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ANALYSIS: A new guide for financial services firms on the operation of VAT in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) should be welcomed by the industry as it clears up some ambiguity and puts in black and white the treatments being applied across the board. 19 Feb 2019
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is set to introduce a new regime to regulate the enforcement of foreign arbitral awards and judgments. 15 Feb 2019
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.
This guide was last updated in December 2012.
The Abu Dhabi courts have added a new arm to resolve employment disputes, designed to speed up the process of litigating labour-related matters. 10 Jan 2019
Retail banks operating in Bahrain have until the end of this month to outline how they intend to the implement 'open banking' required by new regulations. 08 Jan 2019