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Executive Council Resolution No 2 of 2017 (the Resolution) Regulating Private Schools in the Emirate of Dubai (Dubai) was issued on 30 January 2017 and came into force on 1 March 2017.
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Recently, the six member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council, including the United Arab Emirates ("UAE"), have agreed on the introduction of Value Added Tax ("VAT").
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Offsets aim to create long-term projects that diversify and support strategic economic sectors so as to optimize a state's national capabilities.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The importation of meat and poultry products into Gulf Cooperation Council ("GCC") nations, and other Islamic countries, is big business. One issue that has caused uncertainty in this important international...
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Here's what NOT to do… You know the drill: No public displays of affection, no drinking in public, no indecent clothing.
Hassan Elhais
Question: I want to have an amicable divorce from my husband but I am a European woman and he an Asian Muslim man, so I'm not sure what points I should discuss with him.
Hassan Elhais
A friend of mine gave a cheque to a supplier to deliver goods but the goods were not received. Does my friend have the right to instruct the receiving bank to not cash the cheque?
Hassan Elhais
I received a cheque from somebody and I submitted it to my bank within six months of receiving it.
Hassan Elhais
While I was driving on a motorway in Dubai, a man hit my car from behind and I had to be taken to hospital.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
It is rare to be asked to assist in producing an entirely new legal regime from scratch.
Gowling WLG
According to the World Health Organization (WHO) definition, a counterfeit medicine is "a medicine, which is deliberately and fraudulently mislabelled with respect to identity and/or source.
Kennedys
In February 2017, we authored an article "Cyber security and data protection breaches: a brief comparative review" which examined some of the basic laws that have been implemented in various countries in the Middle East to counter cyberattacks and this is available on Kennedys website.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
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.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
What is the relevant trade mark authority in your jurisdiction? The United Arab Emirates ("UAE") Ministry of Economy is the responsible authority for trade marks in the UAE.
Fenwick Elliott LLP
There is no doubt that the UAE has been steadily establishing itself as a global arbitration centre by developing the Dubai International Arbitration Centre ("DIAC") , Dubai International Financial Centre–London Court of International Arbitration ("DIFC–LCIA") and the Abu Dhabi Commercial Conciliation and Arbitration Centre amongst others.
Fenwick Elliott LLP
Jurisdiction in Dubai comprises the local United Arab Emirates (UAE) or "local" courts and the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) court or the "offshore" court. One of the principal differences between the two jurisdictions is the legal system.
Pinsent Masons LLP
The UAE government has approved infrastructure projects worth AED410 million ($111 million), state-owned news agency WAM has reported.
Pinsent Masons LLP
The UAE has introduced new regulations for the commercial and recreational use of drones, state news agency WAM has reported.
Hassan Elhais
bought real estate units but the developer has not built them and did not deliver under the terms and conditions of the contract.
Hassan Elhais
Question: I'm a Western expatriate who has divorced my wife but I would like to know if I can I still sponsor her, although she is no longer my wife?
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Clyde & Co
A company which failed to comply was at risk of fines and deemed dissolution.
Clyde & Co
Following the publication of Resolution No.6 of 2017, employers or sponsors of dependants and domestic workers have been given until 31 March 2017 to comply with Dubai Law No. 11 of 2013 (the Dubai Health Insurance Law).
Kennedys
When pursuing a debt, it is common to add a claim for interest on the monies due.
Clyde & Co
The DIFC Court of Appeal has dismissed the Appellant's appeal in Frontline Development Partners Limited v Asif Hakim Adil [2016] DIFC CA 006, a decision which could have significant implications for DIFC employers.
Clyde & Co
On 14 March 2017 the DIFC Courts issued "Practice Direction 2 of 2017 – Third Party Funding in the DIFC Courts" (PD 2/2017) forming part of the Courts' procedural rules.
Kennedys
A fundamental principle of arbitration is that the arbitral tribunal acts fairly and impartially in arriving at its award.
Dentons
FIDIC has now published the 5th Edition of its Client/Consultant Model Services Agreement (the White Book).
Clyde & Co
UAE Federal Law No. 20 of 2016 on Mortgages of Movables (the New Law) was published in the Federal Gazette on 15 December 2016 and came into effect on 15 March 2017.
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If a company grants an employee access to confidential information, know-how or its customer base, it is usually in the employer's interest to prevent the employee from taking advantage of such knowledge...
Hassan Elhais
Appointing a private investigator is illegal in the UAE. Even if you bring them from outside the country, it is against Article No 378 of UAE Criminal Law.
Gowling WLG
Civil law and common law traditions exert divergent influences on certain features of national copyright laws, which results in major differences between copyright law in civil law jurisdictions...
Kennedys
It is not uncommon to hear from an insurer that its competitors are resorting to unfair means of marketing to get a bigger share of the "pie".
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