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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.
Afridi & Angell Legal Consultants
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.
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.
STA Law Firm
It is, in fact, the ability to consciously use our brains that separate us, the human race, from other animals we term as ‘wild.'
STA Law Firm
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.
Hassan Elhais
Question: I have an Asian friend who came to Dubai on a visitor's visa but he was arrested for inhaling glue. What would the sentence be for such an offence?
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Is Eating In Public During The Day Over Ramadan A Crime In The UAE?
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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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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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...
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
The Middle East as a whole has not fared well historically when assessing the risk of public sector corruption in business.
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
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.
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
STA Law Firm
It is, in fact, the ability to consciously use our brains that separate us, the human race, from other animals we term as ‘wild.'
STA Law Firm
Can an instrument of payment be offered that ensures complete safety? The reality of the latter statement is an unlikely one.
Hassan Elhais
I own a small company in Dubai. All of our professional communication and dealings with one of our customers are through fax.
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