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Cyber Laws in UAE
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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Lawyers in Saudi Arabia
Oct 2018

ISIC Regulations in KSA

Implementation of ISIC Regulations in Saudi Arabia   Saudi Arabia. A Time of Change Saudi Arabia is going through a lengthy and extremely wide-reaching change in its regulations and general overall economic standing. These plans often referred to as the National Transformation Plan and Vision, is set to reach fruition…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Sep 2018

Patent Registration in UAE and GCC - Bespoke Guide

A Guide on Patent Registration in the GCC “The Patent Office is the Mother-In-Law of Invention.” Introduction Senior MIT lecturer Joe Hadzima defines a patent as follows, “A patent is an exclusive right issued by a country to an inventor, allowing him to exclude others from manufacturing, using or selling…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Jul 2018

Legal Update: The New Bankruptcy Law in KSA

The New Bankruptcy Law of Saudi Arabia Introduction Prominent American Essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson once said that money often costs too much. Time and again, we have all heard that one needs money to make money; and if this money in itself is expensive, the business may well run into…

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