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Financial regulators in the UAE have agreed to implement a passporting regime, facilitating the licensing of funds by each regulator for promotion across the UAE. 06 Dec 2018
A contentious law under which arbitrators and court-appointed experts risked temporary imprisonment for breaching "the duty of objectivity and integrity" has been amended by the UAE legislature. 04 Dec 2018
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.
This guide was last updated in December 2014.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has approved a new long-term visa system aimed at attracting investors, entrepreneurs, and students, researchers and “specialised talents” in science and knowledge. 28 Nov 2018
ANALYSIS: Employment law in the Dubai International Financial Centre is set to be brought into line with international best practice through reforms expected to take effect in 2019. 26 Nov 2018