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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
05 Sep 2020

Copyright Registration in the Middle East

Copyright Registration in the Middle East  Admittedly, the Middle East has something of a "Wild West" reputation, when it comes to some business behaviors. One of the most protuberant of these is the Middle Eastern perception of copying someone as a form of flattery, rather than as theft. In this…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
14 Jul 2020

Extradition Treaty of UAE

Extradition Treaty of UAE In International Law, extradition is when one state (Requesting state) requests another state (Requested state), to effect the return of a person for trial for a crime punishable under the Requesting state's laws and committed outside the Requested state (state of refuge). The extraditable person could…

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Franchising Laws in KSA
30 Apr 2020

Franchising in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Franchising in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Cross border transactions continue to evolve, and businesses within the Middle East continue to witness substantial growth. Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) continues to prosper due to foreign investment in addition to its oil revenue business. The business of franchising has helped all kinds…

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Financial Lawyers in UAE
24 Mar 2020

Public Procurement Law in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Public Procurement Law in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Though it is noteworthy that public procurement is a national activity, it is keenly gauged by international bodies like World Bank, World Trade Organization (WTO) that approximates the contribution of public procurement in GDP up to 10 to 15% signalling public procurement…

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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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arbitration lawyers in Dubai
19 Jan 2020

Arbitration in Saudi Arabia: Enforcement of Arbitration Awards in KSA

Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in Saudi Arabia  “Finally thought the stone, paper and scissor – Can't we all just get along?” Over the recent few years, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has seen sweeping changes within the society and its economy. One particular way in which these changes took place…

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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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