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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.

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5 Tips to remember after a road accidents in UAE

It is usually impossible to know when would you have prevented the accident, but it is possible to know what can be prevented after the accident especially in UAE. Most drivers in UAE have found themselves in unfortunate major or minor road accidents in UAE at some point in time. Legal Consultants in Dubai will give five important tips to consider post the road accident.

Legal Consultants in Dubai: Discussing Legality of Verbal Contracts

A verbal contract is valued as much as the paper it is written on. While discussing and preparing for an important case, I found myself thinking the legalities of verbal contracts and the misconception towards their unenforceability.

DUE DILIGENCE: Importance In Acquisition

Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) can be as critical as it seems exciting for any entity's growth and development. If successful, it can assist both the companies to gain a significant share in the market and earn profits. If not successful, it can lead to a different story altogether. 

Abetting in Crime: Criminal accountability for parties involved

NOT JUST A CRIMINAL ACT WILL MAKE YOU A CRIMINAL So, the plan is that "A will enter the apartment wearing women's abaya with a key provided by C, B will wait outside in the car, and once we complete the act, we will keep the money at D's place." The plan is simple, and everyone is aware of their role in the act.

Drinking alcohol in UAE: How to avoid jail time?

Foreign expatriates residing or visiting UAE must always be aware of the rules and regulations of the country in order to avoid detention. 

Recent Amendments in the Civil Law Procedure

UAE Legislators on 9 December 2018 issued a Decision of Council of Ministers Number 57 of 2018 (the Decision) regarding the recent amendments in Federal Law Number 11 of 1992 concerning the UAE Civil Procedure Code (the Civil Law). 

Visa Extension for Divorced Women

UAE Federal Law Number 6 of 1973 concerning entry and residence of foreign national as thereafter amended by Federal Law No. 13 of 1996 regarding the Immigration Law (Immigration law) along with several ministerial decisions governs the rules and regulations pertaining to the issuance of visas in the country. 

New Administrative Fines Imposed by the UAE Insurance Authority

March 2019 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Afridi & Angell.

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On 6 January 2019, UAE Cabinet Resolution No. 7 of 2019 Concerning the Administrative Fines Imposed by the Insurance Authority was published in the UAE Official Gazette, which lists a total of 204 items that are considered to be violations by the Insurance Authority and their corresponding penalties. This resolution will come into force on 6 April 2019 and will apply to any person, company or insurance-related professional that commits any of the violations listed in the resolution. 

Inheritance Under Muslim Law: Framework of Sharia Law

The principal source of law of inheritance in UAE is Shariah and on the basis of which several Federal Laws have been promulgated.

Travel Ban in UAE: All you need to know

The freedom of movement and residence will be granted within limits of laws” quotes from Article 29 of the UAE constitution offers freedom and simultaneously curtail it on the basis of law. It implies that everyone enjoys the freedom to travel inside and outside the country unless specifically objected by law through a travel ban.