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Kennedys
This is the second article in a series of short articles which will look at some of the basic features of construction and engineering contracts under the law of the United Arab Emirates.
Hassan Elhais
A Dubai developer has been ordered to pay three men Dh84m after they failed to deliver villas the men had purchased from a housing project near Dubai Land.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
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.
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.
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, ...
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…
Meyer-Reumann & Partners
Fee-based financial services will be taxed, but margin-based products are expected to be exempt.
Galadari Advocates & Legal Consultants
The sub-developers will then appoint the contractors in their phase for a particular scope of work.
STA Law Firm
In the complex and technical world of construction and large manufacturing projects, the contracts and negotiations on the terms of an agreement between the parties are a means to keep the complex relation...
KPMG
Some GCC states have announced their intention to implement VAT as early as 1 January 2018.
Dentons
During the construction boom in 2007, leading UAE developer Aldar Properties took the pioneering step of adopting the third generation of the New Engineering Contract, the NEC3, to procure the development...
Dentons
The recent fire at Grenfell ‎Tower in London acts as a stark reminder for our developer and contractor clients of the dangers of disregarding fire regulations.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
As is evident from its skyline, many property units in Dubai are part of a tower development having multiple owners. Villas too are often part of a cluster of real estate units within a development.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Although some say it has limited criteria, Dubai's rent index has been welcomed by market players
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.
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.
Gowling WLG
Put simply, a sale and leaseback transaction is the sale of an asset which is then leased back, from the new owner, to the original owner.
Gowling WLG
To protect investors, the Dubai Land Department (DLD) has issued a set of new stricter rules to govern how overseas properties may be marketed for sale in the Emirate by brokers.
Gowling WLG
The Dubai Land Department (DLD) recently announced the introduction of a "Unified Lease Form" contract which will be unveiled next month (March 2017).
Clyde & Co
The shock fire at the Address Downtown Hotel on New Years' Eve just over a year ago put the issue of the UAE's fire safety firmly on the world stage
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Meyer-Reumann & Partners
Fee-based financial services will be taxed, but margin-based products are expected to be exempt.
Kennedys
This is the first of two articles which look at various self-help remedies available for the unpaid contractor.
Kennedys
This is the second of two articles, which provide an overview of two ‘self-help' remedies available under the general law in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), for the unpaid and, no doubt, disgruntled contractor.
Hassan Elhais
A Dubai developer has been ordered to pay three men Dh84m after they failed to deliver villas the men had purchased from a housing project near Dubai Land.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
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.
Galadari Advocates & Legal Consultants
The sub-developers will then appoint the contractors in their phase for a particular scope of work.
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, ...
Fenwick Elliott LLP
As Heba Osman explains, in the aftermath of the 2008 global financial crisis, many employers in the UAE turned to descoping large parts of construction works as a quick exit strategy from uncompleted projects. Other employers resorted to termination.
STA Law Firm
In the complex and technical world of construction and large manufacturing projects, the contracts and negotiations on the terms of an agreement between the parties are a means to keep the complex relation...
STA Law Firm
Tenancy Law is one of the most important aspects of societies' life by means of which individuals' rights and duties are determined.
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…
Fenwick Elliott LLP
The use of LOIs as the basis for construction projects has mushroomed in the Gulf in rent years. However the practice carries a significant risk to the parties involved, who may end-up finding themselves in a legal predicament. Heba Osman, Partner, Fenwick Elliott LLP, writes.
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