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Lawyers in Dubai
Oct 2018

Project Financing: GCC Overview

Examining Project Financing issues and Regulations Introduction Driving through Dubai one is inundated with the view of cranes and construction sites, however, if a closer look is taken it becomes increasingly more evident that many, if not most of these sites are inactive and the buildings are left skeletons of…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Sep 2018

Contract Law and Laws Governing Exclusion Clauses in the UAE

Exclusion Clauses in the UAE The Importance of Contracts and Exclusion Clauses Contracts are vital documents at all levels of society. Whether in business or everyday life, contracts are formed all the time from the most straightforward dealings between individuals to the most complex business deals. There may be occasions…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
Sep 2018

Law Surrounding Mortgages in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi

The Enforcement of Mortgages in Abu Dhabi Mortgages- The Basics Mortgages are a type of loan banks provide for those looking to purchase a property. The purchasing of a property is a highly important part of the modern world, with everyone potentially being under that umbrella, from the most prominent…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Aug 2018

A Guide on the Mining Industry in UAE

The Mining Industry in the United Arab Emirates The mining industry has for centuries been the driving force behind economies. Whether it is the mining of minerals or metals or precious stones, each mining industry plays a crucial role in the economic activities of many states globally. This principle is…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Aug 2018

Contract Law and Position of Third Parties

The UAE Contract Law and Position of Third Parties Contractual relations are relations we enter into every day of our lives, whether express or implied, whether formally or informally. When people go to the grocery store, at the check-out counter, they enter into a contractual relationship with the store. They…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
Jun 2018

Abu Dhabi Global Markets: Civil Court

ADGM Civil Court Proceedings Abu Dhabi Global Markets (ADGM) located in the capital of UAE in the city center of Abu Dhabi is an international financial center for local, regional and international organizations. ADGM is a channel that connects UAE with the world with its essential hub for global commerce.…

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Property Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
Apr 2018

Securitization: UAE and Global Overview

Securitization: An Overview Introduction Securitization is a powerful financial tool that renders possible the profitability of illiquid assets. We all agree that securitization contributed to the 2008 Financial Crisis, demonstrating how this powerful business instrument is a double-edged sword: it is capable of both boosting and devastating an economy. The…

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Law Firms in Dubai
Feb 2018

Contracts Law - Extension of Time

Preventive Principle and Extension of Time Time and again we have discussed the level of dynamicity in the sectors and industries such as construction, maritime, cryptocurrency and the like. Today, we are going to analyze why these areas in specific are comparatively more dynamic than others – mainly because projects…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
Feb 2018

Q&A: Pharmaceutical Laws and Regulations in UAE

Pharmaceutical Industry in the UAE 1.     What are the primary laws and regulations governing pharmaceutical companies in the United Arab Emirates? The primary piece of legislation governing pharmaceutical companies in the United Arab Emirates is Federal Law Number 4 of 1983 concerning the Pharmaceutical Profession and Pharmaceutical Institutions (the Pharmaceutical…

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Franchising in UAE
Jan 2018

Franchising in UAE

   Liability of Franchisors You cannot bring the Canadian winters to the UAE, but you can enjoy the warm coffee of Tim Hortons in the UAE. UAE has the answer to most of your cravings from back home, whether you are missing the butter chicken or chicken and waffle. This…

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Arbitration in Dubai and UAE
Dec 2017

Arbitration Award Vs Public Order

Arbitration Award Vs Public Order “Public order is a fragile thing, and if you don’t fix the first broken window soon all windows will be broken”         James O Wilson Many of us flinch at the thought of court proceedings, given its costly and lengthy nature. But luckily…

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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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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
Oct 2017

Guide to Off Plan Property Laws in Abu Dhabi

GUIDE TO OFF-PLAN PROPERTY LAWS IN ABU DHABI Previously, laws concerning off-plan property sales in Abu Dhabi was a legal blind-spot that caused ambiguity and failure in securing the interests of the investors. However, the establishment of Law Number 3 of 2015 on the Regulation of Real Estate Sector in…

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Construction Law Firms in Dubai
Aug 2017

FIDIC and ENAA: Comparison (Part II of II)

FIDIC AND ENAA: COMPARISON Part II of II In our previous issue, we discussed FIDIC and ENAA forms which are an internationally recognized and utilized form of contracts and the general comparisons between them. Our attorneys had also detailed the requirements of data accuracy, and other conditions of companies. Although,…

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