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New DIFC Employment Law No.2
20/06/2019

New DIFC Employment Law No.2

The Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC) is a well renowned international business hub which has its own independent legal and regulatory framework.

The New DIFC Insolvency Law
19/06/2019

The New DIFC Insolvency Law

On 30th May 2019, His His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, enacted a new DIFC Insolvency Law, Law No. 1 of 2019 for the DIFC.

Abu Dhabi Global Markets (ADGM) on the new Crypto Asset Regulation
12/06/2019

Abu Dhabi Global Markets (ADGM) on the new Crypto Asset Regulation

The ADGM has emerged as a leading international financial center in the Middle East with the implementation of a regulatory instrument on crypto currency.

UAE’s New Gold Card Permanent Residency System
12/06/2019

UAE’s New Gold Card Permanent Residency System

Under the direction of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the government of UAE had previously announced the establishment of a new visa scheme that would allow permanent residency to foreign residents.

Guide to Termination of Employment
29/04/2019

Guide to Termination of Employment

The primary piece of legislation on employment in the UAE is the Federal Law No 8 of 1980 titled ‘The Labour Law’. It governs all seven emirates and applies to all employed personnel within the emirate apart from a few.

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’.

Trilingual interactive service for labour cases in Abu Dhabi
28/02/2019

Trilingual interactive service for labour cases in Abu Dhabi

The Abu Dhabi Judicial Department (ADJD) has introduced the Hindi Language in the interactive forms of statement of claims filed before courts, alongside Arabic and English in labour cases.

Summary Cases Court launched in Abu Dhabi
05/02/2019

Summary Cases Court launched in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi has launched a new dispute resolution court, the Summary Cases Court, with a particular focus on breaches of employment law.

Issuance of UAE’s long-term residence permit begins
05/02/2019

Issuance of UAE’s long-term residence permit begins

The long-term residence visas that were announced will officially begin issuance on February 3 per the Cabinet of the UAE.