A Glance in the New Insurance Law in the UAE

In a significant development for the insurance sector, the recently published New Insurance Law on 31 October 2023, set to be enforced from 30 November 2023, marks an important moment in the regulatory landscape of…

Federal Decree Law No. 43 of 2023 regarding Maritime Law – Download your translation here

The Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure (MOEI) has unveiled the forthcoming Federal Decree-Law No. 43 of 2023 regarding Maritime Law (the “2023 Maritime Law”), slated to come into force from March 2024. This legislation marks…

A New Era for The Shipping Sector in the UAE

A New Era for The Shipping Sector in the UAE The Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure (MOEI) has unveiled the forthcoming Federal Decree Law No. 43 of 2023 regarding Maritime Law (the “2023 Maritime Law”),…

Dubai issues new Decision on Transparency of Local Sea Container Charges in Dubai

In its continuous endeavours to promote best commercial practices and fair competition in the maritime sector of the Emirate of Dubai and to increase transparency and accountability in relation to the application of Sea Container…

New High Court judgment reconfirms enforcement actions in UAE to be honored in UK, despite assets being transferred to escape creditors

  In 2022, the UAE Ministry of Justice confirmed there is reciprocity between the UAE and Great Britain and Northern Ireland with regards to enforcement in judicial matters. This happened after the landmark Lenkor [1]…

The Curious Case of Causation

‘FULL AHEAD’ ordered the Master on the Bridge, and so the fully laden good old bulk carrier, which has weathered many a storm in its more than two decades at sea, complemented by a seasoned…

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…

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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