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This page is dedicated to keeping readers informed of the latest news and thought leadership articles from law firms across the globe.

If your firm wishes to publish press releases or articles, please contact Shehab Khurshid on +44 (0) 207 396 5689 or shehab.khurshid@legalease.co.uk

 

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Changes to Company Norms

August 2016 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Law House Advocates and Legal Consultants.

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Zouhdi Yakan, Partner at Law House Advocates & Legal Consultants, explains the implications of the new Federal Law No. 2 of 2015 concerning Commercial Companies on private joint stock companies.

Changes to Company Norms

August 2016 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Law House Advocates and Legal Consultants.

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Zouhdi Yakan, Partner at Law House Advocates & Legal Consultants, explains the implications of the new Federal Law No. 2 of 2015 concerning Commercial Companies on private joint stock companies.

No cap on judicial fees in Abu Dhabi: analysis and effects

May 2016 - Finance. Legal Developments by Law House Advocates and Legal Consultants.

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September 1 2014

Will the new legislation about court fees deter frivolous lawsuits or punish those with justifiably high claims? Zouhdi Yakan, Partner-Law House Advocates & Legal Consultants, weighs up the consequences.

Business law

May 2016 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Law House Advocates and Legal Consultants.

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June 24 2014

Camille Chamoun of Law House explains how a new law in the UAE is laying the foundations for knowledge-based economy

New rules for UAE companies

March 2016 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Law House Advocates and Legal Consultants.

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New rules for UAE companies 

Camille Chamoun, Partner at Law House, explains how the UAE’s new Commercial Companies Law will impact businesses in the UAE The eagerly awaited new Commercial Companies Law came into effect on 1 July 2015 as UAE Federal Law no. 2 of 2015, (CCL). Despite what was anticipated, the new law did not live up to the market’s expectations on several counts; primarily because it does not include the relaxing of the 51 per cent local UAE national ownership in Limited Liability Companies, which might be dealt with under a new Foreign Investment Law instead. The CCL does however introduce some new concepts, a couple of which introduced new dynamics and flexibility to the market and might assist the UAE to attract more foreign investments. Two of the concepts introduced in the CCL are holding companies and single shareholder companies.