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Hassan Elhais
In accordance with Article 149, 'the custodian may not take the child for travel outside the state without the written consent of the guardian. If the guardian does not approve, the matter shall be referred to the judge.'
Clyde & Co
Following the publication of Resolution No.6 of 2017, employers or sponsors of dependants and domestic workers have been given until 31 March 2017 to comply with Dubai Law No. 11 of 2013 (the Dubai Health Insurance Law).
Hassan Elhais
A member of my family was working for a company and he forwarded confidential information to a third party.
Clyde & Co
The DIFC Court of Appeal has dismissed the Appellant's appeal in Frontline Development Partners Limited v Asif Hakim Adil [2016] DIFC CA 006, a decision which could have significant implications for DIFC employers.
Hassan Elhais
Question: I'm an expatriate who's filed for a divorce from my husband and requested custody of my children and financial support. However, the case is taking longer than I expected.
Hassan Elhais
Appointing a private investigator is illegal in the UAE. Even if you bring them from outside the country, it is against Article No 378 of UAE Criminal Law.
Clyde & Co
On 14 March 2017 the DIFC Courts issued "Practice Direction 2 of 2017 – Third Party Funding in the DIFC Courts" (PD 2/2017) forming part of the Courts' procedural rules.
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If a company grants an employee access to confidential information, know-how or its customer base, it is usually in the employer's interest to prevent the employee from taking advantage of such knowledge...
Hassan Elhais
The court notice has to indicate what the charges are and what the penalties are.
Clyde & Co
A company which failed to comply was at risk of fines and deemed dissolution.
Hassan Elhais
I've been having family problems and I'm in a bad psychological state.
Clyde & Co
UAE Federal Law No. 20 of 2016 on Mortgages of Movables (the New Law) was published in the Federal Gazette on 15 December 2016 and came into effect on 15 March 2017.
Hassan Elhais
I am an Asian Muslim woman who married my husband in an Islamic marriage ceremony.
Kennedys
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.
Gowling WLG
Put simply, a sale and leaseback transaction is the sale of an asset which is then leased back, from the new owner, to the original owner.
Hassan Elhais
I'm a Muslim woman from Asia whose husband converted to Islam before we got married in our home country under Sharia.
Clyde & Co
In the rapidly changing legal environment of the GCC, the introduction of Value Added Tax (VAT) is the hottest of hot topics.
Clyde & Co
An interesting new law has been issued by HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid the Ruler of Dubai (Dubai Law No. 1 of 2017 – the "Law") which allows the public prosecutor to issue a criminal order...
Gowling WLG
To protect investors, the Dubai Land Department (DLD) has issued a set of new stricter rules to govern how overseas properties may be marketed for sale in the Emirate by brokers.
Dentons
FIDIC has now published the 5th Edition of its Client/Consultant Model Services Agreement (the White Book).
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Gowling WLG
Civil law and common law traditions exert divergent influences on certain features of national copyright laws, which results in major differences between copyright law in civil law jurisdictions...
Kennedys
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".
The Sovereign Group
Many Free Zone Companies incorporated in DMCC, DWC and JAFZA are leaving themselves exposed to potential fines and the non-renewal of their trading licence for failure to comply with one particular regulatory requirement.
Kennedys
A fundamental principle of arbitration is that the arbitral tribunal acts fairly and impartially in arriving at its award.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
Last year we reported that the DIFC had successfully established itself as a so called ‘conduit' jurisdiction for the enforcement of foreign and domestic arbitral awards as well as foreign money judgements.
Gowling WLG
Here, we look at what these key changes could mean for you in terms of enforcement of intellectual property rights.
Gowling WLG
The Dubai Land Department (DLD) recently announced the introduction of a "Unified Lease Form" contract which will be unveiled next month (March 2017).
Gowling WLG
To protect investors, the Dubai Land Department (DLD) has issued a set of new stricter rules to govern how overseas properties may be marketed for sale in the Emirate by brokers.
Clyde & Co
The Dubai Creative Clusters (DCC) Authority has recently issued the Private Companies Regulations 2016 (Regulations).
Kennedys
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.
Clyde & Co
An interesting new law has been issued by HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid the Ruler of Dubai (Dubai Law No. 1 of 2017 – the "Law") which allows the public prosecutor to issue a criminal order...
Kennedys
When pursuing a debt, it is common to add a claim for interest on the monies due.
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