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Lawyers in Dubai
18 Feb 2024

Indian’s New Criminal Law Bills

Indian’s New Criminal Law Bills In a landmark move, Union Home Minister Amit Shah introduced three revised Bills on December 12, aiming to replace archaic British-era criminal laws that have governed India for decades. The proposed legislation includes the Bharatiya Nyaya (Second) Sanhita Bill, 2023; Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha (Second) Sanhita,…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
07 Jan 2024

The Crypto-Asset Exchange System in Bahrain

The Crypto-Asset Exchange System in Bahrain Bahrain's forward-thinking fintech regulations, coupled with a commitment to fostering young tech talent, have successfully lured some of the globe's most inventive financial entities to the region. Notably, cryptocurrency exchange Binance recently secured its inaugural license as a crypto-asset provider within the Gulf Cooperation…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
27 Dec 2021

Economic and Fraud Provisions in the Middle East

Economic and Fraud Provisions in the Middle East “There is one and only one social responsibility of business – to use its resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits so long as it stays within the rules of the game, which is to say, engages in open…

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Lawyers in Dubai
24 Oct 2021

Electronic Contracting Law in E-commerce

Electronic Contracting Law in E-commerce Introduction to Contract Law A contract is a legally binding force between two entities, companies, or parties that link the parties in a contract protected by law. An agreement between the parties may be made orally, in writing, in action, or any of these ways.…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
29 Apr 2021

Using a Competitor’s Trademark as Keyword

Trending type of Violation in Today's World: Using the Competitor’s Trademark as Keyword Zeynep Yağmur Kutlu Öncü Uçum Abstract In today's world, where competition between companies is intense on the Internet, as well, new protective norms are needed pertaining to trademark rights violations. Accordingly, lawmaker has included the use of…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
15 Nov 2020

Commentary on UAE Federal Law 5 of 2012 dealing with Cyber Crimes

Legislation Commentary on Federal Law 5 of 2012 Legislation Number Federal Law Number 5 of 2012 Concerning Combating Information Technology Crimes (Cyber Crimes Law) Date of publication in the Official Gazette 13 August 2012 Jurisdiction The United Arab Emirates Related Legislation   Federal Law Number 12 of 2016 amending Federal…

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Lawyers in Dubai
15 Sep 2020

Cybercrimes and their Punishment in the UAE

Cybercrimes and their Punishment in the UAE Any illicit use of the internet, computer network, electronic website or any other information technology means is prohibited and shall constitute as a cybercrime. The use of the internet for the invasion of privacy, for provoking another to commit a crime or for…

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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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Lawyers in Dubai
14 Jun 2018

UAE Social Media Regulations and its Impact on Influencers

The Life and Time of Social Media We have entered into a time where people frequent on of social and electronic media as much as they breathe in and out. Our reliance on these platforms grows as quickly as the number of platforms available. This rapid growth of electronic media…

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Law Firms in Dubai
10 May 2018

Electronic evidence in the UAE and KSA (Part I of II)

Admissibility of electronic evidence in the UAE and KSA (Part 1 of 2) Technology has changed the world in its totality in such a short time. It has indeed become an integral part of the everyday lives of so many. Today we see it incorporated into nearly everything we do.…

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Law Firms in Dubai
09 May 2018

The General Data Protection Regulation

  GDPR COMPLIANT OR NOT? Introduction On 25 May 2018, General Data Protection Regulation (the GDPR) will come into effect in European Union. It is the most significant transformation to the landscape of European data protection in the past twenty years. Upon the enactment of new GDPR law, all the…

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Lawyers in Dubai
08 May 2018

Digital platforms and Their Terms of Use

Digital platforms, Ecommerce Marketplace and their terms of use: Does it matter? The many digital platforms are transforming almost every industry today; it is swiftly becoming apparent that the similar looking terms of use and privacy policies currently applicable may not provide new entrepreneurs or platform users with an adequate…

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Lawyers in Sharjah
24 Apr 2018

Copyright and Apps

Ping!You got a Notification*   “Internet is a place where nothing ever dies.” A touch is all you need to show the world your piece of art and to be liked by the viewers. Facebook posts, Instagram new filters improving your images, Snapchat 10 seconds stories to score social kudos.…

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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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