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shipping lawyers in UAE
14 Jun 2017

Cargo Claims in UAE

Cargo Claims in UAE “The good seaman weathers the storm he cannot avoid, and avoids the storm he cannot weather.” Cargo claims are primarily commercial rights. As the whole purpose of trade in maritime is to deliver cargo from point A to B, thereby promoting international trade and enhancing economies…

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Top Lawyers in Dubai
08 Jun 2017

UAE Commercial Companies Law - Responsibility of New Partner(s)

Legal Responsibility of the New Partner in a Company New and strategic partnerships can be a great way to reinvigorate a dull and lackluster business. This exercise has been carried out several times over the past few years by Fortune 200 companies choosing to partner to establish a stronghold on their market.…

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Lawyers in Dubai
27 May 2017

Labeled Liable (Part II)

Labeled Liable Part II of II “Surround yourself with assets, not liabilities.” Introduction Liability is a billion-dollar word. Legally, socially and morally, all actions are subject to and governed by a sense of moderation. A civil liability claim and the concept of abatement go hand in hand since a claim…

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Banking Lawyers in Dubai
20 May 2017

Guarantee - Law, and Practice in UAE

Guarantee - Law, and Practice in UAE “Credit is a 'system' wherein a person who can't pay, gets another person who can't pay, to guarantee that he can pay.” - Charles Dickens     In this modern world of fragile finances, the irony of Charles Dickens’ statement is well understood.…

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Asset Securitization in the UAE
26 Mar 2017

Asset Securitization in the UAE (Part II)

Asset Securitization in the UAE  (Part II of II) In part one of our series on Asset Securitization, we defined asset securitization, reinforced its importance and illustrated the ways in which it is used for financing purposes. In fact, asset securitization transactions had evolved centuries back and were also, incredibly pervasive…

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Due Diligence Lawyers UAE
08 Jan 2017

Post-Closing Transactional vs Ongoing Enterprise Due-Diligence

 Post-Closing Transactional vs Ongoing Enterprise Due-Diligence “Diligence is the mother of good fortune.”  -        Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra Introduction In July 2016, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) stated that it’s review of 12 initial public offerings (10 of which were small and mid-sized companies), found incredibly poor due…

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Pharmaceutical and Medicine Registration in Dubai UAE | STA Law Firm
07 Jan 2017

Medicinal Product Regulation and Product Liability in the United Arab Emirates: An Overview (Part I of II)

Medicinal Product Regulation and Product Liability in the United Arab Emirates: An Overview (Part I of II) 1.    What are the main legislation and regulatory authorities for pharmaceuticals in your jurisdiction? Response: Applicable Legislation:  Federal Law Number 4 of 1983 (Pharmaceuticals Law 1983) governs and applies to: ·        Pharmacists. ·        Pharmaceutical establishments.…

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STA Law Firm | Lawyers in Dubai
07 Jan 2017

Be Aware, else Beware (Part I of II)

Be Aware, else Beware (Part I of II) ‘Ignorance of the law excuses no man; not that all men know the law, but because it’s an excuse every man will plead, and no man can tell how to refute him’ -  John Seldon The law has provided that an ignorance of…

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STA Law Firm | Dubai Law Firm
07 Jan 2017

Different Strokes for Different Courts

Different Strokes for Different Courts In January of 2012, Macy’s, a renowned retail store, decided to sue Martha Stewart for entering into a contract with a rival retail store J.C. Penney, which they claimed breached their own contract with Martha Stewart for exclusive products in 2006. This led to a…

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Dubai Courts | STA Law Firm | Lawyers in Dubai
01 Jan 2017

Electronic Registration of Cases- Advantages and Legal Issues

Electronic Registration of Cases- Advantages and Legal Issues “The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.” -Bill Gates Introduction Dubai has evolved to become the marketing and commercial hub of the Middle Eastern region. A surfeit of investors, traders and tourists flock into the Emirate on a…

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Company Formation in Sharjah International Airport Freezone
30 Dec 2016

Company Formation in Sharjah International Airport Free Zone : FAQ | STA Law Firm

Company Formation in Sharjah International Airport Free Zone (SAIF Zone) 1. What law established this Free Zone? Sharjah Emiri Decree Number 2 of 1995 established both the Free zone at Sharjah International Airport and the Sharjah Airport International Free Zone Authority. 2. What are the main internal regulations governing this…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
01 Aug 2016

Spotting the Fake: Forgery Under UAE Law (Part 2 of 2)

Spotting the Fake: Forgery Under UAE Law  Part 2 of 2 In the previous issue, we discussed material aspects relating to forgery under UAE Criminal Laws and other statutes. We discussed broadly – the definition of forgery, types of forgery (material and moral), legal implications of denial in light of…

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Aviation Lawyers in Dubai
01 Aug 2016

Aircraft Mortgages

  Aircraft Mortgages STA's team of aviation lawyers discuss the technical aspects surrounding aircraft financing, mortgages, governing law and court precedents under global context.   An economy's financial markets are critical to its overall development. Banking systems and stock markets enhance growth and development, the principal factor in poverty reduction.…

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Russian Law Firm - Dubai
03 Jul 2016

The Agency Law of Russia

Agency Law of Russian Federation - FAQs STA continues to be in the vanguard of trade and commerce across national boundaries. As we continue to advise clients on matters of franchise and agency law within the Russian marketplace, in this issue we take a close look at the Russian law…

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