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Driving instructors who fail to honour contracts with learners could be fined up to OMR2,000 and put behind bars for a year, the Public Prosecution in Oman has warned.
Hassan Elhais
Question: I have custody of my son from a previous marriage to a Muslim man. I'm Asian and not Muslim and we're both remarried now but my ex-husband is trying to force me to give him custody.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Although some say it has limited criteria, Dubai's rent index has been welcomed by market players
Dentons
Partner Udayan Mukherjee and Senior Associate Carina Onzer have written a Q&A guide to project finance in the United Arab Emirates.
Hassan Elhais
Question: I have an Asian friend who came to Dubai on a visitor's visa but he was arrested for inhaling glue. What would the sentence be for such an offence?
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The UAE is a global business hub and it consistently attracts investments from across the world with its favorable business conditions.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The UAE has updated its health care law to keep pace with the swift changing requirements in the sector. One of the important objectives has been to attract more talented medical professionals...
TMF Group
Ranked 92nd out of 94 jurisdictions according to their financial complexity, the UAE is the least complex place globally for ‘tax' complexity.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Is Eating In Public During The Day Over Ramadan A Crime In The UAE?
Hassan Elhais
If someone has chosen a beneficiary for their life insurance policy, does the insurance payout become part of the inheritance after the death of that person or is it only given to the beneficiary?
Hassan Elhais
I suspect that my husband might be cheating on me but I do not have enough evidence to prove it. Can I request that the authorities get Etisalat to check the text message exchanges...
STA Law Firm
New and strategic partnerships can be a great way to reinvigorate a dull and lackluster business.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
It is fair to say that last year's revision of Article 257 of the Penal Code has sent ripples throughout the arbitration community that are still felt, seven months later.
STA Law Firm
The JAFZA is globally renowned for its business friendly corporate environment that is deep-rooted in international trade practices and corporate governance structures.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
His Excellency Ibrahim Obaid Al Zaabi, UAE Insurance, UAE Insurance Authority
STA Law Firm
Think about a kid who must complete a 20-page Math homework before hitting the fields to play some ball.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
On 20 March 2017, the DIFC Court of Appeals issued a precedent in its judgment in Frontline Development Partners Limited v Asif Hakim Adil [2016], DIFC Case No. 006/2016.
Expatriate Law
In this article, Expatriate Law reviews and summarizes important laws, criminal and otherwise, that expatriates should be aware of when living in Dubai or other parts of the UAE.
STA Law Firm
New and strategic partnerships can be a great way to reinvigorate a dull and lackluster business. This has been done several times over the past few years by huge companies choosing to partner...
STA Law Firm
Jurisdiction is the practical authority of a legal body to administer and execute statutes and regulations within a well-defined area of territory and responsibility.
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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.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Here's what NOT to do… You know the drill: No public displays of affection, no drinking in public, no indecent clothing.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
It is rare to be asked to assist in producing an entirely new legal regime from scratch.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The United Arab Emirates (the "UAE") is a constitutional federation established in 1971 and composed of seven Emirates- Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah, Umm Al Quwain, Ajman and Fujairah.
Gowling WLG
According to the World Health Organization (WHO) definition, a counterfeit medicine is "a medicine, which is deliberately and fraudulently mislabelled with respect to identity and/or source.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
What is the relevant trade mark authority in your jurisdiction? The United Arab Emirates ("UAE") Ministry of Economy is the responsible authority for trade marks in the UAE.
Fenwick Elliott LLP
Jurisdiction in Dubai comprises the local United Arab Emirates (UAE) or "local" courts and the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) court or the "offshore" court. One of the principal differences between the two jurisdictions is the legal system.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The importation of meat and poultry products into Gulf Cooperation Council ("GCC") nations, and other Islamic countries, is big business. One issue that has caused uncertainty in this important international...
Pinsent Masons LLP
Businesses developing financial technology (fintech) products and services have been given the opportunity to operate under a light-touch regulatory regime in Dubai by the city state's financial...
Clyde & Co
Executive Council Resolution No 2 of 2017 (the Resolution) Regulating Private Schools in the Emirate of Dubai (Dubai) was issued on 30 January 2017 and came into force on 1 March 2017.
Kennedys
When pursuing a debt, it is common to add a claim for interest on the monies due.
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Recently, the six member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council, including the United Arab Emirates ("UAE"), have agreed on the introduction of Value Added Tax ("VAT").
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