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Employment & labour law in the UAE

Global, United Arab Emirates - June 5 2017 A structured guide to employment and labour law in the UAE

Is backdating legal?

United Arab Emirates - January 31 2015 I am sure that from time to time we have all come across the vexed question of backdating documents. A client or, in the case of an in house lawyer

The New Saudi Companies Law: What You Need to Know

Saudi Arabia - August 24 2016 The new Saudi Companies Law came into effect on 2nd May 2016 (“the Effective Date”). Implementing Regulations clarifying the operation and effect of a

Tenancy Contract Registration in Abu Dhabi

United Arab Emirates - November 30 2016 Abu Dhabi Executive Council Resolution on the Rules and Procedures of Registration of Tenancy Contracts in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi (Chairman of the

Time, Payment, Performance Bonds and Termination Under the 1999 FIDIC Red Book

United Arab Emirates - October 27 2016 This article offers an insight into the reoccurring issues of time, payment, performance bonds and termination which we regularly encounter when

Abu Dhabi Court of Cassation’s Interpretation of Conflicting Contractual Clauses: A Specific Arbitration Clause Overrides a General Clause that Provides for Court Jurisdiction

United Arab Emirates - July 17 2017 It is an established principle that a court of substance has the discretionary power to interpret the clauses of an agreement, provided that such

Money Makes the Camera Go Round: A Guide to Deals in Film Financing

United Arab Emirates - July 17 2017 Ideas for films are not unusual - we have potential film ideas presented to our team every month. Harder to find are film finance deals. Films are

Abu Dhabi Film Incentives: A Reminder of the Basics

United Arab Emirates - July 17 2017 One of the exciting filming initiatives that was introduced to the film finance landscape in the region was the Abu Dhabi Government’s rebate for

Is a Holding Company Criminally Liable for Acts Committed by its Subsidiary? The Abu Dhabi Court of Cassation Responds

United Arab Emirates - July 17 2017 The principle that a person cannot be responsible for the acts of another is a fundamental principle of UAE criminal law. A person, natural or legal

The Rise of the Keyboard Shopper: Basic Legal Issues in Setting up E-Commerce Sites in the UAE

United Arab Emirates - July 17 2017 In 2016, the GCC was in the global top five for purchases via mobile devices. It is becoming clear that people in the UAE, and the broader GCC region