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IT Acts in UAE
25 Mar 2020

Video Game Censorship: Indian Purview

Video Game Censorship: Indian Purview With millennium progressing into the second decade, the governments in all the countries have brought Interactive Video Game Industry under its radar to restrict the increasingly graphic violence in the computer or digital games which intends to excite and interest the gamers. The chant of…

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Financial Lawyers in UAE
24 Mar 2020

Public Procurement Law in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Public Procurement Law in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Though it is noteworthy that public procurement is a national activity, it is keenly gauged by international bodies like World Bank, World Trade Organization (WTO) that approximates the contribution of public procurement in GDP up to 10 to 15% signalling public procurement…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
22 Mar 2020

US: Cause of Action under Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act

Cause of Action under Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act The Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act of 1974 (hereinafter “RESPA”) came into effect since June 20, 1975. The law is bulky and a code into web of accountability all the parties to the real estate settlement transactions viz. mortgage brokers, servicers of…

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Lawyers in Dubai
16 Mar 2020

Money Laundering Laws in the UAE

Money Laundering Law in the UAE “When spider webs unite, they can tie up a lion” The above proverb/saying does hold good when it comes to white collar crimes and economic offenses and it goes without saying that continued attempts by criminal organizations to launder money lead to a corrosive…

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Company Formation in Dubai
11 Mar 2020

JAFZA Offshore Regulations and UAE Companies Law: Voting Rights and Key Differences

UAE Companies Law and JAFZA Offshore Companies Regulations : Key Differences All corporations undergo a development phase that is affected by a range of external factors such as market conditions, economic climate, implications, and new regulations, to name a few. Internal affairs of an organization, the roles and responsibilities of the…

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aviation lawyers in Dubai
09 Mar 2020

Air Crash Liability in International Air Law

Airplane Crash Liability in International Law Introduction The two recent international aeroplane crashes (the Lion Air crash and the Ethiopian Air crash) resulted an international outcry over the safety of passengers aboard international flights. Consequently, the question of which entity can be held accountable for these disasters is on the…

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Lawyers in Dubai
05 Mar 2020

Investors’ Due Diligence Before Purchasing Real Estate in Dubai

Investors’ Due Diligence Before Purchasing Real Estate in Dubai Authors, legal professionals, bankers and jurists have written several papers on the increased foreclosure rates preceding 2008 in the United States' real estate market. This predicament led to a domino effect of issues on mortgages, (the infamous) collateral debt obligations and other…

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Patent Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
04 Mar 2020

Patent Laws in the UAE

Patent Laws in the UAE (Part 1 of 2) Guidance to readers: This is the first part of a two-part series on various aspects of patent law in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) including statutory interpretation, dispute resolution mechanism, judicial authority, patent infringement, enforcement, rights of patent holders, procedural aspects and…

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Lawyers in Dubai
27 Feb 2020

Owners Association in Dubai

Owners Association in Dubai “Home ownership is the cornerstone of a strong community.” – Rick Renzi On the bright sunny morning on 9 November 1987, the United States District Court (E.D. Virginia - Alexandria Division) ruled on a very important question in the real estate sector at that stage –…

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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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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
26 Feb 2020

Grounds for Rejection of the Plaint: Indian CPC, 1908

Grounds for Rejection of the Plaint: The Indian Civil Procedure Code The plaint is petitioned for instituting a suit in the civil or commercial courts. A court of civil jurisdiction will be administered by the provisions of the Civil Procedure Code, 1908 (CPC). Order VII of CPC is visualized with the provisions…

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Lawyers in Dubai
23 Feb 2020

US: Admissibility of Forensic Evidence in Courts

Admissibility of Forensic Evidence in Courts – USA Overview Introduction Miscarriage of justice is an existential problem, reigning throughout the years with what looks like no end in sight. Worldwide, several people are wrongly convicted and executed for crimes they did not commit. This ultimately leads to the individual who…

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Technology Lawyers in Dubai
19 Feb 2020

Inventions used or made in Outer Space

Inventions used or made in Outer Space "Science soars like an eagle however law drags on like a turtle" implied by Carl Cristo in 1964. This quote is the current situation to protection laws of intellectual property. Space technology is the most advanced technical area in the world. Outer space…

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corporate lawyers in Dubai
15 Feb 2020

Competition Law in Hong Kong

Competition Law in Hong Kong Competition laws (also referred to as antitrust laws), in an economy, seek to promote innovation and the efficiency to reduce prices for the consumer, in a fair manner amongst businesses, by the regulation of anti-competitive conduct by businesses, and by ensuring that businesses act independently…

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