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Press releases and law firm thought leadership

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

 

An Interview With Jasamin Fichte

November 2018. Press Releases by Fichte & Co Legal Consultancy (view listing).

A homemaker, a mother, a passionate golf player and a Managing Partner of one of the leading law firms in the UAE, Jasamin Fichte is an inspiration to many. If there is one thing the maritime lawyer could do with, it‚Äôs more time. To read a good book, go for a quiet walk, maybe finish that Ph.D. on wreck removal, and then there‚Äôs a golf handicap that needs some serious work. In an exclusive interview with, Trade Winds, The Global Shipping News Source, Jasamin Fichte talks about her life so far.

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An Exclusive Interview with Fairplay

November 2018. Press Releases by Fichte & Co Legal Consultancy (view listing).

Shipping has historically been a male-dominated industry and that tradition runs long and deep. There are just a handful of women who have taken the initiative to be a part of this rat race. In an exclusive interview with IHS Maritime & Trade - Fairplay, our Managing Partner, Jasamin Fichte talks about her commitments towards the cause of turning Dubai into a global shipping hub.

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Is UAE Maritime Court in the Pipeline?

November 2018. Press Releases by Fichte & Co Legal Consultancy (view listing).

The UAE is steadily climbing the ranks of the leading nations in the global maritime industry, and this requires a process of constant development and reform. With more than 17 years of experience in the UAE maritime sector, our Managing Partner, Jasamin Fichte, who deals with the UAE Litigation on a daily basis, stated - 'Looking at the current UAE court system it is apparent that it is not in sync with international standards and not easily accessible'.

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New law to provide flexibility in job market

November 2018. Press Releases by Fichte & Co Legal Consultancy (view listing).

It will hugely enhance the current labour market, say lawyers

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Enforcement Of Foreign Judgements 2018

November 2018. Press Releases by Fichte & Co Legal Consultancy (view listing).

Fichte & Co is thrilled to announce our contribution to  Enforcement of Foreign Judgement 2018.

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Let's talk all things bitcoin

November 2018. Press Releases by Fichte & Co Legal Consultancy (view listing).

In 2013, when a forum member made a typo in a post to announce - in all caps - that he was "hodling," he had no idea that the term would go viral. And so, 'hodl' was born (meaning to hold on to rather than sell), along with many other phrases and urban slang that have since surfaced, thanks to the digital trend that is Bitcoin.

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Will The New UAE Maritime Law Serve Shipowners?

November 2018. Press Releases by Fichte & Co Legal Consultancy (view listing).

Geographically, as being in the centre of the World, UAE is arguably an ‚Äúideal‚ÄĚ Maritime location. Talking about the new hashtag #Maritime law, our Managing Partner, Jasamin Fichte focuses on some of the key issues that need to be immediately addressed should UAE desire to remain in the league of Maritime nations with a thriving Maritime industry. This article was first published on Marasi News magazine.

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UAE legal guide to be launched for expats

November 2018. Press Releases by Fichte & Co Legal Consultancy (view listing).

The 243 page handbook simplifies the complexity of the current Arabic legal law.

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Is it illegal to trade in cryptos in absence of regulations in UAE?

November 2018. Press Releases by Fichte & Co Legal Consultancy (view listing).

Any legal dispute related to crypto assets will be handled "in exactly the same way as any other dispute.

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Dubai Maritime City Authority completes initial stage of Maritime Advisory Council

November 2018. Press Releases by Fichte & Co Legal Consultancy (view listing).

Council preparing for further enhancement in competitiveness of Dubai maritime sector

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Breakfast With EMAC: Seminar Advises On Ship Sale And Purchase Disputes

November 2018. Press Releases by Fichte & Co Legal Consultancy (view listing).

Dubai, UAE, 11 March, 2018: Continuing its aim to facilitate the ongoing dialogue between the region’s legal experts and maritime industry professionals, the Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC) hosted its third successful breakfast session of 2018 on 11 March at its offices in DIFC.

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VAT registration to increase substantially

November 2018. Press Releases by Fichte & Co Legal Consultancy (view listing).

The number of companies registering with the Federal Tax Authority for value-added tax (VAT) will increase substantially - especially from the retail and F&B sectors - over the coming months as some of the businesses are still preparing to register for new tax regime.

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Fichte & Co Legal Consultancy wins Finance Monthly Law Awards 2013...

July 2013. Press Releases by Fichte & Co Legal Consultancy (view listing).

We are pleased to announce that Fichte & Co has won the Finance Monthly Law Awards 2013 for "Corporate and Commercial Law Firm of the Year." The Finance Monthly Law Awards recognize law firms and legal professionals who have outperformed their peers through dedication to client service, innovation and industry knowledge.

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Fichte & Co has been successfully chosen as the winner of the “Shipping Law Firm of the Year in...

August 2012. Press Releases by Fichte & Co Legal Consultancy (view listing).

the UAE‚ÄĚ by the Corporate Intl Global Awards 2012

The 2012 awards have commemorated those who have been active and shown excellence in expertise over the past 12 months. Fichte & Co had been nominated for the category and shortlisted after research and extensive reviews were conducted by the Corporate Intl magazine to identify Leading law firms throughout the world.  

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Legal Developments by:
Fichte & Co.

  • DIFC Entities: Are You Compliant with the New Ultimate Beneficial Ownership Regulations?

    The deadline to comply with the Ultimate Beneficial Ownership Regulations was 12 February 2019. However, the DIFC is offering a 30-day grace period. Our Senior Associate, Priyasha Corrie summarised the key points you should take note of, if complying with the new UBO regulations. At Fichte & Co. we assist in filing UBO details on the DIFC client portal, and also with preparing UBO register.
    - Fichte & Co Legal Consultancy

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