Articles

05 Feb 2024

The Role of Travel Bans in Mitigating Risks and Safeguarding Individual Freedom

Curious about the procedure? Wondering when and how to apply? Discover the answers and valuable insights in this delightful journey...

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31 Jan 2024

Federal Decree Law No. 20-2023

Federal Decree Law No. 20-2023 was issued amending some articles of Federal Decree Law No. 33-2021 regarding regulating labor relations

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11 Jan 2024

The Nature of the Arbitration Clause in an International Commercial Arbitration

A well-drafted arbitration clause serves multiple essential functions, enhancing the efficiency of the arbitration process and, significantly, functioning as a...

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08 Jan 2024

CHOICES, CHOICES! COURT OR ARBITRATION?

You are at the cusp of closing a successful transaction or a settlement. The parties have agreed to terms and...

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02 Jan 2024

New provisions under the new Bankruptcy law

New provisions under the new Bankruptcy law

Number 51 of the year 2023

 

 On 02/10/2023, law number 51...

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16 Nov 2023

Out of Time? Limitation in Common and Civil Law and Enforcement Challenges

Limitation is the time within which a legal action can be brought or a legal right enforced. If a party...

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09 Nov 2023

The DIFC Digital Economy Courts

The Dubai International Financial Centre (the “DIFC”) Courts a common law judicial system established within the DIFC Freezone, that operates...

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06 Nov 2023

Eviction under Abu Dhabi Rental Law

In this article, we will begin discussing the rental law within the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, focusing on the reasons...

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21 Sep 2023

Direct Cheque Enforcement in the UAE

As in many other jurisdictions, there are certain legal requirements and conditions that must be met for a cheque payment...

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14 Sep 2023

Significant change coming to End-of-Service/ Gratuity in the UAE

The UAE is set to undergo a substantial transformation in handling end-of-service gratuity for employees in the private sector where...

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31 Jul 2023

Divorce Proceeding for Muslims and Non Muslims

When the communication link between spouses is severed, understanding becomes impossible, family problems escalate, separation between spouses becomes unavoidable, and...

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12 Jun 2023

The Interim Real-Estate Register in the Emirate of Dubai and its amendments

Dubai Law No. 13/2008 On the Interim Real-Estate Register in the Emirate of Dubai and its amendments

Introduction:

The Emirate...

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11 May 2023

APIs & IP Protection

What are APIs?

Application programming interfaces (APIs) have become one of the most important features in the modern world, it...

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25 Apr 2023

New Commercial Agency Law

The United Arab Emirates (“UAE”) Cabinet has issued Federal Law No. 3 of 2022, regulating Commercial Agencies in the UAE...

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11 Apr 2023

UAE Laws on the protection of Domestic Violence

In the United Arab Emirates and across the world, domestic violence is a prevalent and serious issue that affects people...

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03 Apr 2023

Top 5 Differences of The New Labour Law

41 years and 5 months was the time period between Federal Law No. 8/1980 (the “Old Labour Law”) and Decree...

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22 Mar 2023

Chat GPT and its legal impact on society as a new form of AI

Chat GPT has recently became the recognizable internet tool of our time, it’s a software for conversation that imitates human...

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13 Mar 2023

Ownership of Jointly Owned Properties Law

The Government of Dubai has taken an active role in regulating joint ownership status because of their importance and as...

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01 Mar 2023

How will your vessel be affected by a Maritime Debt?

The UAE's maritime business has grown significantly; however, every coin has two sides, and with the increase in maritime transactions,...

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09 Feb 2023

Federal Data Protection Law In the UAE

Social media has given us the opportunity to communicate and to interact without the need for physical meetings. It has...

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25 Jan 2023

What are the custody rules under the new UAE Personal Status Law for non-Muslims?

The UAE has issued a new law pertaining to the personal status of the country’s non-Muslim residents. It will go...

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18 Jan 2023

Rental Increase

Many tenants across UAE receive a notice from their landlord prior to the end of their rental contract informing them...

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12 Jan 2023

IP Laws for Software in the UAE

Over the past few years, the UAE has made significant progress in the field of innovation. The UAE continues to...

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22 Dec 2022

Landlord and Tenant Disputes in Dubai

What Can Happen, and How to Solve Them?

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The purpose of this article is to provide landlords and...

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25 Jul 2022

Success Story: Construction case won on behalf of a well-known large contractor against renowned Dubai based developer.

Construction case won on behalf of a well-known large contractor against renowned Dubai based developer.

BACKGROUND

At Hamdan Al Shamsi...

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