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UAE: What happened in 2018 and significant events in 2019
  • Linklaters LLP
  • United Arab Emirates, Global
  • December 14 2018

Year in Review 2018 and Year to Come 2019 summarises some of the major developments across the UAE last year, and a selection of key changes that we


Three things to watch out for in the Middle East in 2019
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Arab Emirates
  • December 14 2018

Mandatory health insurance, new life rules and regulatory enforcement will top the bill. The coming year looks set to be a busy one in the Middle East


UAE Introduces new Anticorruption laws with Extraterritorial Effect
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Arab Emirates
  • December 12 2018

Federal Decree No. 24 of 2018 has amended certain provisions of Federal Law No. 3 of 1987 (the "Penal Code") to strengthen anti-corruption legislation


Podcast: Health and Safety in the UAE - 5 Facts You Should Know
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Arab Emirates
  • December 12 2018

This podcast focuses on the 5 key facts you should know about health and safety in the UAE, which often seem misunderstood. When advising on health


Arbitrators no longer face criminal liability: new section 257 UAE Penal Code
  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
  • United Arab Emirates
  • December 11 2018

In a move sure to be welcomed by arbitrators and the wider legal community in the UAE, Federal Decree Law 24 of 2018 has amended Article 257


The importance of Pre-completion Restructuring in GCC M&A will remain in focus
  • Hadef & Partners
  • United Arab Emirates
  • December 10 2018

We have often commented on the reasons for ensuring that, where possible and pragmatic in the circumstances, any required pre-completion restructuring


DIFC Foundations and Shari’ah
  • Hadef & Partners
  • United Arab Emirates
  • December 10 2018

Under the new DIFC Foundations Law (DIFC Law No. 3 of 2018), a DIFC foundation may be initially established with a minimal amount (e.g. AED 1,000)


Harnessing the power of the sun - Solar energy in Dubai
  • Hadef & Partners
  • United Arab Emirates
  • December 10 2018

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has launched the 'Shams Dubai' smart initiative, which according to DEWA's website, is aimed at


A licence to influence - regulating Social Media in the UAE
  • Hadef & Partners
  • United Arab Emirates
  • December 10 2018

The marked acceleration in recent years of internet usage across the GCC, and the UAE in particular, as well as increasing interest from global


Scientific Offices in Dubai
  • Hadef & Partners
  • United Arab Emirates
  • December 10 2018

A Scientific Office is essentially a representative office of an overseas pharmaceutical company (Overseas Companyies) which manufactures