As the impact of coronavirus pandemic continues to shake the global economy, there has been a significant effect on many commercial and business matters, including M&A transactions, causing time delays and disruptions. Associate, Dr. Laura Voda talks about the impact on smaller companies and anti-competition legislation.
Real Estate sector in the UAE is one of the most important sectors in the national economy. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread like a wildfire, the UAE property market is facing various constraints such as reduced demand and delayed business decisions. Many private landlords in the UAE have stopped enforcing penalty clauses on rental contracts. Our Associate, Dr. Laura Voda talks about the COVID-19 impact on the real estate and construction industry in the UAE.
It’s completely normal to feel stressed, angry, confused, scared and sad during a crisis like this. How are you all coping with the stress?
At Fichte & Co, we advised our team to prioritize mental health more than anything in this situation. We are dealing with our emotions by involving ourselves in a lot of fun activities and staying connected with one another remotely.
COVID-19 has already caused massive disruption in many industries and businesses are facing financial difficulties. Our Partner,Alessandro Tricoli talks about the current challenges in the banking sector in the UAE during this corona economic crisis.
Over the last few days, we have received a large number of enquiries from both employers and employees about the impact of COVID-19 and what they should be doing from an employment law or HR perspective. Our Senior Associate, Shehab Mamdouh answered the frequently asked questions.
The pandemic has massively affected the way people operate, around the globe. In this crisis, most of the organizations have no contingency plan in place to deal with the Coronavirus outbreak. Our Managing Partner, Jasmin Fichte talks about the steps businesses can take to help overcome the current situation.
Marine Community Golf Tournament
Fichte & Co participated and sponsored Marine Community Golf Tournament 2019.
A rental dispute usually arises when one has exhausted all sorts of communications and cannot reach a settlement with his/her landlord. Our Senior Associate and Litigator, Shehab Mamdouh, who has been handling a large number of real estate matters,has answered some of the frequently asked questions.
Our Senior Associate and Litigator, Shehab Mamdouh talks about what Fichte & Co has to offer the marine insurance market.
Our Partner and Head of Shipping Litigation, Ravi P. Jawani MICS talks about how the firm has grown from pure maritime to insurance maritime law firm. Ravi, who handles major marine insurance issues and provides legal advisory and consultation, also talks about Fichte & Co’s vision and the series of insurance roundtable meetings planned with the government to add more value to the marine insurance market.
Fichte & Co Seminar Tackles the IMO 2020 with the Forces of UAE and Singapore
The seminar aligned both the UAE and Singapore with the vision of the International Maritime Organization as the 2020 sulphur cap lurks around the corner.
Seafarers stranded onboard for over 3 years in UAE
Must See!! The UAE Federal Transport Authority-Land & Maritime(FTA) and Fichte & Co are assisting 40 stranded Seafarers on 10 vessels who have not been paid for over 2 years! You need to watch the video to get an idea what “unseaworthy” means! Seafarers deserve better! 90% of Goods are transported by Sea! Ever thought where we would be without these crews?! Treat them with the respect they deserve!!
Cyber Security Breakfast Seminar
We got great feedback from people who attended our Breakfast Seminar on Cyber Security from a Legal and Insurance perspective last week.
We realised that all of us have cyber security concerns, but only a fraction take action.
Thank you Marasi News for the media coverage.
EMAC Breakfast Seminar
The Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre Seminar on Sunday 11 March, 2018 was presented by our Partner, Alessandro Tricoli advising on ship sale and purchase disputes.
The session was focused on potential issues in ship sale and purchase agreements and to what extent arbitration provides a reliable way to address possible disputes. Attended by both legal and commercial maritime stakeholders, it is evident that there is a clear appetite for a better understanding of how arbitration and mediation can facilitate time and cost savings when faced with a potential case.
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The UAE Legal Guide Book Launch
The Book launch took place at the Capital Club, DIFC on March 5, 2018.
Managing Partner, Jasmin Fichte, Ravi P. Jawani – Partner, and Senior Associates – Moaz Forawi & Shehab Mamdouh have shown great teamwork towards the contribution of the book.
Fichte & Co Staff Iftar 2018
This year we hosted an iftar gathering for the Fichte staff at the Meydan Hotel.
Jasmin Fichte gives an exclusive interview to Seatrade Maritime Middle East
Jasmin Fichte, Managing Partner at Fichte & Co. speaks exclusively to the Seatrade Maritime Middle East team about; the top legal trends in the maritime industry for 2018, the key opportunities and challenges for maritime digitalisation, the attraction of doing business in the GCC and what should the maritime industry be most optimistic about .
Managing Partner Jasmin Fichte chaired a lively panel discussion on ‘the legal requirements of the bunker industry’ at FUJCON 2017 and addresses the key points during an interview.
Abu Dhabi Office Launch Event
Esteemed guest speaker, Rashed Al Hebsi, CEO of Tasneef, Emirates Classification Society and more than 150 VIP guests and stakeholders were in attendance at the very successful launch event, to mark the official opening of its new office in Abu Dhabi, Fichte & Co LLP.
“By cementing our presence in the capital, we are able to offer both new and existing clients a faster, more tailored service, in line with Abu Dhabi’s own laws and regulatory framework” said Ziad Touma, Partner and head of the Abu Dhabi office.
The Maritime Standard Awards
An excellent evening with The Maritime Standard and proud winners of the “Maritime Law Firm of the Year” award.
Compliance with STCW Manila Amendments Fast Approaching
Jasmin Fichte, Managing Partner of Fichte & Co. Legal explaining the STCW Manila Amendments that entered into force on 1st January 2012 and had a 5 year grace period until 1st January 2017.
Iran sanctions and opportunities
Middle East Offshore Support Journal Conference interview about the potential in Iran’s offshore industry when EU and US sanctions are lifted.
Marasi News TV exclusively interviewed Jasmine fichte – Managing Partner of Fichte & Co – Who talked about her participation in Maracad 2016 conference representing WISTA (Women International Shipping and Trading Association.)
Fichte & Co 10th Anniversary Party
A big event for our clients and invited guests.