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aviation lawyers in Dubai
Mar 2019

Tokyo Convention Amendment

Tokyo Convention Amendment Introduction The Tokyo Convention initially completed on September 14 of 1963, and it entered into force on December 4, 1969, has the full name 'The Convention on Offences and Certain Other Acts Committed on Board Aircraft'. Being an international treaty, nations must ratify it for it to…

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Company Formation in ADGM
Mar 2019

ADGM SPV and ADGM Foundation

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) – Special Purpose Vehicles (SPV) and Foundations As a company within the Middle East, there are many seemingly insurmountable risks, such as financing, asset transfers or high-risk opportunities, which risks previously held no viable risk mitigation alternatives. However, the ADGM now supplies a competitive entity…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Mar 2019

Payment Protection Insurance

Payment Protection Insurance Introduction Falling behind on mortgage, loan, or credit card payments can have serious repercussions such as penalty charges, damage to one’s credit score, and even loss of property. Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) is designed to help avoid these repercussions by paying the insured’s mortgage, loan, and credit…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
Mar 2019

Regulations Governing Juveniles

‘Doli Incapax’ – An International Perspective on Juvenile Justice 'No civilised society regards children as accountable for their actions to the same extent as adults ... The wisdom of protecting young children against the full rigour of the law is beyond argument. The difficulty lies in determining when and under…

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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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