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Megan Tobella

DIFC Announces New Laws & Regulations

November, 2018
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As of November 12th, 2018, the following Laws and Regulations are effective in the DIFC:

Companies Law, DIFC Law No. 5 of 2018
Companies Regulations
Operating Law, DIFC Law No. 7 of 2018
Operating Regulations
Ultimate Beneficial Ownership Regulations

All companies operating within the jurisdiction of the DIFC […]

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The Legal 500 & The In-House Lawyer Comparative Legal Guide UAE: Bribery & Corruption

This country-specific Q&A, written by Jimmy Haoula and Tyne Hugo, provides an overview to bribery & corruption law in the UAE.
The Guide covers the definition of bribery, regulation, compliance, liability and enforcement as well as insight and opinion and any upcoming legal changes planned […]

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ICLG Data Protection 2018: UAE Chapter

BSA’s Rima Mrad and Nadim Bardawil contribute to the UAE Chapter of the ICLG Guide to Data Protection 2018. The Guide covers relevant legislation and competent authorities, definitions, territorial scope, key principles, individual rights, registration formalities and prior approval, appointment of a data protection officer and appointment […]

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UAE Update on Trademark Protection & Online Enforcement in Dubai

The UAE Trademark Department has issued an administrative decision to restrict the amending of trademark applications at the prosecution stage. In addition, the Dubai Economic Development Department has released a seasonal report to demonstrate their proactive approach to online enforcement, the removal of violating social media accounts and […]

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The Legal 500: 2nd Edition Insurance & Reinsurance Comparative Guide

Michael Kortbawi and Raghad Hammad contribute to the UAE Chapter of  The Legal 500: 2nd Edition Insurance & Reinsurance Comparative Guide.

This country-specific Q&A gives a pragmatic overview of the law and practice of insurance & reinsurance law in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

It […]

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