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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.
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".
Hassan Elhais
A friend of mine called me recently to say that he had been arrested at Dubai airport for carrying prescription medicine without the prescription.
Hassan Elhais
am a western woman living in the UAE. I am considering marrying an Arab man but want to make sure that the marriage (which would be out of love) does not affect my earnings before the marriage...
Hassan Elhais
In all hearings, Prosecutor has to attend and the Court has to consider his request and give their decision.
Gowling WLG
Here, we look at what these key changes could mean for you in terms of enforcement of intellectual property rights.
Clyde & Co
On 27 February 2017, the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts issued Practice Direction No. 1 of 2017 (the Practice Direction)...
Hassan Elhais
The witnesses have to be invited to attend the hearing on the basis of a request from one of the parties. After the approval of the court. The official notice will have to be sent at least 1 day before the hearing date.
Hassan Elhais
There are two types of divorce, revocable and irrevocable.
Clyde & Co
The Dubai Creative Clusters (DCC) Authority has recently issued the Private Companies Regulations 2016 (Regulations).
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
The Dubai Land Department (DLD) recently announced the introduction of a "Unified Lease Form" contract which will be unveiled next month (March 2017).
Hassan Elhais
I am an Asian man whose ex-wife has been married to someone else for more than 3 years.
Hassan Elhais
Question: A close friend got divorced through Dubai Courts about a year ago and was granted custody of her two children, girls aged 9 and 4.
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...
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Kennedys
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.
Kennedys
We continue our series with a high-level overview of arbitrating under an insurance/reinsurance contract governed by UAE law.
Clyde & Co
Emiratisation quotas in the UAE have been in place since 1998 following the introduction of Ministerial Decision No. 10 of 1998 which set an Emiratisation quota of 4% in the banking sector.
Deloitte
When working with family businesses, it's sometimes surprising to see the gap between the founder and the next generation, particularly when the next generation do not see the importance of the business.
Clyde & Co
The shock fire at the Address Downtown Hotel on New Years' Eve just over a year ago put the issue of the UAE's fire safety firmly on the world stage
Kennedys
A fundamental principle of arbitration is that the arbitral tribunal acts fairly and impartially in arriving at its award.
Dentons
A recent decision by the Judicial Tribunal casts doubt on the DIFC Courts' ability to act as a conduit jurisdiction. A summary of that decision is set out in this article.
Clyde & Co
Seconding employees into the UAE and Qatar to perform work for local entities continues to be a hot topic.
iGlobal Law
Online registration requirement: As of January 1, 2017, companies with over 1,000 staff must register with Tas'heel online. 'Tas'heel' is the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation service provider, which processes work permits.
Field Fisher
Earlier this month, the Saudi Arabian Government approved the Unified Agreement for Value Added Tax ("Unified Agreement").
Dentons
On 1 January 2017, the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates issued the Regulatory Framework For Stored Values and Electronic Payment Systems (Regulations).
Hassan Elhais
Question: My husband is planning to divorce me on a very petty issue. Do you think Dubai Courts would allow a divorce on these grounds, even though it's a matter that could have been resolved between us?
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