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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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aviation lawyers in Dubai
09 Mar 2020

Air Crash Liability in International Air Law

Airplane Crash Liability in International Law Introduction The two recent international aeroplane crashes (the Lion Air crash and the Ethiopian Air crash) resulted an international outcry over the safety of passengers aboard international flights. Consequently, the question of which entity can be held accountable for these disasters is on the…

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Technology Lawyers in Dubai
19 Feb 2020

Inventions used or made in Outer Space

Inventions used or made in Outer Space "Science soars like an eagle however law drags on like a turtle" implied by Carl Cristo in 1964. This quote is the current situation to protection laws of intellectual property. Space technology is the most advanced technical area in the world. Outer space…

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Lawyers in Dubai
14 Dec 2019

Aircraft Repossession Procedures in the UAE

Aircraft Repossession Under the Cape Town Convention in the United Arab Emirates Let us face this: aircrafts are expensive, and we always tend to lease expensive assets with a depreciated value as opposed to purchasing the same. Therefore, one could safely say that aircraft leasing is one of the most…

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Lawyers in Dubai
19 Nov 2019

Disputes in International Civil Aviation

International Civil Aviation Dispute Settlement Introduction According to Grotius, “Every nation is free to travel to every other nation and to trade with it”. Nevertheless, the advent of aeronautics has brought with it the accumulation of unresolved disagreements in the global arena and the increase of international tensions. These disagreements…

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aviation lawyers in Dubai
25 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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Aviation laws of UAE
03 Feb 2019

The Montreal Convention

The Montreal Convention: Establishing Unity and Predictability for International Carriage Regulations Every day, around the world, approximately 93,000 flights ascend from 9,000 airports. Having become a regular mode of travel and statistically recognized as exponentially safer than driving, most aircraft passengers would not think to question the liability responsibilities of…

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lawyers in Abu Dhabi
21 Jan 2019

Drone and UAV Regulations in the UAE

Drone Laws and Regulations in UAE With new innovations and big investments, drone technology continues to evolve almost every day, bringing more advanced drones to the market every few months. Almost every week we see press releases and research papers on the use of drones in new areas and industries.…

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Aviation Law Firms in Dubai
21 Nov 2017

Technical Aspects of Aircraft Lease

Technical Aspects of Aircraft Lease (Part II of II) In the previous issue, we discussed the various categories of aircraft lease such as a wet lease, dry lease, and damp lease. We also covered broadly the legal requirements for leasing an aircraft in the UAE and its implications. The aviation…

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Aviation Law Firm in Dubai
30 Apr 2017

Aircraft Mortgages (Part III of III)

Aircraft Mortgages Part III of III For those seeking adventure, the adrenaline of in-flight turbulence is boisterous whereas for most it’s an ill-timed and nerve-wracking experience. Turbulence also has an effect on the aircraft itself. Apparently, science lags behind here, but then aircraft cost millions of dollars. This high price-tag…

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Aircraft Mortgages | STA Law Firm
05 Jan 2017

Aircraft Mortgages (Part II of III)

Aircraft Mortgages (Part II of III) “99% of everything done in the world, good or bad, is done to pay a mortgage. Perhaps the world would be a better place if everyone rented.” Thank You for Smoking (2005) - Nick Naylor (Aaron Eckhart) Due to the primarily finance driven the…

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Aviation Lawyers in Dubai
18 Oct 2016

A Competitive Equilibrium between Domestic Airlines and Exports: Analysis of US Case Law

‘People of the same trade seldom meet together, even for merriment and diversion, but the conversation ends in a conspiracy against the public or in some contrivance to raise prices .’ The aviation industry is a highly dynamic sector due to the surfeit of financial resources and capital that are…

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Technology Lawyers in Dubai
08 Jun 2016

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles - Dealing with Drones - Global Overview

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles – Dealing with Drones - Global Overview From the printing press to the atomic bomb, humankind reveals an inclination to innovate first and plan later. It is a simple truth that technology develops faster and further than law. Cars and hi-tech smartphones are everyday examples of techniques…

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Aviation Laws of the United Arab Emirates | STA Law Firm
10 Mar 2015

Aviation Laws of Dubai and the United Arab Emirates

Aviation and Aerospace Laws of Dubai and the UAE On 17 July 2014 Malaysia Airways flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine during a flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur in an act of suspected terrorism. On 5 December 2014 executive Heather Cho forced a Seoul-bound Korean Air plane to…

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