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Hassan Elhais
When I asked the supplier to pay the money, he threatened me and said I do not have the right to claim this interest and he said he can put me in jail.
Clyde & Co
Regulating work in private households is a difficult and sensitive issue which historically has not fallen within the remit of the Labour Ministries in the GCC.
STA Law Firm
Thus, even if heads of terms are non-binding, they often do contain legally binding provisions that are necessary for the protection of parties.
STA Law Firm
The enactment of UAE Federal Law Number 20 of 2016 Concerning Mortgaging of Movable Properties as Security for Debts (the New Law) is a milestone towards the UAE government's initiative...
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Premiums to be paid for insuring high-rise buildings in Dubai would rise next year, following a number of building fires in Dubai, including the Torch Tower in the Marina area, which caught fire in August for the second time in two years. But the increases are expected to be moderate.
STA Law Firm
12 November 2017. His Highness Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum has implemented Law Number 15 of 2017 on inheritance...
Hassan Elhais
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid ordered three men to clean the Dubai zoo as community service in March. UAE judges can now choose from 19 options when handing out community service sentences.
Clyde & Co
Four months on from the abrupt cessation of diplomatic relations and imposition of restrictions on Qatar by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and allied states, including Kingdom of Saudi Arabia...
Hassan Elhais
The conventional wisdom about the UAE is that it was built on oil first and property second. The country's most populous city Dubai is a living shrine to the role property has played in building...
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Many tall buildings in the emirate still have inadequate fire safety standards, with some still clad with poor-quality material that allows blazes to spread quickly, they said.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview of the legal framework and key issues surrounding arbitration law in UAE.
Hassan Elhais
I own a small company in Dubai. All of our professional communication and dealings with one of our customers are through fax.
STA Law Firm
What are the recent developments in the exploration and extraction of mineral resources in the United Arab Emirates?
Clyde & Co
Apps have become ubiquitous in today's society. App analytics firm, App Annie, has estimated that the global app economy which was worth US$ 1.3 trillion in 2016 will be worth US$ 6.3 trillion by 2021.
Hassan Elhais
Many family law cases in the United Arab Emirates follow Federal Law No. 28 of the year 2005 (UAE Personal Affairs Law)...
Al Tamimi & Company
In the 1990s, one of the leading treatises on international arbitration noted that "[o]ne of the fundamental principles – and one of the major advantages – of international arbitration is that it is confidential."
Eptalex SAL
Unless you purposefully eschew pop culture, it is been hard to miss the fact that Home Box Office, better known as HBO, was recently hacked, repeatedly.
STA Law Firm
Did you know that the concept (and architecture) of the Dubai World Trade Centre was influenced by the then, World Trade Centre in New York?
Hassan Elhais
Question: A friend owes me money and I took pity on him and emailed him to say that I didn't want it back. However, he felt offended and replied insisting that he would give me it back...
Hassan Elhais
After the witnesses have made their statements in the Family Court, there is usually one more hearing after that in order to allow both the parties to comment on the statements of the witnesses.
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Al Tamimi & Company
As a region, the Middle East witnesses constant development across a spectrum of financial crime issues.
Al Tamimi & Company
2017 has been declared by President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan as the Year of Giving in the UAE.
STA Law Firm
Yes, Appiness. The time I used to spend on reading, cooking, playing sports is all a thing of past! What do I do these days, you may ask?
Hamdan AlShamsi Lawyers & Legal Consultants
The new Regulations aim to help facilitate the enhanced adoption of secure digital payments throughout the region.
STA Law Firm
Can an instrument of payment be offered that ensures complete safety? The reality of the latter statement is an unlikely one.
K&L Gates
As of 1 January 2018, value added tax ("VAT") at the rate of 5% will be applied on a wide range of goods and services in the United Arab Emirates ("UAE").
Oneworld Ltd
A major problem faced today by trading corporations established in offshore jurisdictions is to satisfy the "economic substance" criterion.
Hamdan AlShamsi Lawyers & Legal Consultants
Last year, the Ministry of Labor kicked off 2016 issuing a comprehensive set of rules to shape stronger relationships between workers and employers throughout the UAE.
STA Law Firm
Suppose an individual has borrowed a specific sum of money against an asset of a reciprocal value as security.
Dennemeyer Group
The GCC, although still far from the detailed law and practice available in Europe (or one of the other four IP five jurisdictions), is continuously progressing towards a modern patent system.
Hamdan AlShamsi Lawyers & Legal Consultants
There is an old saying that charity begins in the heart. While this may be true, when it comes to fundraising in Dubai you must follow your heart and fundraising laws.
STA Law Firm
Have you ever bumped into someone when walking on the street because you were using your phone?
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