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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
16 Jun 2023

The legality of Bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies

The Legality of Bitcoins and other Cryptocurrencies The terms Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency remained unfamiliar to the rest of the globe before Satoshi Nakamoto, the unidentified founder of Bitcoin, revealed the Electronic Cash System in late 2008. The idea swept the world's markets like wildfire, and investors all over the world…

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Lawyers in Dubai
19 Aug 2022

Company Formation in Dubai World Central Freezone

Dubai World Central Freezone 1. What law established this freezone? Dubai World Central (DWC) freezone was established under Dubai Law No. 8/2006, amended by Dubai Law No. 10/2015. 2. What are the main internal regulations governing this freezone? DWC is regulated by the DWC Free Zone and Administration Rules and…

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Financial Lawyers in UAE
16 Aug 2022

Federal Decree-Law Number 16 of 2021 on Factoring and Transfer of Civil Accounts Receivable

Federal Decree-Law Number 16 of 2021 on Factoring and Transfer of Civil Accounts Receivable The Government of the United Arab Emirates has recently brought in the Federal Decree-Law Number 16 of 2021 to deal with issues regarding the Factoring and Transfer of Accounts Receivable within the country. The New Law…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
12 Aug 2022

Bankruptcy Regulations in Australia

Changes in Bankruptcy law in Australia post 2021 A legal process declaring that one is unable to pay his debts is called Bankruptcy. It can give relief from paying from most of the debts. In Australia, personal insolvency is regulated by The Bankruptcy Act, The Bankruptcy Regulations 2021 and the Insolvency Practice Rules…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
10 Aug 2022

Law Number (11) Of 2021 on Land Register in Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah

Law Number (11) Of 2021 on Land Register in Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah Introduction The UAE government has issued Federal Law Number (11) of 2021, which supersedes the former Industrial Property Law Number (31) of 2006 on the Regulation and Protection of Patents, Industrial Drawings, and Designs... The new…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
05 Aug 2022

Foreign Direct Investment in Qatar: A Guide

Foreign Direct Investment in Qatar: A Guide The social object of skilled investment should be to defeat the dark forces of time and ignorance which envelope our future. - John Maynard Keynes. Foreign direct investment in Qatar has shown an upward trend during the past years. The country's political stability,…

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Financial Lawyers in UAE
02 Aug 2022

Evolution of Fintech in the Middle East

Evolution of Fintech in the Middle East “The major winners will be the financial services companies that embrace technology.” With a population of about 600 million people, the Middle East is one of the world's most diverse areas, covering three continents and 21 countries. It is a culturally, politically, and…

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Law Firms in Dubai
21 Jul 2022

Dispute Resolution in Qatar

Dispute Resolution in Qatar "Mediation is one of the most effective tools of nonviolence. It can turn parties away from conflict, towards compromise." - Miroslav Lajcak Qatar adopts a legal system based on the civil-law legal system, substantively and procedurally harmonized with Islamic law. Islamic Sharia is the source of…

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Law Firms in Dubai
19 Jul 2022

Intellectual property for Life Sciences: India

Intellectual property for Life Sciences: India “The history of patents includes a wealth of attempts to reward friends of the government and restrict or control dangerous technologies.” ― James Boyle In India, Patents are permitted in all fields of technology. The components deciding the patentability of innovation change for various technologies.…

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Law Firms in Dubai
16 Jul 2022

Whistleblowing Regime introduced by DFSA

Whistleblowing Regime introduced by DFSA “Whistleblowers form a key part of a firm’s ability to detect, identify and escalate issues of misconduct, and the required Whistleblower policies and procedures play an important role in encouraging appropriate disclosures                                                     - F. Christopher Calabia, Chief Executive of the DFSA The Regime defines a…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
11 Jul 2022

Play to Earn and NFT Gaming War – Key Legal Considerations

Play to Earn and NFT Gaming War  There has been a significant Collison between the worlds of crypto and video games. The amalgamation of the two is called "play to earn"; it is further a part of the "web3" movement. The collision of the two could significantly enhance the gaming…

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Lawyers in Dubai
07 Jul 2022

Qatar's Commercial Companies Law

Qatar's Commercial Companies Law Qatar possesses a business-stimulating environment that instigates investors to invest in different business entities. Setting up a business in Qatar was not restricted to any specific kind of business. The region has expanded itself to encourage various company incorporations in Qatar. As per the law, a…

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Law Firms in Dubai
05 Jul 2022

Real Estate Law in Bahrain

Bahrain Property Law 2022 A new plan to promote the real estate sector is set by the Bahrain Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) in accordance with the Kingdom's Economic Vision 2020 called National Plan for Real Estate. This aims to enhance Bahrain's economy by attracting the investors into the Kingdom…

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Property Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
01 Jul 2022

Enforcing Foreign Awards in China

Enforcing Foreign Awards in China Requiring forced arbitration agreements limits consumer rights and protections. - Conor Lamb   In 1987 the People’s Republic of China sanctioned the New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards. On 10 April 1987, the Supreme People’s Court of China issued…

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