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Law Firms in Dubai
21 Apr 2020

Country Guide: Consumer Protection and Product Liability in Bahrain and Oman

Q&A on Consumer Protection and Product Liability in Bahrain and Oman Sources of law Q1. What are the principal legislation and regulation pertaining to product liability? The main areas of law and regulation relating to product liability are: I. Oman Product liability is regulated by the: Consumer Protection Law (Royal…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
09 Feb 2020

CCTV & Invasion to Privacy in the GCC

CCTV & Invasion to Privacy in the GCC The world in this millennium is techno-dependent for almost every aspect of life whether its payment of debts through credit card, entering into contracts by parties distant through online, i.e. e-contracts, e-booking of railway or air tickets and even social networking platforms.…

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Company Formation in Bahrain
04 Feb 2020

Company Formation in Bahrain International Airport Freezone

Freezone Law: Bahrain International Airport 1. What law established this free zone? Bahrain International Airport is not actually a Free Zone, although it is sometimes mistakenly referred to as one. The Airport Zone is governed by the Sovereign wealth fund of the nation, Mumtalakat. 2. What are the main internal…

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Company Formation in UAE
31 Jan 2020

Freezone Bahrain International Investment Park

Freezone Bahrain International Investment Park 1. What law established this free zone? The Bahrain International Investment Park (BIIP) was established in 2005 by the Industry, Commerce and Tourism Ministry (MoICT). The BIIP is considered the flagship business park. It houses over 114 multinational and manufacturing service companies. 2. What are…

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taxation lawyers in UAE
29 Jun 2019

Tax Regulations in the GCC : Guide

Guide on Tax in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain and Oman Introduction: Gulf co-operation council is the abbreviated form of GCC. It came into force in 1981.   It is the union of all Arab state except Iraq and UAE is one of its member states. Saudi Arabia has head first…

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Cyber Laws in UAE
11 Apr 2019

A Guide to Information Security and Data Protection Laws in GCC Countries

A Guide to Information Security and Data Protection Laws in GCC Countries New challenges have arisen with the technological development along with the social and economic globalization.  It can be said that our entire personal data is being stored in the gadgets we use. Internet today has brought millions of…

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construction Lawyers in Dubai
26 Mar 2019

EPC vs Design-Build Delivery: English Law Vs GCC Law

Differences between EPC and Design-Build delivery- English Law compared with GCC Any manufacturing company primarily delves on the basics of production efficiency, innovation, cost management and time to market which are the critical factors for achieving a competitive advantage. The company needs to achieve its business strategy, and thus a…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
31 Jan 2019

International Anti-Terrorism Conventions

A Global Purview of Counter-Terrorism Efforts With nearly 41% of all terrorist attacks resulting in casualty, and a dramatic increase in public targeted incidents, governing bodies representing both domestic and international interests alike have invested countless resources into better understanding why terrorism occurs, and how legislatively, it can be stopped.…

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Healthcare lawyers in UAE
28 Nov 2018

Medical Negligence Claims and Liability in Gulf Countries: a Critical Analysis

Medical Negligence Claims and Liability in Gulf Countries: a Critical Analysis WILLES.J opines, “Negligence is a negative word. It is the absence of such care, skill, and diligence as it was the duty of the person to bring to the performance of work, which he is said not to have…

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Financial lawyers in Dubai
25 Nov 2018

Consolidation of Economic Status

Consolidation of Economic Status Introduction With the changes and developments in the world, especially in the Middle Eastern region, we face numerous challenges from an economic standpoint. In general, most of the Middle Eastern countries are developing countries, looking to consolidate their financial position in the region and also in…

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arbitration lawyers in Dubai
17 Nov 2018

Arbitration and Expedited Proceedings

Emergency Arbitration and Expedited Proceedings Introduction There never really seems to be ample time available to get the problematic and wary things done. At the same time, when there is nothing to be done, time cannot seem to move fast enough; this can seem frustrating to one when deadlines approach…

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Lawyers in Dubai
31 Oct 2018

Project Financing: GCC Overview

Examining Project Financing issues and Regulations Introduction Driving through Dubai one is inundated with the view of cranes and construction sites, however, if a closer look is taken it becomes increasingly more evident that many, if not most of these sites are inactive and the buildings are left skeletons of…

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Lawyers in Dubai
11 Oct 2018

A Guide to Non-compete Clauses in the MENA Region

A Guide to Non-compete Clauses in the Middle East Introduction Non-compete clauses are sometimes incorporated into the contracts of employees to ensure the security and protection of the employer if an employee decides to move to another company. When working for an entity, individuals will likely pick up on and…

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Lawyers in Dubai
15 Sep 2018

Patent Registration in UAE and GCC - Bespoke Guide

A Guide on Patent Registration in the GCC “The Patent Office is the Mother-In-Law of Invention.” Introduction Senior MIT lecturer Joe Hadzima defines a patent as follows, “A patent is an exclusive right issued by a country to an inventor, allowing him to exclude others from manufacturing, using or selling…

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