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  • Safeguarding 3.0: The Executive Regulations of the Child Rights Law

    Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: United Arab EmiratesServices: Legal
    Guaranteeing the safety and wellbeing of children and young people is of paramount importance to every nation. The UAE Federal Law No. (3) of 2016 (the ‘Child Rights Law’) embodies this basic principle. Even though the Child Rights Law includes provisions that were already regulated by former existing UAE laws, it is still considered a major development in this area.
  • A Law to Regulate Finance Leases in the UAE

    Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: United Arab EmiratesServices: Legal
    Leasing has become an increasingly important mode of finance for companies, particularly in the case of financing of expensive capital equipment (such as machinery, equipment, vehicular assets, vessels, aircrafts) and for individuals, particularly in the case of financing of real estate and motor vehicles.
  • An Impending ‘Good Samaritan’ law in the UAE and how it could Impact the Sports Industry

    Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: United Arab EmiratesServices: Legal
    Good Samaritan laws are statutory provisions that offer legal protection to people who give reasonable assistance to those who are, or whom they reasonably believe to be, injured, ill, in peril, or otherwise incapacitated. The protection is intended to reduce bystanders’ (including, in the sporting context, volunteers’) hesitation to assist, for fear of being sued or prosecuted for unintentional injury or wrongful death. The principle of the...
  • The Dubai Court of Cassation clarifies the Position on the Interpretation of Back-to-Back Clauses

    Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: United Arab EmiratesServices: Legal
    Back-to-back clauses are a regular feature in, not only, construction but also general commercial agreements. Although, they may come in different variations tailored to specific contracts, a back-to-back clause is in broad terms, an agreement that a Sub-contractor will not be entitled to payment from a Main Contractor unless payment has been received by the ultimate client or Back-to-back clauses are a regular feature in, not only, construction...
  • BLACKROCK RECEIVES BIDS FOR LOS RAMONES MEXICAN PIPELINE

    Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: United Arab EmiratesCanada...Industries: Banking & Finance
    At least four international investors presented bids in May for BlackRock and First Reserve’s Los Ramones Phase II Norte and Sur pipeline holdings, according to three sources familiar.
  • UAE: Women & youth empowerment via Federal Council elections

    Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: United Arab EmiratesIndustries: All
    The latest estimates released by the Central Bank of the UAE suggest economic growth this year will fall far short of previous forecasts. They are more pessimistic than those from the IMF.
  • SCA enables electronic invitation, registration of attendance and e-voting in general meetings of listed PJSCs

    Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: United Arab EmiratesIndustries: Information Technology
    As part of its efforts to streamline governance requirements and enhance the use of technology in securities markets, the United Arab Emirates Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) has issued Resolution No. (03/RM) of 2019 amending Resolution No. (7/RM) of 2016 concerning Standards of Institutional Discipline and Governance in Public Joint Stock Companies (PJSC Governance Rules).
  • Healthcare - UAE Foreign Direct Investment Developments

    Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: United Arab EmiratesIndustries: Healthcare
    Pursuant to the Federal Decree Law No. 19 of 2018 (“Foreign Direct Investment Decree”), which permitted 100% foreign ownership by global investors in the UAE mainland, a ‘Positive List’ was released on Monday, 1 July, 2019, with the Dubai government announcing that “a resolution allowing 100 per cent foreign ownership in UAE's 122 economic sectors [was adopted], giving foreigners 100 per cent ownership of their investment.
  • Provisions of the new resolution regarding medical liability in the UAE

    Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: United Arab EmiratesIndustries: HealthcareServices: Legal
    The new UAE Cabinet Resolution no. 40 of 2019 (“Resolution”) provides necessary additional details to implement the provisions of the Medical Liability Law (Federal Law Decree No (4) of 2016 concerning medical liability).
  • The ‘Real Estate Lawyer’ Initiative - Dubai

    Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: United Arab EmiratesIndustries: Real Estate & ConstructionServices: Legal
    The Dubai Land Department (“DLD”) has announced the launch of a new initiative known as the 'Real Estate Lawyer', in partnership with Al Tamimi & Company.
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