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18 June 2019
Oman introduces new specialised zones
The Oman Government has recently introduced specialised zones which benefit from certain exemptions and incentives similar to those granted to Oman's free trade zones.
25 April 2019
End of Service Benefit in the UAE - Ripe for Reform?
The end-of-service benefit system (ESB), governed by Federal Law No.8 of 1980 (Labour Law), is often criticised as being inadequate in meeting retirement needs for expatriates living in the UAE.
27 July 2017
Dubai's brokers app
If licensed brokers are involved in brokering a real estate sale and purchase transaction in Dubai, then from 1 August 2017, brokers will need to initiate their contractual relationship with their respective seller clients or buyer clients via onl...
16 January 2017
New penalties for failure to maintain requirements of integrity and impartiality in arbitration
Concerns have been raised amongst the international arbitration community due to a recent Federal Decree issued in the UAE. As of 29 October 2016, by Federal Decree – Law No. 7 of 2016, the Penal Code (Federal Law No. 3 of 1987) was amended.
16 January 2017
Constructive Comments - GCC Edition - Issue 1
This publication is intended to provide an update to those working in the GCC region on significant recent developments in the construction and engineering sector.