New Markets Law

New Markets Law

LegalNews July 4, 2012 0

From July 5th the DFSA’s new Markets Law comes into effect and will have a far reaching impact on the DIFC.

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Currency risk and your business

Businesses should consider taking action to protect their position from the effects of the dropping Euro.

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 The Department of Economic Development (DED) will implement the 120 days hassle free licence initiative, aimed to give businesses in Dubai a head start and promote the Emirate’s competitiveness, by the end of 2012. The initiative, being implemented under the directives of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum,... Read more
Levelling the legal playing field
As with most legal cases in most jurisdictions, proceedings can prove time-consuming and costly for both parties involved. But new legislation has armed the courts in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) with the ammunition to handle a wider scope of disputes for a reduced fee. With less than... Read more
The laws governing commercial transactions
Traders who are registered to do business in the UAE, or do business with companies or persons that are based in the UAE should be aware of the laws that affect their business and how to protect themselves against any potential liability that they may encounter in the course... Read more
The Business Registration & Licensing (BRL) Division of the Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED) recently organised a workshop on the business registration system for representatives of law firms in Dubai. The initiative was intended to enable law firms to use DED’s data and process BRL services (to establish... Read more
Following a comprehensive revision of the ICC Rules of Arbitration which came into effect earlier last month, the International Chamber of Commerce United Arab Emirates (ICC UAE) will host a workshop on how these new revised rules will enhance the efficiency of ICC Arbitrations. The workshop will be attended... Read more
Negotiating licensing contracts
In the second part of the series on commercialising an idea, Geethalakshmi R., CEO and Managing Partner, Associated Business Attorneys, discusses the processes involved with negotiating licensing contracts. Negotiating forms is an integral part of any technical agreement. Whenever you face a situation that implies negotiation there are certain... Read more
The International Bar Association (IBA) host committee is offering scholarships to cover travel, accommodation and registration costs for 50 Young Arab lawyers to attend its global annual conference which will take place from 30th October to 4th November in Dubai. This is the first time the prestigious event will... Read more
Knowing your worth
Have you ever wondered what the asset value of your intellectual property is, asks Geethalashmi R., CEO and Managing Partner, Associated Business Attorneys. Let’s start with answering a few questions: Do you sell ideas? Is your business profile service oriented? Is your business, product, or service exclusive? Have you... Read more