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lawyers in Abu Dhabi
Jan 2019

Drone and UAV Regulations in the UAE

Drone Laws and Regulations in UAE With new innovations and big investments, drone technology continues to evolve almost every day, bringing more advanced drones to the market every few months. Almost every week we see press releases and research papers on the use of drones in new areas and industries.…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
Jan 2019

Whistleblowing and regulations

Whistleblowing and various regulations in the Middle East  “Without strong watchdog institutions, impunity becomes the very foundation upon which systems of corruption are built. And if impunity is not demolished, all efforts to bring an end to corruption are in vain.” - Rigoberta Menchú, Nobel Prize laureate Understanding Whistleblowing: Whistleblowing…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
Jan 2019

International Labor Standards

International Labor Standards An inevitable consequence of globalization is the increasing attention to international labor standards, especially the core labor standards as under international treaties. An essential element of the current economic undertaking is the creation of new production processes and work arrangements, the cultivation of complex supply chains, and…

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Law Firms in Dubai
Jan 2019

Lease Vs License : International Comparison

To Lease or to License… In the United Arab Emirates, there are stringent requirements for leasing… if only there was another way. There are two concepts which many jurisdictions recognize, a lease and a license. One of these concepts is formal in nature, while the other offers flexibility and an…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Jan 2019

Protection of Plant Varieties

International Overview on the Protection of Plant Varieties “Trees and plants always look like the people they live with”- Zora Neale Hurston Protection of plant variety is vital for the development of a nation since it provides for sustainability and the growth of the region. The effective and efficient system…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
Jan 2019

Criminal Law: Changes to Penal Code of Singapore

Prospective Amendments to Singapore’s Penal Code (Original Enactment: Ordinance 4 of 1871) Date Commenced: 16 September 1872 In July 2016, Singapore established a Penal Code review committee intended to perform a comprehensive assessment of the legal provisions currently protecting marginalized communities and members of the adolescent demographic. As of September…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Jan 2019

Healthcare and AI

  Abu Dhabi’s New Policy on the use of Artificial Intelligence in the Healthcare Sector Scientists throughout history have delivered many inventions that have continuously made human life much easier. The most recent technology that has changed all our lives is Artificial Intelligence. Artificial Intelligence (AI) would be termed by…

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Financial Lawyers in UAE
Dec 2018

DFSA Regulations on Cross-Border Crowdfunding

DFSA Regulations on Cross-Border Crowdfunding In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, when access to capital became difficult, the concept of Crowdfunding emerged. Crowdfunding, an outcome of the modern sharing economy, is a loaded term where old and new meanings have come up to describe similarly or the same…

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Company Formation in UAE
Dec 2018

Company Formation in Turkey

Mersin Free Trade Zone   At the beginning of 1987, Turkey set up various Free Zones. The First Free Trade Zone was built up in Mersin and Antalya in 1985. The building of the Mersin Free zone is on a geopolitically significant area in the Eastern Mediterranean shores. It lays…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Dec 2018

Good Samaritan Law

Good Samaritan Law Introduction What does it mean and imply when one is called a Good Samaritan? The term is regularly used in the news and by people when relating to stories of do-gooders in action. The name originates from a biblical story in which an individual helped another in…

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Financial Lawyers in UAE
Dec 2018

Pay When Paid and Pay if Paid : UAE Perspective

“Pay When Paid and Pay if Paid”- UAE Perspective Introduction The subcontractors play a vital role in the construction industry as the sub-contracting work represents a significant portion of the construction projects. It is the natural concern for the subcontractors to be getting paid on time for the work performed…

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arbitration lawyers in UAE
Dec 2018

UAE : Dispute Resolution Procedures

Dispute Resolution Procedure in UAE – B2B Procedure Introduction The United Arab Emirates has overcome many years of strong monetary development and has risen as a major territorial business center, attracting vast and various cross-border exchanges; this has led financial specialists and parties into contracts in the UAE while choosing…

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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 Abu Dhabi
Dec 2018

Recent Development in Abu Dhabi Healthcare Sector

Recent Development in Abu Dhabi Healthcare Sector “It is health that is real wealth”- Mahatma Gandhi Introduction Over the past decades, the UAE health sector has witnessed a dramatic change along with impressive growth. UAE has a federal government which oversees the entire country’s health sector. The government also finances…

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