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UAE amends the Labour Law
The amendments introduce equal treatment for male and female employees in respect of compensation and parental leave ...
Dubai Family Ownership of Common Property Law
The Law also aims to provide a legal framework for maintaining continuity of family ownership and avoiding division of businesses amongst family members ...
Assignment of Patent Rights
The potential value of patents, or patent applications, cannot be understated. Only the owner of a patent has the exclusive right to exploit its value to exclusion of all other parties ...
UAE Foreign Direct Investment Law vs GCC Customs Exemption
By Charles Laubach and Saurbh Kothari, Afridi & Angell
Patent filing strategies in the GCC
If you are interested in protecting your technology in the region, the question shouldn’t be where to patent your technology but how.
Electronic signatures: A comparison of the electronic regulations in the GCC
The shift towards the use of digital documents has never been more timely or relevant.
United Arab Emirates Related News
UAE amends the Labour Law
The amendments introduce equal treatment for male and female employees in respect of compensation and parental leave ...
A rapid response has been needed to control the coronavirus outbreak, but it remains to be seen how permanent the changes will be ...
A rapid response has been needed to control the coronavirus outbreak, but it remains to be seen how permanent the changes will be ...
Electronic signatures: A comparison of the electronic regulations in the GCC
The shift towards the use of digital documents has never been more timely or relevant.
The impact of Covid-19 on Mena M&A
The pandemic will undoubtedly cause lasting economic and societal changes that will affect the way that deals are conducted.
Electronic signatures in the UAE: what you need to know
Electronic signatures were not common before the Covid-19 lockdown, but the legal framework is well established.
Relief for employers during Covid-19 epidemic
The UAE has introduced measures that employers in the private sector may progressively resort to during the current period.
M&A in the UAE & KSA — The evolving legal landscape
The outlook for acquisition activity in the region is positive, though much will depend on the impact of Covid-19 ...
Compliance with official measures to combat Covid-19 made mandatory
Significant responsibility for ensuring compliance with directives to stop the spread of Covid-19 has been delegated to the law enforcement authorities of the UAE.
Recent measures implemented by the UAE authorities in response to Covid-19
Noteworthy measures that have been implemented by various UAE authorities to date.
UAE – Dynamism in business and dispute resolution in the Gulf
With a variety of new legislation in the emirates, Louise Bowmaker of Horizons & Co looks at some of the most significant recent and upcoming changes ...