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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 Abu Dhabi
23 Jul 2021

Telecommunication and Media Law in UAE

Telecommunication and Media Law Introduction The media and telecommunication industry is one that is fast evolving worldwide. From an earlier time period where Print and Radio were considered the primary outlet of entertainment and news, which was slowly replaced by television with a variety of channels for the viewer to…

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arbitration lawyers in Abu Dhabi
28 Jun 2020

FIFA; before and after Electing Court of Arbitration for Sports

FIFA; before and after Electing Court of Arbitration for Sports Introduction Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) was founded in 1904 to supervise international football competitions, with its headquarters in Zurich. FIFA now has 211 national associations as members and is divided into regional confederations: Asia, Africa, Europe, Oceania, South…

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copyright lawyers in UAE
21 Jun 2020

Software Protection against Infringement in the UAE

Software Infringements in the UAE Software piracy or violation of a software license, is an illegal action that occurs due to unsanctioned use, distribution, exploitation and/or reproduction of copyrighted software. With the technology roar, it is very fundamental that an economy in its full strength and thrive be able to…

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Cyber laws in UAE
28 Sep 2019

Virtual Reality and Copyright: Combining New Concepts with the Old

Virtual Reality and Copyright: Combining New Concepts with the Old Introduction It is a strange thing to look into the world of technology on occasion and genuinely be surprised by the significant leaps of progress that have taken place. In a way, it is almost impossible to consider the future…

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Lawyers in Dubai
22 Sep 2019

Lights, Camera, Taxation!

Bollywood Deals: Music Meets Dance Who isn’t a fan of Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge? The lens takes us to the romance set in the mountains of Switzerland to a typical wedding household in India with dance, music, drama, and emotion. Bollywood is one of the most prolific centers of film…

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Media Lawyers in Dubai
24 Jul 2019

Media Laws in Dubai and the United Arab Emirates

Media Regulations in the United Arab Emirates I. Introduction Indubitably, the inception of mass media was with newspapers that delivered information and news from the 1690s till present. Having been cultivated in the minds of the people, several other modes have been devised that make an intricate part of our…

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Media Lawyers in India
18 Jul 2019

Media and Entertainment Law: Film Censorship in India

Censorship of Films in India I. Introduction Censorship is defined by the Oxford Dictionary as the ‘prohibition or suppression of any part of the news, books, films, etc. that are considered politically unacceptable, obscene, or a threat to security.’ Films are considered an excellent medium of communication with the general…

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Law Firms in Abu Dhabi
20 Jun 2018

New Cinema Licensing Regime in Saudi Arabia

New Cinema Licensing Regime in Saudi Arabia “Cinema is not a slice of life; it is a piece of cake.”        – Alfred Hitchcock Overview: In December 2017, the Saudi Ministry of Culture and Information (the MOCI) issued an official statement stating that commercial cinemas will be made legal starting…

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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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Media and Entertainment Lawyers in Dubai - STA Law Firm
03 Jul 2016


Re-MEDIA-ble – A discussion on contracts relevant to Media and Entertainment Industry In this Article, Zisha Rizvi discusses the ongoing trends in the Media and Entertainment Industry within the United Arab Emirates, the status of free zone media houses and a brief on the compliance requirements. “I holly- wood”. On…

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Media Lawyers in Dubai
27 May 2015


Control of the Media in UAE Law If the head of STA was to look at the internet tabs open on our computers right now he’d wonder if we had done any work today, with Facebook, BBC News, The National, Buzz feed, the Financial Times and various national publications from…

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