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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
Sep 2018

Law Surrounding Mortgages in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi

The Enforcement of Mortgages in Abu Dhabi Mortgages- The Basics Mortgages are a type of loan banks provide for those looking to purchase a property. The purchasing of a property is a highly important part of the modern world, with everyone potentially being under that umbrella, from the most prominent…

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Property Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
Apr 2018

Securitization: UAE and Global Overview

Securitization: An Overview Introduction Securitization is a powerful financial tool that renders possible the profitability of illiquid assets. We all agree that securitization contributed to the 2008 Financial Crisis, demonstrating how this powerful business instrument is a double-edged sword: it is capable of both boosting and devastating an economy. The…

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Abu Dhabi Tenancy Law
Jan 2018

Tenancy Law of Abu Dhabi and its Amendments

TENANCY LAW OF ABU DHABI AND ITS AMENDMENTS (This article was updated on 9 January 2018) Tenancy Law is one of the most important aspects of societies' life by means of which individuals' rights and duties are determined. Besides, it also sets a guiding principle for interactions among individuals in…

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NEC4
Dec 2017

The Emerging Role of NEC Form of Contracts

GOOD FOURTUNE- NEC4 “It’s not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” - Charles Darwin Introduction Biological evolution has been “creating” lives on this earth for almost three billion years, constantly adapting everything to an ever-changing environment. It is…

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Sharjah Tenancy Disputes.
Dec 2017

Sharjah Rental Law

To change or not to change? “Dubai rents have started to fall for the first time in three years.” Note: This article was updated on 10 December 2017 As I turned on the radio and drove to the office this morning the first news item I heard was about the…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
Oct 2017

Guide to Off Plan Property Laws in Abu Dhabi

GUIDE TO OFF-PLAN PROPERTY LAWS IN ABU DHABI Previously, laws concerning off-plan property sales in Abu Dhabi was a legal blind-spot that caused ambiguity and failure in securing the interests of the investors. However, the establishment of Law Number 3 of 2015 on the Regulation of Real Estate Sector in…

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Banking Law Firms in Dubai
Aug 2017

Boarding Complete: An Islamic Rendering (Part 1 of 2)

Boarding Complete: An Islamic Rendering Part I of II Islamic Principles not only lay guidance on the relationship between man and God but also provide directives on a system of transactions for dealings between man and man to lead a life in an Islamic way. Such Islamic jurisprudence referred to…

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Construction Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
May 2017

Construction Law and the Application of Time

Construction Law and the Application of Time   Power can not confer to what does not exist. Humankind has needed something to organize and structure his life, so we created time. So that, we using time as a benchmark can keep ourselves in check.  It is, essentially, a social construct,…

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 The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, India
Jan 2017

Keys to your Indian Home

Keys to your Indian Home ‘The best investment on earth is earth’   Louis Glickman By now we all understand the aftermath of the recession, its effect on the economy, banks and financial institutions besides individuals and society at large. Speaking of a comparative jurisdictional approach, the effect of aftermath may…

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Property Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
Aug 2016

The New Abu Dhabi Strata Law

The New Abu Dhabi Strata Law Nothing sets my teeth on edge like a real estate hoarding screaming ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’. If one were to apply such signs in actual terms, I wonder whether the next hoarding that will knock my teeth off will read ‘Buy One, Get One…

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STA Law Firm - Abu Dhabi Property Lawyers
Apr 2016

Brainstorming: Before Buying a Property in Abu Dhabi

The Abu Dhabi Government has implemented numerous laws and regulations regarding the real estate sector lately. The Emirate of Abu Dhabi has experienced an exponential growth in the past few years. The new real estate law – Number 3 of 2015 Regulating Real Estate Sector in the Emirate of Abu…

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Apr 2016

Project Financing - a Primer

Project Finance as the technique of financing any development idea is rapidly increasing in developing countries due to their drive to gain industrial development and improve infrastructural amenities. The infrastructural projects or projects relating to energy industry are usually funded by the government through public funds since historical times due…

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Musataha Rights and Agreement under UAE Law
Apr 2016

Musataha Agreements Under UAE Law

There are across the world, different institutions of property, radically different ways of separating the land space, and developing rights in consonance with other legal, economic and social institutions. These differences get into the limelight when one pays attention to the sometimes subtle differences in policies and regulations that govern…

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Dubai Property Lawyers | Law Firm
Mar 2016

Key Decisions on Dubai Property Laws between 2009 and 2013 by Dubai Court of Cassation

The prodigious and fortuitous impact (and, speed) of the global financial crisis has left a lasting legacy on many. Questions have been raised in past as to what led to the crisis, people who were instrumental in driving the downturn and people affected by same. Speed and force without direction…

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