Foolish to fake it: risks and penalties of not following Emiratisation rules

“The UAE government policy to support Emiratisation or increased participation of UAE nationals in the private sector workforce has been around for several years now,” states Dr Laura Voda. “Other GCC states including Saudi, Oman,…

Identifying factors driving the progress of the UAE’s Maritime Industry

The UAE’s unique location at the crossroads of global shipping routes and its constant drive towards innovation has enabled it to become one of the leading international maritime hubs. The maritime sector is a key…

New compliance requirements in the UAE labour market in 2023

The new year has brought with it changes in the legal landscape in the UAE, especially in relation to employment and governance of labour relations. This Article deals specifically with two laws that employees and…

Changes in the UAE Tax Residency – To come into force in March 2023

Cabinet Decision No. 85 of 2022 on the Determination of the Tax Domicile (hereinafter referred to as the “Decision”) is the newest development in the tax related legislation of UAE. The Decision will come into…

UAE Labour Law – The New Clause: Abrogation of maximum (3) three years term of the labour contract

On 15 September 2022 the UAE government issued a Federal Degree Law No. 14 of 2022 “the Amendment”, concerning the amendment of some provisions of Federal Decree Law No. 33 of 2021 on Regulation of Labour Relations.…

What you need to know: The recent Unemployment Insurance Law No. 13 of 2022

On 15 September 2022 the UAE government issued a Federal Degree Law No. 13 of 2022 concerning Unemployment Insurance (“the Law”), which came into force on 29 September 2022 and applied to all workers (UAE…

Fichte & Co Legal marks its presence at the Saudi Maritime Congress 2022

Fichte & Co Legal marks its presence at the Saudi Maritime Congress 2022   Jasmin Fichte moderated the ‘Ports in Focus: Enabling trade, enhancing port standards and embracing technology’ session  Dammam, Saudi Arabia – 29…

We did it again: Leading law firm Fichte & Co is now the first LLC registered law firm in the UAE.

The firm is committed to constantly evolving and growing by welcoming new partners and granting its continuity  Dubai – United Arab Emirates –22 of September, 2022: After earning many landmark judgments for its clients, Fichte…

The interpretation of “otherwise” in a Jurisdiction Clause

On 29 July 2022, the English Commercial court rendered a decision in Al Mana Lifestyle Trading LLC & Ors v United Fidelity Insurance Company PSC & Ors [2022] EWHC 2049 (Comm) case, whereby the claim…

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