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The VAT Refund Scheme for Tourists
  • Hadef & Partners
  • United Arab Emirates
  • December 10 2018

At the start of the year Value Added Tax (VAT) was introduced in the UAE by the Federal Tax Authority (FTA) (under Federal Decree Law No. 8 of 2017


Hotel Structures in the Middle East - All Change
  • CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
  • United Arab Emirates
  • August 29 2018

The hotels market in the UAE has historically been dominated by the traditional hotel management agreement (“HMA”) structure between the hotel owner


VAT in the Hotels and Leisure Sector
  • CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
  • Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates
  • August 13 2018

If the supply by a hotel operator is the making available of hotel accommodation and ancillary services, in a hotel which is located in the UAE, then


3 reduction on the sale value for purchases in hotel facilities and restaurants in Dubai
  • Al Tamimi & Company
  • United Arab Emirates
  • June 14 2018

The UAE is greeting its residents and visitors before Eid Holidays with some positive announcements related to the hospitality sector. HH Sheikh


5 Tips on How to Avoid Hotel Management Disputes
  • Al Tamimi & Company
  • United Arab Emirates
  • May 31 2018

The hospitality industry is an economic sector that is in a constant state of flux. To stay competitive both the hotel owner and operator must be


OwnerOperator Model: Whose employees are they anyway?
  • Al Tamimi & Company
  • United Arab Emirates
  • May 31 2018

It is common in the UAE for hotels to utilise a separate owner operator model. The model works well when the interests of each separate party are


Trademark Considerations for the Hospitality Sector in the UAE
  • Al Tamimi & Company
  • United Arab Emirates
  • May 31 2018

By the Dubai Expo in 2020, the UAE plans to have more than 170,000 hotel rooms according to news reports. Dubai currently boasts 100,000 hotel rooms


UAE legal Q&As: if my neighbour drops charges against me, can I travel again?
  • Hassan Elhais
  • United Arab Emirates
  • May 21 2018

I damaged my neighbour's car and he filed a criminal case against me. My passport is now being held with police. Can I request that he issue


Abu Dhabi airport counter promises 30-minute transit visa issuance
  • BAL
  • United Arab Emirates
  • December 27 2017

Abu Dhabi International Airport has opened a dedicated counter to grant four-day transit visas to transiting passengers. What does the change mean


Legal Problems Of Alcoholism And Drugs Assumption
  • Hassan Elhais
  • United Arab Emirates
  • November 27 2017

According to the criminal law in Dubai it is illegal to consume alcohol without a validly issued permit. As per Law on Alcoholic Beverage Control