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22 Jan 2019

RBI-External Commercial Borrowing

RBI’s New Policy on External Commercial Borrowing(ECB) The Reserve Bank of India has come up with a regulation governing all types of lending and borrowing transactions between a resident in India and a non-resident Indian (NRI). The transaction can either be in Indian Rupees or foreign currency. The RBI notified…

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21 Jan 2019

The UAE Amendments to Child Protection Regulations

The UAE Amendments to Child Protection Regulations The Prime Minister, Vice President of the UAE and the Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has issued a Cabinet Resolution Number (52) of 2018 governing the executive regulations of the Federal Law Number (3) of 2016 which…

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20 Jan 2019

Foreign Business VAT Recovery in the UAE

Foreign Business VAT Recovery in the UAE Introduction The VAT implementation has now been active in the UAE for over a year following the GCC nation’s agreement. It is now successfully implemented at a 5% rate, and further legislation is regularly coming into effect surrounding it and making the system…

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19 Jan 2019

Kuwait Amendments to Child Protection Regulations

Kuwait Amendments to Child Protection Regulations Introduction Child protection is a critical aspect of the law, and it requires serious thought and consideration. Being unable to act for themselves legally, they need protection and rights through legislation. Kuwait has its regulations on the matter, and the punishments are severe as…

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17 Jan 2019

Oman Zero Tolerance Speed Cameras Now in Effect

Oman Zero Tolerance Speed Cameras Now in Effect Introduction Speed limits are highly essential and present in almost every jurisdiction of the world with the only exceptions being the autobahn road in Germany. However, while they may be frustrating, speed limits are necessary requirements to ensure the safety of road…

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16 Jan 2019

Visa Amnesty Program Ended: What does the Future Hold?

Visa Amnesty Program Ended: What does the Future Hold? Introduction Towards the end of 2018, the UAE had introduced the six month amnesty period for those who had overstayed their visa expiry or were in the process of looking for new employment. There was a duration within which any who…

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