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Law Firms in Dubai
17 Nov 2023

GCC Trade Marks Laws

GCC Trade Marks Law Qatar has marked a significant development in trademark practice and become the fifth Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) country to implement the GCC Trade Marks Law in the region. The provisions of Ministerial Decree No 56 of 2023 were published in the Qatar Official Gazette on 9…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
13 Nov 2023

UAE’s New Digital Assets Law

UAE’s New Digital Assets Law In the rapidly evolving world of finance and technology, digital assets have emerged as a transformative force, reshaping the way we perceive and interact with value. From cryptocurrencies to non-fungible tokens (NFTs), the realm of digital assets is expansive and diverse, bringing forth a myriad…

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Law Firms in Dubai
09 Nov 2023

The Amendments to UAE Trademark Law

The Amendments to UAE Trademark Law The ideal trademark is one that is pushed to its utmost limits in terms of abstraction and ambiguity, yet is still readable. -  Saul Bass The UAE has a well-defined law to protect the Intellectual property rights of a business including its brand, business…

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Financial Lawyers in UAE
03 Nov 2023

Recent Update to Hong Kong’s Listing Rules

Recent Update to Hong Kong’s Listing Rules The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd. published a consultation paper on reviewing the Corporate Governance Code and Related Listing Rules in April 2021. The primary focus of the consultation paper was to instil changes in the mindset of an issuer's board, incentivize…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
31 Oct 2023

Prior Use of Patented Inventions in India

Prior Use of Patented Inventions in India “Patents are not forever, but inventions are”― Kalyan C. Kankanala The word “prior use of patented inventions” is used when the invention underlying a patent application is being used before documenting the patent application. The rights have a common view however at that point…

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Law Firms in Dubai
28 Oct 2023

Oman's New Securities Law (Decree 46 of 2022)

Oman's New Securities Law (Decree 46 of 2022) "We have seen a systematic erosion of liberty and democracy in Hong Kong. Since the National Security Law was imposed, authorities have cracked down on free speech, the free press, and free association. - Liz Truss, British Foreign Secretary Oman Sultani Decree Number…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
25 Oct 2023

NFTs - Country Focus: India

NFTs - Country Focus: India People don’t understand NFTs, Metaverse, and crypto today the same way they didn’t understand online shopping in the 1995” - Anuj Jasani The Indian economy is considered to be one of the largest economies in the world. It is considered that to have grown by 10%…

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Financial Lawyers in UAE
22 Oct 2023

Insolvency Regulations in Qatar

Insolvency Regulations in Qatar No one can reasonably deny that Medicare is headed for insolvency, and that Medicare's insolvency, if not rectified, will lead to the federal government's insolvency. — David Limbaugh The bankruptcy regime in Qatar is based on the principles contained in the legislation of many western jurisdictions. Financial institutions see it…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
20 Oct 2023

India- UAE trade pact

India- UAE trade pact I do believe that international trade agreements benefit both nations, always. Phil Knight India - UAE have agreed on a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement. (CEPA) is the most significant bilateral trade pact between the two largest economies. The main objective of this agreement is to bring…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
16 Oct 2023

Enforcing Foreign Judgments in Bahrain

Enforcing Foreign Judgments in Bahrain “To invoke alien law when it agrees with one's own thinking, and ignore it otherwise, is not reasoned decision making, but sophistry.”  ― Antonin Scalia, The enforcement of foreign judgments is the acknowledgment and enforcement in one jurisdiction of judgments delivered in another/foreign jurisdiction. Foreign judgments may be acknowledged based on bilateral or multilateral treaties or understandings,…

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Financial Lawyers in UAE
11 Oct 2023

Cheque Law in Kuwait

Cheque Law in Kuwait A negotiable instrument is a document recorded as a hard copy that represents an unconditional promise to pay a specific amount of money determined upon the interest of its owner. The emergence of new technology influences the business world also; it takes up new modes which…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
07 Oct 2023

Arbitration Framework at Abu Dhabi Global Markets

Arbitration Framework at Abu Dhabi Global Markets When will mankind be convinced and agree to settle their difficulties by arbitration? Benjamin Franklin The Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) launched its arbitration centre in 2018. The ADGM arbitration centre is equipped to resolve disputes between parties through mediation or arbitration. The…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
04 Oct 2023

Abu Dhabi's Strata Law and its Implications

Abu Dhabi's Strata Law and its Implications “Real estate cannot be lost or stolen, nor can it be carried away. Purchased with common sense, paid for in full, and managed with reasonable care, it is about the safest investment in the world.” - Franklin D. Roosevelt The strata law means…

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taxation lawyers in India
01 Oct 2023

A closer look at the income tax policy on earnings through non-conventional means in India

A closer look at the income tax policy on earnings through non-conventional means in India Income tax planning becomes pivotal to achieve one’s financial goals, and while some find it monotonous, it is necessary to understand the nuances involved, along with the numerous prevailing tax-saving instruments. According to the data…

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