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Reliance on oral promises is a significant aspect of real-world litigation. In what follows is a hypothetical example of the application of dependence on verbal agreements ...
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The President of UAE passed a law amendment number 2 of 2018 on UAE Cybercrime law to amend the sanctions under articles 26, 28 and 42 of the said law ("Cybercrime New Amendment").
Hassan Elhais
Egyptian actress Zeina has publicly denied attacking a family of American tourists at a five star Dubai hotel.
Hassan Elhais
A man, who was sentenced to one-month jail term for sending death threats, has appealed and is awaiting a verdict from a higher court.
Hassan Elhais
Leading lawyer warns of dire consequences for embellishing CVs with false information.
STA Law Firm
Illegal drugs are a popular craze among the youth today.
Al Tamimi & Company
Can one person be criminally liable for photographing another person in the UAE? They may be, depending on the circumstances. In this article, we will consider when such a liability may arise.
Clyde & Co
In an effort to enhance its compliance with Federal Law No.4 of 2002 regarding Anti-Money Laundering and Combatting Financing of Terrorism, the Dubai Creative Clusters Authority...
Clyde & Co
The Middle East as a whole has not fared well historically when assessing the risk of public sector corruption in business.
STA Law Firm
The much-anticipated Anti-Fraud Law has been in the news since the draft of the aforesaid law was introduced and circulated in the year 2013
Hassan Elhais
Question: I have just moved to the UAE and I want to rent an apartment but I have heard a lot of stories about fraud committed by agents. What can I do to protect myself?
Hassan Elhais
Question: I gave a Dh100,000 cheque to one of my suppliers. Due to my cash flow issue, the cheque bounced. Can I go to jail or has the law changed in Dubai?
Hassan Elhais
The young men, both aged 27, were cleared of possessing drugs to sell and to use.
Hassan Elhais
According to the criminal law in Dubai it is illegal to consume alcohol without a validly issued permit.
Hassan Elhais
When I asked the supplier to pay the money, he threatened me and said I do not have the right to claim this interest and he said he can put me in jail.
Hassan Elhais
I own a small company in Dubai. All of our professional communication and dealings with one of our customers are through fax.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
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...
STA Law Firm
Can an instrument of payment be offered that ensures complete safety? The reality of the latter statement is an unlikely one.
Clyde & Co
Written by Mark Beswetherick and Nicholas Braganza The risks relating to bribery in the Middle East have increased, as scrutiny from regulators continues to rise and international legislation...
Hassans
My brother is a foreigner who has been arrested in the UAE for carrying a significant amount of marijuana into the country. What should I anticipate as punishment for his offence?
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BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The President of UAE passed a law amendment number 2 of 2018 on UAE Cybercrime law to amend the sanctions under articles 26, 28 and 42 of the said law ("Cybercrime New Amendment").
Hassan Elhais
Egyptian actress Zeina has publicly denied attacking a family of American tourists at a five star Dubai hotel.
Hassan Elhais
Leading lawyer warns of dire consequences for embellishing CVs with false information.
Hassan Elhais
A man, who was sentenced to one-month jail term for sending death threats, has appealed and is awaiting a verdict from a higher court.
Clyde & Co
Written by Mark Beswetherick and Nicholas Braganza The risks relating to bribery in the Middle East have increased, as scrutiny from regulators continues to rise and international legislation...
STA Law Firm
The much-anticipated Anti-Fraud Law has been in the news since the draft of the aforesaid law was introduced and circulated in the year 2013
Hassan Elhais
Question: I gave a Dh100,000 cheque to one of my suppliers. Due to my cash flow issue, the cheque bounced. Can I go to jail or has the law changed in Dubai?
Hassans
My brother is a foreigner who has been arrested in the UAE for carrying a significant amount of marijuana into the country. What should I anticipate as punishment for his offence?
STA Law Firm
Illegal drugs are a popular craze among the youth today.
STA Law Firm
Although globalization is advancing at the seams of the 21st century, it remains unclear as to when will the legal systems across the world harmonize.
Clyde & Co
The Middle East as a whole has not fared well historically when assessing the risk of public sector corruption in business.
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In an effort to enhance its compliance with Federal Law No.4 of 2002 regarding Anti-Money Laundering and Combatting Financing of Terrorism, the Dubai Creative Clusters Authority...
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