Uncategorized
Punishment for safety violations in severe weather conditions

Punishment for safety violations in severe weather conditions

Authorities prompted people to stay indoors due to dust earlier this week UAE residents who expose themselves and others to dangers posed by poor weather conditions could be jailed for this irresponsible behaviour. The UAE witnessed dusty weather for two consecutive days earlier this week, reducing visibility and prompting authorities in the country to issue […]

Uncategorized
Travel ban

What are the consequences of the ban on leaving the UAE

Question: I am a Dubai resident. Under what circumstances can a travel ban be imposed on me over outstanding loans and credit card dues? How do I find if I have a travel ban?Response: Pursuant to you queries, it is assumed that you have outstanding personal loans and you are currently in the UAE. Therefore, […]

Uncategorized
Compensation to the builder for injuries in the amount of 2 million

Compensation to the builder for injuries in the amount of 2 million

The construction worker was compensated with Dh1.2 million for injury at the worksite.The man spent months in the hospital recovering and receiving treatment.An injured construction worker has been awarded Dh1.2 million in compensation after falling off the rooftop of a warehouse.The Asian worker had filed a lawsuit against the company and demanded compensation of Dh5 […]

Uncategorized
How do I gift real estate to my relatives?

How do I gift real estate to my relatives?

You are presumed to own real estate in Dubai and intend to transfer it to members of your first degree family. Therefore, the provisions of Executive Council Decree No. 30 of 2013 approving the Land Department Fees (“Dubai Land Department Fees Decree 2013”) are applicable to you. The Dubai Land Department only levies fees and […]

Uncategorized
What happens if an expat dies outside the UAE without a will?

What happens if an expat dies outside the UAE without a will?

Does the money go to a family member or is it confiscated by the bank? Q: What is the law regarding a bank account if an expatriate in the UAE dies untimely without registering a will in the country? Does the money go to the spouse/family member or is it confiscated by the bank?Answer: As […]

Uncategorized
new in social media laws

News in social media laws

Up to Dh1 million fine for violating UAE social media laws: 5 rules you must knowIndividuals must be careful not to violate the country’s cybercrime regulations as federally decreed:What is the rules of posting social media-! Pursuant to your queries, the provisions of Federal Decree Law No. 34 of 2021 on Combatting Rumours and Cybercrimes […]

Uncategorized
news of UAE legal reform

News of UAE legal reform

Legal reform is an important part of a modernising nation’s economic prosperity. The provision of an expert legal sector is fundamental to the success of business and commerce, and underpins the very fabric of our society. Located in a civil jurisdiction, Dubai made an admirably daring move almost 20 years ago when setting up the […]

Uncategorized
Drug trafficking death penalty overturned

Drug trafficking death penalty overturned

UAE drops death sentence for Israeli woman in drug case The lawyer representing an Israeli woman convicted on drug charges in the United Arab Emirates says the UAE has canceled a death sentence issued earlier this year JERUSALEM — The United Arab Emirates has canceled a death sentence issued earlier this year to an Israeli […]

Uncategorized
New draft commercial agency law

New draft commercial agency law

New draft commercial agency law to allow public joint-stock companies with at least 51% of national capital contribution to act as commercial agents: Minister of Economy ABU DHABI, 29th June, 2022 (WAM) — Abdullah bin Touq Al Marri, Minister of Economy, said the new draft federal law on the regulation of commercial agencies allows public […]