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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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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
10 Jan 2019

Criminal Law: Changes to Penal Code of Singapore

Prospective Amendments to Singapore’s Penal Code (Original Enactment: Ordinance 4 of 1871) Date Commenced: 16 September 1872 In July 2016, Singapore established a Penal Code review committee intended to perform a comprehensive assessment of the legal provisions currently protecting marginalized communities and members of the adolescent demographic. As of September…

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Lawyers in Dubai
20 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
15 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
17 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
15 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
15 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
29 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
28 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
28 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
23 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.” - Dorothy Denning The clandestine and privacy advantages, the information superhighway, and the possibility to buy your plane ticket…

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Technology Law Firm in Dubai
31 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
19 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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