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TMF Group
The common legal framework for the introduction of a VAT system in GCC countries is now set.
K&L Gates
On 1 August, the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) launched its regulatory framework for loan and investment-based crowdfunding platforms, the first such framework in a Gulf Cooperation Council country.
Arendt & Medernach
On 31 July 2017, the President of the United Arab Emirates (the "UAE") issued the new Tax Procedures Law (the "Law").
United Advocates
The new UAE Federal Decree Law No. 9 of 2016 was finally approved by the UAE Cabinet on 4 September 2016.
STA Law Firm
"The Prophet Muhammad (resorted to) arbitration to resolve disputes and (recommended) others to use it.
STA Law Firm
The impact of globalization and elimination of trade barriers is considered to be an economic merit that consolidated the domestic markets of the world under one roof.
The Firm Dubai
The United Arab Emirates, and particularly Dubai, has become a regional hub for regional and international distributors.
The Firm Dubai
Small and medium-sized subcontractors often find themselves unable to recover monies owed to them by main contractors due to the high costs involved in legal proceedings.
The Firm Dubai
The validity of arbitration agreements in Dubai remains subject to the strict observance by the courts of the formalities set out in the law and repeated case law of cassation courts.
The Firm Dubai
Some UAE companies that are owed monies by the opposing parties are increasingly resorting to filing applications before UAE courts for the appointment of experts to assess the amounts owed ...
Hassan Elhais
I have a mortgage and I've paid a lot of money to the bank I hold the mortgage with.
Hassan Elhais
A man kidnapped his daughter and brought her to Dubai after losing custody of the 5-year-old to his ex-wife in their home country, the Personal Status Court was told.
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, ...
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
On October 27, 2014, the Cabinet of the UAE (the "Cabinet") adopted implementing regulations of the Law.
Hassan Elhais
I am a Muslim woman who has been married to a Muslim man for five years.
Allen & Overy LLP
This note is based on the Arabic version of the New CCL, as published in the March 2015 edition of the Official Gazette.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
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.
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…
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
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.
Allen & Overy LLP
In a judgment dated 30 March 2016 in the case of Fluor v Petrixo Oil & Gas, the Dubai Court of Appeal refused to enforce a foreign award that was issued in an ICC arbitration with a London seat.
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The United Arab Emirates (UAE or Emirates) has come a very long way from its beginnings as a regional trading hub with an economy dominated by pearl harvesting, fishing and local agricultural products.
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Jurisdiction (by default) is the practical and ultimate authority within the legal society to administer, review and to execute laws and regulations within a well-defined area of region and responsibility.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
One of the most important points arising from the recent briefings on VAT by the Ministry of Finance is the proposed rules regarding ‘group registrations'.
STA Law Firm
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CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Many international investors enter into the Middle East market through joint ventures (JVs).
Grant Thornton
Internal assurance arrangements are clearly the most prevalent governance model currently in place.
Beale & Company (Middle East)
In delivering a construction project, a contractor or consultant must also comply with the Saudi Building Code.
Squire Patton Boggs
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has a new Commercial Companies Law (Federal Law No. 2 of 2015), enacted on 1 April 2015, which came into force on 1 July 2015.
Squire Patton Boggs
This is the reality driving governments in the GCC and the MENA region generally to actively develop solar projects.
Taylor Wessing (Middle East) LLP
Amy Choudhary considers how the Qatar sanctions might affect the contractual obligation(s) of entities and whether performance can be discharged on the grounds of frustration.
Beale & Company (Middle East)
The DIAC-DIFC DRA Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), and the new DIFC-LCIA Arbitration Rules come into force.
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