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  • THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE: LEGISLATIVE CHANGES REGARDING THE DIFC

    by Fiona Campbell  - 

    The Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed, has issued Law No. 7 of 2011, amending a number of Articles in the Original Law No. 9 of 2004 which established the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)...

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  • INSTRUCTIONS ON ANTI MONEY LAUNDERING AND COUNTER TERRORIST FINANCING IN SECURITIES ACTIVITIES IN JORDAN

    by Khaled Saqqaf - 

    Living in a world that is increasingly governed by the electronic nature of business and enterprise, it is paramount to the sanctity of legitimate business operations that measures are taken to...

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  • EMPLOYMENT IN QATAR

    by Ahmed Jaafir - 

    Introduction: Employment in Qatar is primary governed by Qatar Labor Law No. (14) of the year 2004 and a series of related Ministerial Resolutions.

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  • INTRODUCING FINANCIAL SUPERVISION OF GOVERNMENTAL BODIES IN JORDAN

    by Dana Abduljaleel - 

    By generating considerable inefficiencies and distortions, corruption poses a significant threat to ensuring the prosperous development of any economy.

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  • HOTEL DEVELOPMENT- FROM INCEPTION TO OPERATION

    by Tara Marlow - 

    Images of an elegant and luxurious hotel, glimmering in the sun on a white sandy beach, surrounded by palm trees gently swaying in the warm breeze evokes in most, if not all of us, dreamy thoughts of...

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  • AL TAMIMI & COMPANY LEADS ON THE ISSUANCE OF THE FIRST SUKUK IN JORDAN

    by Khaled Saqqaf  - 

    Al Tamimi & Company’s Jordan and Kuwait offices served as lead counsel in the closing of an 85 million JOD Sukuk Al Ijara Mountahia Bittamlik.

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  • NATIONAL MEDIA COUNCIL CONFIRMS MEDIA FREE ZONE COMPANIES SUBJECT TO CONTENT REGULATION

    by Omar Obeidat - 

    The applicable Media Law in the UAE as a Federal Law that bears No. 15 for the year 1980, this legislation had repealed a previous law dating back to 1973.

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  • ENFORCEMENT OF FOREIGN AWARDS IN JORDAN

    by Zaid Al Syouf - 

    Introduction: The principle of ‘sovereignty of the state’ has dominated international relations for the better part of the last century.

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  • CORPORATE RESTRUCTURING – RECENT EXPERIENCES, FUTURE OUTLOOK

    by Omer Khan - 

    Introduction“Corporate restructuring” is a term of art which includes significant modification made to (a) debt (b) or current corporate structure of a company or a group of companies.

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  • NEW TAX RULES: ARE THEY VALID AND HOW WILL THEY AFFECT KUWAITI COMPANIES?

    by Alex Saleh & Jade Al Araoui -  &

    The Kuwaiti tax laws have granted the Minister of Finance inherent powers to issue a set of executive rules and instructions to facilitate the implementation and enforcement of the legal provisions...

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  • E-CONTRACT UNDER THE EXISTING UAE LAWS

    by Lara Ababneh - 

    A contract is an agreement between at least two parties over the terms and conditions that will govern their business relationship.

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  • INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, TECHNOLOGY, MEDIA AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS PRACTICE

    Our Intellectual Property, Technology, Media and Telecommunications practice offers the full range of registration, enforcement and commercial legal services to clients across the world.

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  • LIABILITY OF DIRECTORS IN AN LLC

    by Hassan Arab - 

    As a general principle, a limited liability company will be held liable for the actions of its manager when those actions are carried out in its name and within the scope of the manager’s authority...

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  • SECURITY CREATION IN THE DIFC

    by Izafaniz Kamir - 

    Creation of securities in the DIFC is governed by the Law of Security - DIFC LAW No. 8 of 2005 (“Security Law”) & DIFC Security Regulations (“Security Regulations”), which also govern the...

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  • CREATION OF THE COMMERCIAL AGENCY COMMITTEE: A LONG AWAITED EVENT

    by El-Ameir Noor & Suzanne Abdallah -  &

    The Agency Law (Federal Law no. 18 of 1981) as amended by Federal Law no. 2 of 2010 is the law regulating commercial agencies in the UAE.

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  • INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION

    by Fiona Campbell  - 

    In our August 2010 Law Update, Al Tamimi & Company reported the first decision of a Court in the UAE to recognise and enforce a foreign arbitral award pursuant to the New York Convention.

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  • NOMINATION OF VESSEL FOB CONTRACTS

    by Rami Al - Tal - 

    In the Free on Board contract “FOB”, the seller’s duty is to ensure that the goods confirming to the contract are put onboard the vessel nominated by the buyer at the port of loading by the date or...

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  • THE ADMINISTRATIVE CONTRACT

    by Marie Grace Seif  - 

    Administrative contracts :A complex definition Administrative contracts are contracts where one of the parties is a public person.

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  • IN FOCUS – AMMAN, JORDAN

    After Al Tamimi & Company decided to open its Amman office, we quickly came to realize the great value of having our presence there, in order to both advise clients on the local laws relating to...

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  • A LOOK INTO JORDAN’S INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAWS

    by Ala'a Al - Rawashdeh - 

    Human thought is the most significant development of the human mind and the human mind is the source of both knowledge and the spirit of creativity.

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  • ISSUANCE AND OFFERING OF SECURITIES IN JORDAN

    by Zeinah Al Nabih - 

    Recent years have seen a significant increase in the issue of securities in Jordan; particularly in the bond market, as there seems to be a growing need for such investment instruments due to the...

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