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Law Firms in Abu Dhabi
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Mar 2015

Introduction

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
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
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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STA Law Firm
Mar 2014

UAE Competition Law

"People of the same trade seldom meet together, even for merriment and diversion, but the conversation ends in a conspiracy against the public or in some contrivance to raise prices." I. INTRODUCTION In the business jargon, no term is more appraised, more condemned, more desired, and at the same time,…

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