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By Shaaban Metwally
Last year, the UAE government passed a series of laws that aim to approach drug addiction and its effects more holistically, and one of the elements of the UAE Anti Narcotics Law states that those who come forward to authorities to seek treatment for addiction are exempt from prosecution...
By John Peacock
One of the important focuses of Dubai Economy (DE) was highlighted during an informative session convened by Dubai Economy with various national business councils in Dubai recently.
By Catherine Jaskiewicz
With a large number of recent IPOs in Oman caused by amendments to the Oman Insurance Companies Law, Ms Catherine Jaskiewicz of BSA looks at the various provisions of the new legislation and the regulatory framework
By BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Dubai: The UAE had announced its intention to the introduce value added tax (VAT) in the country starting January 1, 2018
By BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
This country-specific Q&A gives a pragmatic overview of the law and practice of insurance & reinsurance law in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
By Abdullah Alanezi
Saudi Arabia has seen a flood of changes in the last year, primarily led by its ambitious reform programme Vision 2030 – unveiled last year by current Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
By Nasser Al Riyami
A new draft law to protect the data of every resident in Oman has been passed on to the Ministry of Legal Affairs for approval, the Information Technology Authority has revealed.
By John Peacock
The UAE legislature has moved swiftly towards the implementation of a comprehensive set of laws to lay the platform for the introduction of taxation in the UAE.
By Michael Kortbawi
While the combustion of high-rise buildings in the UAE has been a prominent news feature in recent years, there seems to be no common cause.
By Raghad Hammad
New regulations are on the horizon for the UAE's fast-growing insurance market, which accounted for 40 billion AED in premiums and 73.7 billion AED in assets in 2016.
By BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Did you know that you're actually meant to get time-and-a-half when you work on public holidays? This and more below…
By Nadim Bardawil
Traditionally, health tourism was something states sought to discourage. In 2017, this changed and countries like the United Arab Emirates (‘UAE') are implementing plans to become one of the top ten destinations for heath tourism.
By BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
With the Torch Tower fire this weekend (and a small fire at Tiger Tower today) we find out what a tenants' rights are after a fire hits the building they live in…
By Raghad Hammad
New regulations, including reinsurers, are on the horizon for the UAE's fast-growing insurance market, according to Mr Ibrahim Obaid Al Zaabi, Director General of the UAE Insurance Authority (IA).
By Bertrand Dumon, Edouard Salwan
The question of inheritance in the event of death is the ultimate apprehension of European expatriates residing in the UAE, especially considering the uncertainty and complexity of the rules that governs inheritance matters in the UAE.