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By Nick Carnell
Amy Choudhary considers how the Qatar sanctions might affect the contractual obligation(s) of entities and whether performance can be discharged on the grounds of frustration.
By Manoj Nair
Dubai If you own property in Dubai and have repeatedly failed to meet your obligations by way of service charges, it's time to mend your ways.
By Jerry Parks
‘Please allow me to introduce myself, I’m a developer of wealth and taste...’ as Jagger almost said.
By Osama Hassan
The UAE federal government has recently published in the Gazette, Federal Law No 2 of 2010, which amends certain provisions of Federal Law No 18 of 1981 Regulating Commercial Agencies (Agencies Law).
By Jerry Parks
Given death’s status as one of life’s few certainties, it is ironic that the inheritance of a Dubai property should have created so much uncertainty in both legal and layman circles.
By Pier Terblanche, Sarah Standish
The UAE Cabinet has issued Cabinet Resolution No. (42) of 2009, which came into force on 31 January 2010, increasing the minimum required paid up share capital of an insurance company to AED 100 million.
By Donald Turley
Stakeholders in the construction industry in Dubai and UAE face challenges in ensuring compliance with the Country’s health and safety provisions.
By Pier Terblanche
On September 18 2009 the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) announced amendments to the DIFC Companies Law (2/2009).
By Pier Terblanche
The UAE Federal Government has issued a decree amending Article 227 of the UAE Commercial Companies Law, Federal Law No. (8) of 1984 (Companies Law) with the effect of abolishing minimum share capital requirements in respect of limited liability companies (LLCs) in the UAE.
By Pier Terblanche
On November 7 2008 the Special Purpose Company Regulations were enacted, allowing special purpose companies to be formed in the Dubai International Financial Centre.
By Pier Terblanche
According to figures released by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, the United Arab Emirates and its fellow members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) attracted more than $81 billion in foreign direct investment between 2001 and 2006.