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24 Sep 2018

Memorandum of Association

Memorandum of Association   Introduction Memorandum of associations (MOA) are some of the most critical business documents produced in the initial stages of a company’s life, and it contains many fundamental elements and information concerning the entity. It is also essential as it is a critical document that used for…

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22 Sep 2018

New UAE Law Regulating Mosques and Prayer Spaces

New UAE Law Regulating Mosques and Prayer Spaces   The President, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan issued the Federal Law No 4 of 2018 (the “Law”) which applies to mosques, private and public prayer spaces, and Eid Mussalas in the UAE. It provides regulations for the care…

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17 Sep 2018

Canceled Projects in the UAE

Canceled Projects in the UAE When buying property off-plan, it is more often than not a very profitable investment strategy, the ability to purchase the property at a lower price than you would for a completed apartment or villa is very appealing. However, this investment is not without its risks,…

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16 Sep 2018

Illegal Immigration Amnesty in the UAE

Illegal Immigration Amnesty in the UAE   Introduction The UAE has a very substantial number of non-nationals and immigrants. It has one of the highest disparities between the total numbers of nationals to foreigners, with around 90% of the population being from abroad. To put this into numbers, at this…

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12 Sep 2018

New Trademark Application Procedures in UAE

New Trademark Application Procedures in UAE   Introduction A Trademark is a recognizable and identifiable sign, design or expression, logo, symbol, word or any combination thereof which identifies the products or the services of a particular source. A Trademark must be distinctive, and it must be registered with the appropriate…

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08 Sep 2018

Abu Dhabi Global Market Private Financing Platform Consultation

Abu Dhabi Global Market Private Financing Platform Consultation   Introduction The Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) is one of the newer free zones within the UAE. It is also one of only two financial free zones across the entire country, with the other being the DIFC in Dubai. The free…

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