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Lawyers in Dubai
Feb 2019

A Look at Recent Development in NLRB’s Proposed Rules for Joint-Employers

NLRB’s New Proposed Rule with Regard to Joint-Employers The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), on September 14, 2018, issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking setting the standard for determining the existence of joint-employer relationships. According to the NLRB, the said proposed rule would provide predictability, stability, and consistency in the…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
Feb 2019

Global Perspective on the Crime of Aggression

A Global Perspective on the Crimes of Aggression A crime of aggression is committed when a political or military leader of a State causes the respective State to use force illegally against another State, provided that the force used constitutes a violation of the United Nations Charter in its character,…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
Feb 2019

International and Domestic Perspective on Anti Discrimination Laws

International Perspective on Anti Discrimination and Laws relating to Anti Discrimination in the UAE “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.” ―…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
Jan 2019

International Anti-Terrorism Conventions

A Global Purview of Counter-Terrorism Efforts With nearly 41% of all terrorist attacks resulting in casualty, and a dramatic increase in public targeted incidents, governing bodies representing both domestic and international interests alike have invested countless resources into better understanding why terrorism occurs, and how legislatively, it can be stopped.…

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Law Firms in Dubai
Jan 2019

Lease Vs License : International Comparison

To Lease or to License… In the United Arab Emirates, there are stringent requirements for leasing… if only there was another way. There are two concepts which many jurisdictions recognize, a lease and a license. One of these concepts is formal in nature, while the other offers flexibility and an…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Jan 2019

Protection of Plant Varieties

International Overview on the Protection of Plant Varieties “Trees and plants always look like the people they live with”- Zora Neale Hurston Protection of plant variety is vital for the development of a nation since it provides for sustainability and the growth of the region. The effective and efficient system…

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Property Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
Nov 2018

Payable on Death or Transferable on Death – Global View

Payable on Death or Transferable on Death – Global Views Introduction Death is always a profoundly emotional occurrence and the time following it can be complicated and involve many laws and regulations. A person lives and works through their entire lives and will build up possessions and valuables, and they…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
Oct 2018

UAE Criminal Law – Intention Vs. Negligence

Criminal Accountability – Intention VS. Negligence in Criminal Law Introduction “Mens Rea” or criminal intent refers to an individual’s state of mind at the time he committed a crime. People who have criminal intent are fully aware of the act or omission they are about to commit and they are…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Sep 2018

Stem Cell Research and Recent Developments

Embryonic Stem Cell Research and Its Implications for Destruction of Foetus Introduction Embryonic stem cell research is a cause of great contention globally, and the regulation and stigma around such research is and will continue to be a heated topic. In the governance of every country, the murder of another…

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intellectual Property Laws in UAE
Aug 2018

Factors That Affect Trade Dress's Longevity

Trade Dress Protection The expansion of international trade and an increase in foreign direct investment is likely to have contributed to the conflict of trademark laws between foreign countries. More recently a fundamental issue arising out of the application of trademark is law the subject matter which it can protect.…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Aug 2018

Cryptocurrency– A Magical Bubble or The Future of Currency?

Cryptocurrency– A Magical Bubble or The Future of Currency? The noise and media surrounding the notion of cryptocurrency have been increasing the curiosity rapidly. Before curiosity kills the cat, let's walk through the story of cryptocurrency. Cryptocurrency is an innovative and a virtual currency that utilizes cryptography for security and…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
Jul 2018

The Law, the iPhone and Facial Recognition - Part II

eye-Phone: Legal Issues about Apple's New Facial Recognition  Feature – Part II The ever-changing technology the law is always trying to keep up its pace as now the interaction of law and technology is more critical than ever. The ungoverned technology is a danger to the society if drones are flying…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
Jun 2018

Trade Secrets : Global Overview

RATs, TRAPs and Trade Secrets While we know more about the world now than ever before, in some ways, it can seem more mysterious and complicated than ever before. The pursuit of information has always driven humans and is what has got us to the modern state we find ourselves…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Jun 2018

The Law, the iPhone and Facial Recognition

eye(PHONE) Mahatma Gandhi said an eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind. Talking about eyes, we have heard that every closed eye is not sleeping and every open sight is not seeing. From eyeglasses to contact lens and from augmented reality to google glass, disruptive technologies…

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