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ANALYSIS: Insurers that move quickly have an opportunity to provide new kinds of services to the rapidly-expanding sharing economy, but established insurers face challenges from new companies with new, innovative products. 05 Apr 2019
Financial regulators in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have formally introduced new investment fund passporting protocols across the country. 12 Mar 2019
Redundancy is a sensitive and challenging topic in any jurisdiction. For companies operating in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the issue is particularly complex as the UAE Labour Law (Law No. 8 of 1980) does not set out any express statutory definition of...
Businesses liable for value-added tax (VAT) in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states will usually have to complete an apportionment exercise in order to correctly calculate the extent to which they are entitled to deduct the VAT they incur on their own purchases....
International businesses trading in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and Bahrain now have to register for and account for value added tax (VAT) on qualifying transactions.
The legal test for penalty clauses has recently changed, meaning that more clauses may be unenforceable and ineffective under English law.
While the law in the United Arab Emireates (UAE) generally recognises parties' freedom to contract as they see fit, there are mandatory provisions of the UAE Civil Code that will override any agreed risk allocation for adverse ground conditions.
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The president of Abu Dhabi has passed two new laws aimed at increasing foreign direct investment (FDI) into the emirate and regulating partnerships between the public and private sectors. 26 Feb 2019
ANALYSIS: After a busy 12 months in the development of labour laws in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the authorities look set to continue to focus on modernisation efforts in 2019. 26 Feb 2019