The UAE plans to double its re-exports

The UAE Cabinet has approved the national agenda for re-export development 2030, comprising of 24 initiatives and programs aimed at doubling re-exporting from the UAE over the next seven years.

UAE issues Resolution for percentage of Emirati lawyers and legal consultants in foreign law firms and legal consultancy offices.

Effective from 2 January 2023, Resolution No. 105 of 2022 in relation to percentage of Emirati lawyers and legal consultants in foreign law firm and legal consultancy offices.

Dubai government launches the Dubai Economic Agenda ‘D33’.

On 4 January 2023, the Dubai government launched the Dubai Economic Agenda (‘D33’) with a view to grow the economy of Dubai by 2033 and position itself in one of the topmost global cities in the world.

Galadari Advocates and Legal Consultants promotion round continues with Corporate & Commercial lawyer Gerry Rogers nomination as Partner

Galadari Advocates continues to strengthen its corporate & commercial practice with Gerry Rogers promoted to Partner in the firm’s DIFC office.

Galadari Advocates & Legal Consultants strengthens their offering and market position further with the promotion of Partner Raka Roy

Galadari Advocates & Legal Consultants (Galadari) is pleased to announce the promotion of Intellectual Property and Data Protection Lawyer Raka Roy to Partner, as part of the firm’s strategic plans to bolster our commercial offerings.

Galadari Advocates & Legal Consultants appoints Matthew Donovan as Partner

Galadari Advocates& Legal Consultants, one of the leading integrated law firms in the region,announces the appointment of Matthew Donovan as a partner based in the firm’sheadquarters in Dubai.

And It Was the IP Strategy That Made My Business Plan Edgy!

For both Ariana and Asma it was critical that their respective business plans get accepted. While Araina was trying to win the investors for her start up, Asma wanted her much awaited promotion from the board of directors. While Ariana did crack the deal,sadly Asma didn’t.

Out with the Old, In With the New: Comparing DIFC and ADGM Arbitration Law

The UAE has implemented a major initiative to update its laws and procedures, by adopting best international practice to encourage foreign direct investment and trade more generally with the UAE. There was a new Companies Law in 2015, a Bankruptcy Law in 2016, tax laws in 2017, and a Federal Arbitration Law and Foreign Direct …

Are Security Cheques Still an Effective Form of Security in Dubai?

Cheques are the most commonly used commercial paper in the UAE not only because they are used as a method of payment, but also, because they are the only commercial paper secured by the provisions of the UAE’s Penal Code (the “Penal Code”)to enhance confidence in cheques as a form of payment. As a result, …

Arbitration in The UAE Under the New Arbitration Law

Arbitration practice and procedure has developed rapidly in the UAE, and the courts now take a far more pro-active role in supporting the arbitration process and enforcing arbitral awards. This movement can be seen progressively in Cassation Court judgments over the past ten years and is now recognised in Federal Law No. 6 of 2018 …