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Lawyers in Dubai
Oct 2018

UAE Criminal Law - Crimes Committed Outside UAE

The Territorial Applicability of Criminal Law in the UAE Introduction In may sound odd, but there is a difference between international criminal law and criminal international law. What’s more is that the differentiation between these two seemingly similar sounding things is of essential importance. The international criminal law is a…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Aug 2018

Cryptocurrency– A Magical Bubble or The Future of Currency?

Cryptocurrency– A Magical Bubble or The Future of Currency? The noise and media surrounding the notion of cryptocurrency have been increasing the curiosity rapidly. Before curiosity kills the cat, let's walk through the story of cryptocurrency. Cryptocurrency is an innovative and a virtual currency that utilizes cryptography for security and…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
Apr 2018

Territorial Jurisdiction Part-1

  THE REACH OF TERRITORIAL JURISDICTION PART I Introduction The UAE follows Civil Law in their legal system and the primary laws governing the jurisdiction of courts is regulated by Federal Law Number 11 of 1992 the Civil Procedural Law (the Civil Procedures Law) and Federal Law Number 35 of…

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Anti-fraud Law of UAE
Mar 2018

The UAE Anti Fraud Law

Anti Fraud Law in the UAE  The United Arab Emirates recently enacted Federal Law Number 19 of 2016 concerning Combating Commercial Fraud (the Anti-Fraud Law or the Law) has replaced the erstwhile Federal Law Number 4 of 1979 dealing with the Concealment of Fraud and Deception in Transactions commercial in…

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Lawyers in Sharjah
Feb 2018

The UN Convention on Contracts for International Sale of Goods

An Overview of the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods If a company in the United Arab Emirates wanted to buy authentic leather abroad, most likely they would start looking for sellers in Italy. Considering that they find such an Italian company, the first step in…

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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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Lawyers in Bahrain
Sep 2017

Tackling Post Dated Cheques in Bahrain

Tackling Post-dated Cheques in Bahrain Can an instrument of payment be offered that ensures complete safety? The reality of the latter statement is an unlikely one. The law, however, does attempt to provide security where a payment transaction fails to do so. The nooks and crevices of such law must…

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Copyright Lawyers in Dubai
Sep 2017

Da Ta Da - Fair Dealings & Copyright Laws

Da Ta Da - Fair Dealings & Copyright Laws Have you ever bumped into someone when walking on the street because you were using your phone? Or maybe you tried to stifle your laughter when you saw someone else hit a pole or a glass window because they were so…

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Cyber Crime Lawyers in Dubai
Aug 2017

Att(H)ack - Anti Cyber Crime Law in Saudi Arabia

ATT(H)ack- Anti-Cyber Crime Law in Saudi Arabia “Cyberterrorism could also become more attractive as the real and virtual worlds become (tightly) coupled, with automobiles, apps, and other devices attached to the Internet.” -        {C}{C}{C}{C}{C}{C}{C}{C}Dorothy Denning The clandestine and privacy advantages, the information superhighway, and the possibility to buy your plane…

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Technology Law Firm in Dubai
Jul 2017

Are You App Safe?

Are You App Safe? “People have forgotten this truth," the fox said. "But you mustn’t forget it. You become responsible forever for what you’ve tamed. You’re responsible for your rose.”  - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry It was in the land of far away, and serenity paraded green landscapes, flowers, dew, rain…

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FATCA in UAE
Jul 2017

Too Much of FATCA

Too Much of FATCA! Renowned author and entrepreneur, Mark Twain, once said, ‘tax is a fine for doing well; whereas, a fine is a tax for doing wrong.' Now, the question on hand is which one of the two the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (the FATCA) would get unseated!…

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Top IT Law Firms in Dubai
Jun 2017

Cyber Crimes & Courts

Cyber Crimes & Courts Jurisdiction (by default) is the practical and ultimate authority within the legal society to administer, review and to execute laws and regulations within a well-defined area of region and responsibility. Therefore, immediately following the commission of a crime within a particular state, the judicial body in that province…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
Aug 2016

Spotting the Fake: Forgery Under UAE Law (Part 2 of 2)

Spotting the Fake: Forgery Under UAE Law  Part 2 of 2 In the previous issue, we discussed material aspects relating to forgery under UAE Criminal Laws and other statutes. We discussed broadly – the definition of forgery, types of forgery (material and moral), legal implications of denial in light of…

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Lawyers in Dubai and UAE | STA Law Firm
Aug 2016

Life of Debt: India's SARFAESI Act on Non Performing Assets

        Life of Debt ‘If I owe you a pound, I have a problem; but if I owe you a million, the problem is yours!’ -John Maynard Keynes   Graffiti had set its tone loud and clear; just no one acknowledged it. The bad loan episode that…

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