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By Simon Isgar, Anand Singh
The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) was established in 2004 as a special economic zone with the aim to develop it as a financial hub for the Middle East, Africa and South Asia.
By Nick Humphrey
The General Authority of Civil Aviation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (the GACA) has approved the new Executive Regulations for Consumers'Rights Protection (the Regulations) which will come into force...
By Simon Isgar, Bernadette Pinto
In February 2017, we authored an article "Cyber security and data protection breaches: a brief comparative review" which examined some of the basic laws that have been implemented in various countries in the Middle East to counter cyberattacks and this is available on Kennedys website.
By Andrew MacCuish, Nicole Newdigate
This is the first article in a series of short articles which will look at some of the basic features of construction and engineering contracts under the law of the United Arab Emirates.
By Simon Isgar
In this article, which is the first of three in a series, Kennedys' Corporate Insurance team looks at the new proposed commission structures under the new draft life regulations in the UAE.
By Simon Isgar, Anand Singh
It is not uncommon to hear from an insurer that its competitors are resorting to unfair means of marketing to get a bigger share of the "pie".
By Simon Isgar, Bernadette Pinto
A United States intelligence report has recently confirmed that cyber hacking took place during the 2016 US presidential elections, in an attempt to influence the outcome.
By Peter Ellingham, Rishi Sengupta
We continue our series with a high-level overview of arbitrating under an insurance/reinsurance contract governed by UAE law.
By Peter Ellingham, Rishi Sengupta
We commence our series of articles on the basics of insurance with "Subrogation". Set out below is a very high level overview in the UAE, but the views are widely applicable across the GCC given the similarities in laws.
By Andrew MacCuish, Nicole Newdigate
A fundamental principle of arbitration is that the arbitral tribunal acts fairly and impartially in arriving at its award.
By Simon Isgar, Anand Singh
The Federal Ministry of Human Resource & Emiratisation has issued Ministerial Decree No (739) of 2016 concerning the protection of wages (the New Decree).
By Simon Isgar
In this publication, we address how Dubai is leading the way in the application of technology to its healthcare insurance system and how the health insurance law is developing around these initiatives.
By Simon Isgar, Bernadette Pinto
The DFSA and the UAE Insurance Authority combine forces to take action against non-compliant players.
By Andrew MacCuish, Sai Dandekar
When pursuing a debt, it is common to add a claim for interest on the monies due.
By Andrew MacCuish, Nicole Newdigate
In April 2016 the Dubai International Financial Centre ("DIFC") Court of First Instance gave a thought-provoking decision in Gavin v. Gaynor, which confirmed the willingness of the Courts of the DIFC to make findings in support of the arbitration process, and its jurisdiction.