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Law Firms in Dubai
03 Feb 2024

UAE Introduces Private Teacher Work Permit to Regulate and Foster Learning

UAE Introduces Private Teacher Work Permit to Regulate and Foster Learning On December 18, 2023, the Ministry of Education (MoE) and the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) unveiled a groundbreaking initiative the Private Teacher Work Permit. This innovative permit system is designed…

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Lawyers in Dubai
11 Jun 2020

Competition Law in UAE

Competition Law in UAE If a certain organization succeeds in overtaking the market by outshining its competitors, then the competitors face abuse of a dominant position which leads to a competitive market being governed by erroneous marketing mechanisms. Such erroneous market mechanisms would also include within its ambit where two…

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Lawyers in Dubai
19 Aug 2019

Cross Border M&A

Cross Border Mergers Introduction Recently there has been a noticeable wave of mergers (especially in the banking sector) within the GCC. Just in 2017, there were 85 mergers in the UAE and over 400 mergers in the GCC. Many of those mergers were cross border mergers; for instance, in the…

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Law Firms in Abu Dhabi
14 May 2018

The Base Erosion and Profit Sharing (BEPS) - OECD

Base Erosion and Profit Sharing (BEPS)- Tax Evasion of Multinational Corporations OLD WINE IN A NEW BOTTLE Before 1961, there was a minimal focus on national tax laws upon the multinational corporation’s tax and digital economy because during that time no country taxed the foreign source. During that time the…

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Lawyers in Dubai
14 May 2018

Company Formation in Kuwait Free Trade Zone

Company Incorporation in Kuwait Free Trade Zone   Kuwait, also known as the Fruitful Land of the Gulf is considered to be a land of opportunities. The country’s richness lies in the natural resources like oil and gas but also the real wealth of the nation lies in its human capital…

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Trademark Registration in Dubai
24 Apr 2018

Trademark Scent

The Registration of Scent Trademark and its Issues Part II “Perfume is the most intense form of memory.”               - Jean Paul Gaultier. In the previous Article concerning Registration of Smell, fragrance, olfactory marks and Aroma Trademarks – Global overview, we discussed a perspective of…

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Aviation Lawyers in Dubai
02 Dec 2017

Aviation Law - Country Guide: UAE - Q & A

Aviation Law Guide: United Arab Emirates Part 1 - General                                                                                 …

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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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Due Diligence in Mining Sector
20 Jan 2016

Due Diligence in Mining Industry

The due diligence is sin qua non for the purposes of investments, acquisitions, joint ventures, partnerships or such other essential investment ventures. It provides rational assurance on the investment related to assessment, financing, and purchase of assets. The mining companies, by its nature of exploration and mining, launch itself or…

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Corporate Law Firm in Dubai and UAE - STA Law Firm - Lawyers in Dubai
24 Nov 2015

New UAE Commercial Companies Law: Detailed Insight and Review

The New UAE Commercial Companies Law (Federal Law number 2 of 2015)   Although the primary objective of companies law is to safeguard interests of shareholders, modern/current day investment climate dictates that the legislation dealing with companies should:- i) serve the interests of business at large; ii) provides for simple…

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Healthy Competition  - UAE  Law
03 Jul 2015

Healthy Competition - UAE Competition Law

In his book “An Inquiry into the Nature and causes of the Wealth of the Nations”, economist and philosopher Adam Smith conceptualize the idea that thriving economies are the consequence of competitive markets. He discusses how competition advances innovation, product efficiency and encourages lower prices, and contends that there must…

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Court Uncourt - STA Law Firm
27 Mar 2015


Despite the fact that the Arabic world marks Al-Hijra at the start of Muharram (the first month in the lunar Islamic calendar) and the Chinese community celebrates the “Spring Festival” at the turn of the Chinese lunisolar year in late January/early February, the Gregorian calendar’s New Year marks a new…

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UAE Succession Law
25 Sep 2014

UAE Succession Law : FAQs on Wills and More!

WHERE THERE’S A WILL, THERE’S A WAY: FAQs ON SUCCESSION LAW “We should not forget that it will be just as important to our descendants to be prosperous in their time as it is to us to be prosperous in our time.”           Theodore Roosevelt   The Islamic laws of…

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Carbon Credits and Law
05 May 2014

Even CO2 sells!

It is the striking imagery of global warming that opens our eyes to the idea of climate change. The melting snow caps, the stranded polar bears, declining air quality and the rising ocean temperatures are images that have had a searing effect on the human mind and encouraged dialogues about…

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