Everything You Need to Know about FIDIC Contract in the UAE

Introduction The International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) is an international organization best known for developing standard contracts forms for the construction and engineering industry. Due to the rapid construction growth during the last 20…

Director Liabilities Under UAE Laws

There are various provisions under Federal Law no. 2 of 2015 on the Commercial Companies Law (“CCL”) which relate to directors’ and managers’ liabilities and duty of care. The CCL is the most referenced legislation…

All You Need to Know About Debt Recovery Procedures in the UAE

Debts can be traced back to that time before the barter system. At that time, people exchanged services and goods for other services and goods in return. But, what if there were no current services…

Time-bars, time limits and deadlines for legal cases under UAE law

A time-bar (or a statute of limitations as known under common law jurisdictions) is a statutory time limit for the enforcement of a civil claim through legal proceedings. As such a time-bar normally does not…

Update: Ministerial Decision for Part-Time Contract Workers in the UAE

Key Considerations for Ministerial Decision no. 31 of 2018 Concerning Developing a New Employment System Under Part-Time Contracts (“Ministerial Resolution”) The Ministerial Resolution which allows part-time work in the UAE to be conducted without the…

Raising Start-Up Funding in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)

Entrepreneurs in MENA, just like their counterparts in many places around the world, often face a funding gap between the seed capital they raise from friends and family at an early stage, and what banks,…

7 Things You Need To Know Before You Go Freelance In The UAE

Many expats in the UAE are hesitant about going freelance despite the attractions of being your own boss. Here, we answer the key questions about freelancing. Is freelancing permitted in the UAE? Freelancing is permitted…

An Overview of the Appeal Process in Dubai Court

Dubai Court was founded in the year 1970 and has come to be known as prompt and equitable in the implementation of justice. Dubai Court is an integrated unit consisting of: The Court of First…

UPDATE: FTA Releases List of Designated Zones

The Federal Tax Authority has issued Cabinet Decision no. 59 of 2017 on Designated Zones (“Cabinet Decision”) for the purposes of Federal Law no. 8 of 2017 on Value Added Tax (“VAT Law”). Art. 50…

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