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intellectual Property Laws in UAE
06 Nov 2019

Patent Infringements - Global Overview

A Guide to Patent Infringement: A Global Perspective Ideas and innovation are the cornerstones of any successful corporation. Given that modernisation and globalisation has had a significant impact on corporations, it is only fair that the ideas defining these businesses are given protection from being misused, manipulated or stolen. Stolen…

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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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Oil and Gas laws in UAE
26 Jun 2019

Short Term Contracts for Transportation of Oil and Gas

Short Term Contracts for Transportation of Petroleum Introduction The Oil and Gas industry has regularly witnessed extensive discussions about the decrease in the term of the natural gas contracts, and many have encountered different unforeseen results which relate to such diminishment. Usually, the best associates of long-term contracts for pipeline…

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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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Company Formation in Saudi Arabia
22 Mar 2019

Company Formation in Saudi Arabia

Company Formation in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) Introduction The Saudi Arabia company law recognized four types of business entities: the joint stock company, the limited liability company (LLC), the partnership as well as the branch of a foreign company. For overseas investors to qualify as a shareholder in Saudi…

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Lawyers in Dubai
10 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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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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Lawyers in Dubai
22 Dec 2018

KSA Employment Law Guide 2018-2019

A Guide to Saudi Employment Law 2018-2019   Contents   1. The Legislative framework 2. Contracts 2.1. Work contracts 2.2. Qualification and Training Contract 3. Probation period 4. Working hours, Leaves and Wages 4.1. Working hours 4.2. Wages 4.3. Leave 5. Disciplinary matters 6. Rights of an employee when an…

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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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