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Managers and Directors’ Liabilities in the UAE
31/03/2019

Managers and Directors’ Liabilities in the UAE

The key legislative instrument that governs liabilities of managers and directors is UAE Commercial Companies Law No. 2 of 2015 (CCL) also known as the ‘Companies Law’.

JAFZA Regulations
16/12/2018

JAFZA Regulations

The Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority or JAFZA, is the oldest and largest free-zone in UAE and had recently introduced a new set of progressive measures on offshore companies

Can Employees Be Compensated for Work during Public Holidays?
26/11/2018

Can Employees Be Compensated for Work during Public Holidays?

As the national day holidays draw closer, employees across the UAE are gearing up to celebrate the time-off that they will be receiving during the period.

Cost Cutting in the UAE – Legal Risk of Arbitrary Dismissal
15/11/2018

Cost Cutting in the UAE – Legal Risk of Arbitrary Dismissal

In a competitive business environment, many companies try to cut costs by reducing their head count.

Trademarks in the UAE
05/11/2018

Trademarks in the UAE

The value of a company’s trademark should never be underestimated, with some of the most valuable trademarks in the world amounting to a significant percentage of the business’ overall value.

UAE’s New Bankruptcy Law Part 2: Preventive Composition Procedures – Debtor and Trustee
29/06/2018

UAE’s New Bankruptcy Law Part 2: Preventive Composition Procedures – Debtor and Trustee

In 2016, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) passed a unified and fully codified new Bankruptcy Law (i.e. law no. 9 of 2016). The new Bankruptcy Law has entered into force in December 2016

UAE’s New Bankruptcy Law Part 1: Steps and Aims under the Preventive Composition Procedures
27/06/2018

UAE’s New Bankruptcy Law Part 1: Steps and Aims under the Preventive Composition Procedures

In 2016, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) passed a unified and fully codified new Bankruptcy Law (i.e. law no. 9 of 2016). The new Bankruptcy Law has entered into force in December 2016 and offers enterprises and tradesmen

Overview of M&A’s in UAE
02/05/2018

Overview of M&A’s in UAE

Mergers & Acquisitions have enjoyed much success in the UAE, especially over the past years which can be evidenced by a substantial increase in the transactional values in M&A deals across most industries.

Exploring Law No.19: Developers Right to Terminate an Agreement Without A Court Order
02/05/2018

Exploring Law No.19: Developers Right to Terminate an Agreement Without A Court Order

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum issued Law No. 19 of 2017 on October 18, 2017, partially amending Law No.13 of 2008 (Article 11) which regulates the Interim Real Estate Register in Dubai.