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Hassan Elhais
I want my wife to go back to our home country and take care of my children. Do the laws allow me to stop my spouse from working?
KPMG
The text of the GCC unified agreement for value added tax (VAT) has been published (in Arabic) by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
KPMG
The Central Bank of the UAE (CBUAE) recently released Circular 52, regulations on capital adequacy. This is the CBUAE's response to Basel III definitions of capital and minimum capital requirements.
KPMG
Cloud computing has been described as the future of computing and a boon for businesses with ambitious growth plans and the desire to use best in breed, innovative computing solutions.
The Firm Dubai
The law presumes that if a claimant does not bring his claim within a reasonable time, the claimant does not wish to pursue it.
The Firm Dubai
Some of the employers we meet in the UAE believe that the labour courts are naturally inclined to rule against them in disputes against their employees.
Afridi & Angell
Article 257 of the UAE Penal Code (Federal Law No. 3 of 1987) was recently amended by Federal Law No. 7 of 2016 to introduce the concept of criminal liability for arbitrators, experts, and translators ...
Afridi & Angell
The new Pledge Law of the UAE was enacted on 12 December 2016 as Federal Law No. 20 of 2016. The Pledge Law was published in the Federal Official Gazette on 15 December 2016...
Crowe Horwath
Emerging markets are becoming increasingly attractive to 63 per cent of UK businesses, with 75 per cent eyeing Dubai as an overseas business location to expand into as the UK will no more be...
Crowe Horwath
The introduction of VAT next year will help the UAE government deliver on its long-standing plans for economic diversification away from oil, while still being able to deliver social and economic programs...
Crowe Horwath
Before i start, let's assess this scenario: The UAE is the sixth top remittance-sending country in the world, with the country's expatriates sending more than $19 billion (Dh70 billion) in one year...
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
Together, these developments appear to represent the long awaited response to what the Dubai Courts see as the DIFC Court's jurisdiction creep and encroachment into its natural jurisdiction.
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
The position is highly dynamic and there may be many developments over the coming weeks
Rubert & Partners (In association with United Advocates)
We thank you for your questions. In light of the great number of questions mostly regarding Purchasers' possibility to terminate SPAs when Developers fail to fulfill their contractual obligations, ...
Afridi & Angell
Since 1987, the Penal Code has contained prohibitions against bribery, making it an offence to bribe a public official in consideration for an act on the part of that official.
KPMG
Data is the new black - or, perhaps more relevantly for the UAE, the new oil. With one important distinction: data's market value is not going down.
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
In the post-sanctions era, Iran is emerging as an exciting destination for foreign direct investment.
Meyer-Reumann & Partners
On 29 December, 2016, Federal Decree Law No. 9 of 2016 ("New Bankruptcy Law") has come into force. This article will provide you with an overview.
Eptalex
We attempt to clarify Section 20(9) of the Companies Act through Stephen Malcolm Gore N.O. case
Eptalex
This paper aims to give an overview of investor-state dispute settlement, with descriptions of mediation and international investment, two broad and undefined (better to say undefinable, actually) concepts...
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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.
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.
STA Law Firm
Generally, the party who has agreed to carry the cargo/goods will be taken into consideration even if consignees bring a joint action.
STA Law Firm
Think about a kid who must complete a 20-page Math homework before hitting the fields to play some ball.
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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...
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The JAFZA is globally renowned for its business friendly corporate environment that is deep-rooted in international trade practices and corporate governance structures.
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Liability is a billion-dollar word. Legally, socially and morally, all actions are subject to and governed by a sense of moderation.
Expatriate Law
Is Dubai a safe haven for errant husbands to avoid paying maintenance or capital orders to their former spouse?
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
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STA Law Firm
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According to the Law the burden of proof is on the claimant which is an established principle and also stated under Article 1 of the Law.
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