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  • Fortifying Cyber Presence

    by Stephen Jiew - 

    RIVOLI triumphs in wresting from a competitor

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  • Summary Winding Up of Jebel Ali Free Zone Offshore Companies Avoiding Delay

    by Bilal Al Sabbah - 

    Introduction and Scope of this Article: The unprecedented financial crunch experienced globally has forced many businesses to question their existing corporate structures, and also to consider ways...

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  • New Maritime Law

    by Omar Omar - 

    The New Maritime Law is about to be endorsed. These are very exciting times for the Al Tamimi Maritime, Aviation & Insurance lawyers and indeed, many others, who have been involved with amendments to...

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  • Khaled Saqqaf presents in Washington DC at the TRACE Annual Member Forum

    TRACE (A leading anti-bribery training and compliance organization) where Khaled Saqqaf, special counsel, Head of the Corporate & Commercial department in both the Jordan & Iraq offices, presented...

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  • New Year’s Resolutions

    by Rebecca Ford - 

    The beginning of 2011 has seen a number of new Cabinet and Ministerial Resolutions hitting the headlines as they have wide-ranging effects on labour relations in the UAE.

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  • Saudi Arabia - New Web Publishing Law

    by Salah Deeb - 

    Saudi Arabia has recently announced new implementing regulations for web publication (the “Regulations”) which will come into force after one month from publication in the official gazette.

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  • Leasing in the Jebel Ali Free Zone

    by Sydene Helwick

    The Jebel Ali Free Zone (“JAFZ”) was established under Decree No. (1) of 1985 and is an economic zone located in the Jebel Ali area of Dubai, United Arab Emirates administered by the JAFZ Authority.

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  • Al Tamimi & Company Profile

    Established in 1989, Al Tamimi & Company is the largest law firm in the Middle East region today. We employ more than 365 staff, with offices throughout the UAE in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah as...

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  • Arbitration in the Region

    by Robert Karrar-Lewsley - 

    The popularity of arbitration in the Middle East continues to grow, and in January 2010 Bahrain’s BCDR-AAA became the latest in a number of arbitration centres to open in the region.

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  • The Formalities of an Arbitration Award

    by Suzanne Abdallah - 

    Claim and facts of the case: Party A filed a suit before the Dubai Court of First Instance seeking a judgment confirming an arbitration award in which Party B and Party C, a joint venture, were...

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  • Developments in Arbitration

    by Robert Karrar-Lewsley - 

    Parties engaged in arbitration are, broadly speaking, free to decide how evidence is to be taken and handled during the arbitral process.

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  • In Focus - Property

    Al Tamimi & Company’s Property Practice provides a comprehensive range of legal services across the Middle East, covering all areas relevant to the property industry.

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  • Can Offshore Companies Own Properties in Dubai?

    by Mohammed Kawasmi - 

    Law No. 7 of 2006 Concerning Real Property Registration in the Emirate of Dubai (“Law No. 7”) regulates foreign ownership in Dubai.

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  • Murabaha Contracts

    by Suzanne Abdallah & Majd Baroudi  - 

    A commercial action was filed by an individual resident (“the Claimant”) against a PSC company in Dubai (“the Defendant”).

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  • Void, Defective or Suspended Contracts

    by Zafer Sheikh Oghli  - 

    The ongoing and rapid development of property-focused legislation in the Emirate of Dubai together with the large quantity of property decisions being made by the Dubai Courts, particularly the Court...

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  • Al Tamimi & Company supports WIPO and Dubai SME in ‘Training the Trainers’ on IP Asset Management

    The World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), along with the Mohammad Bin Rashid Establishment for SME Development (an agency of the Dubai Economic Department), recently organised a course...

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  • Al Tamimi & Company Re-Elected to the Board of BPG

    Omar Obeidat, Partner and Head of Al Tamimi’s IP/IT Department, was re-elected to the Board of Directors of the Brand Owners Protection Group (BPG).

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  • Al Tamimi and TECOM work together to promote ICT in the UAE

    David Yates, Head of Commercial IP and Technology, and his team have collaborated with business parks Dubai Internet City and Dubai Outsource Zone to produce the first edition of a newsletter “ICT in...

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  • IP Laws and Practice: Developments in Iraq and Yemen

    by Mohammed Ali - 
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  • JTI counterfeit awareness workshop in Germany

    In November 2010, Munir Suboh, an associate of the IP/IT Department, along with six senior inspectors of Dubai Customs, travelled to Germany to attend a highly specialized, anti-counterfeiting...

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