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Pot of gold or empty promise?

Gratuity is the windfall at the end of the employment rainbow for many UAE employees but few employers save for it. Emily Aryeetey explains why recent legislative developments are prompting employers to consider hedging this liability....

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E-justice, the future of law?

E-trials are set to make UAE’s judicial processes cost-efficient, business-friendly and time-saving. With the introduction of cutting-edge technology, Dubai Courts now makes it possible to file submissions online or appear for cases remotely through video-conferencing. The...

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New law, new concerns

Nayiri Boghossian calls for further clarity in the ratification and execution procedures of the UAE’s Arbitration Law. A lot has been published in the last couple of months about the new arbitration law issued by Federal...

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Can only two play that game?

Interim measures and non-parties to arbitrations: A comparative analysis of the approach of the English and DIFC Courts by Daniel Crowley and Timothy Killen of 2 Temple Gardens. Arbitration is a popular form of dispute resolution...

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Charting the way to maritime growth

Mohamad A. Nasser discusses corporate structuring in the light of UAE Cabinet resolution of May 20, 2018, and its impact on the marine industry. In its continuous strive to enhance the commercial environment, the UAE Cabinet...

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Merger control reform

Abdus Samad of Afridi & Angell examines the key provisions of the Competition Law and their effect on M&A transactions in the UAE.    For some years now, the UAE has had in place legislation to...

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The future of legal work

Eversheds Sutherland takes a closer look at the transformative impact of technology on the legal industry with a focus on empowerment, innovation and efficiency.  We live in a digital age and wherever we look, technology is...

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Getting back on track

Hadef & Partners analyses the recent decision by the Dubai Court of Cassation on Case 484/2017 that has provided some clarity on arbitrators’ liability in civil cases. It has been over one year since the amendment...

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Navigating the compliance maze

With evolving regulatory landscapes and organisational mandates, managing a global compliance programme can be challenging. Niloy Pyne of VFS Global shares an in-house perspective on implementing effective processes and operations… Managing compliances effectively for global entities...

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Alternatives to HMAs

Joby Beretta of The Bench explores the alternatives of hotel franchises, ‘manchises’ and leases and shares his take on the expected model of choice in the Middle East.  The Middle East hospitality industry has faced numerous...

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