24, 2018) and by the Council of Ministers Resolution Number 426 of the…

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consumer protection laws in UAE
Mar 2019

Consumer Protection Regulations in the UAE

Consumer Protection and the Laws Relating to Consumer Protection in the UAE “A customer is the most important visitor on our premises. He is not dependent on us. We are dependent on him. He is not an interruption in our work. He is the purpose of it. He is not…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Feb 2019

Nuclear Liability Insurance

Guide to Global Nuclear Liability Insurance and Claims   Contents: 1. Introduction 2. How is nuclear energy liability insurance structured? 3. Principles or fundaments governing Nuclear Liability Insurance 4. International Conventions Paris Convention 1960 Brussels Convention 1963 Vienna Convention 1963 Convention of Supplementary Compensation 1997 2004 Paris/Brussels Protocol 5. Global…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Feb 2019

A Look at Recent Development in NLRB’s Proposed Rules for Joint-Employers

NLRB’s New Proposed Rule with Regard to Joint-Employers The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), on September 14, 2018, issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking setting the standard for determining the existence of joint-employer relationships. According to the NLRB, the said proposed rule would provide predictability, stability, and consistency in the…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Feb 2019

Intellectual Property Law - Trademarks and Geographical Indication under UAE Law

Intellectual Property Rights - Requirement of protection of ‘Geographical Indication’ and its obligations on the UAE “There is certainly no kind of property, in the nature of things, so much his own, as the works which a person originates from his own creative imagination: And when he has spent great…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Feb 2019

Mediation in the UAE

Commercial Mediation in the UAE  “Mediation is one of the most effective tools of non-violence. It can turn parties away from conflict, towards compromise” - Miroslav Lajčák Meaning Mediation is a form of Alternative Dispute Resolution system (ADR) wherein the matter at issue is solved with the help of a…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
Feb 2019

Global Perspective on the Crime of Aggression

A Global Perspective on the Crimes of Aggression A crime of aggression is committed when a political or military leader of a State causes the respective State to use force illegally against another State, provided that the force used constitutes a violation of the United Nations Charter in its character,…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
Feb 2019

International and Domestic Perspective on Anti Discrimination Laws

International Perspective on Anti Discrimination and Laws relating to Anti Discrimination in the UAE “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.” ―…

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Criminal Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
Feb 2019

Laws and Regulations on Illegal Drugs : Singapore

 “Wasted? So is your life”- Drug laws in Singapore Singapore by far has the toughest drug laws in the world. The country’s strong and determined hold on the Misuse of Drugs Act has implemented a penalty for even possessing a small amount of illegal narcotic substance. In fact, the country…

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commercial lawyers in Dubai
Feb 2019

Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement of 2010

Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement of 2010 Signed in 2011 (although not yet implemented), the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) represents the combined efforts made by the US, Canada, the EU, Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and South Korea to reform global Intellectual Property (IP) enforcement standards. The Agreement was established to redirect…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Feb 2019

Anti-Bribery Regulation in the UAE

Anti-Bribery Legislation in the UAE Subsequent to the economic stagnation of 2008, the UAE assumed proactive measures to indict individuals who violated the Federal Penal Code’s anti-bribery legislation. Despite the surfacing of several prominent cases, the regulations, which were enacted in the 1980s, still remain wholly foreign to many businesses…

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