Shipping Law in UAE – Review

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Dubai is a purpose-driven metropolis that is working to increase and solidify its position in the maritime sector, such as by encouraging investors’ trust in the market. To tackle this, Dubai established its first Maritime Advisory Council several years ago to help link government agencies with private sector maritime businesses.The UAE, on the other hand, […]

Arbitration in United Arab Emirates


ARBITRATION In the UAE and other nearby countries, arbitration is a frequent technique of conflict resolution. The increased use of arbitration in the UAE can be seen through the creation of several organizations to manage commercial arbitrations. The UAE passed Federal Law No. 6/2018 on Arbitration, which is the country’s first stand-alone legislation on arbitration […]

Recovery of Bounced Cheque Through A Civil Case

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The revisions to the UAE’s criminal penalties for bounced cheques due to lack of funds have necessitated the adoption of a new method for reporting such cheques. The UAE Cabinet amended several provisions of Federal Law No. 18 of 1993 (Commercial Transactions Law), including those pertaining to bounced cheques, as part of a package of […]



The UAE’s Penal Code, as amended in 1987, is the country’s primary criminal law. There are a number of laws in the Penal Code that may be utilized to combat commercial-related crimes, but one crime is particularly well-suited to the all-too-frequent scenario of a trusted advisor, employee, or commercial partner taking advantage of their position […]



The United Arab Emirates’ Federal Law Number 19 of 2016 on Combating Commercial Fraud (the Anti-Fraud Law), which went into effect in May 2018, amends the Old Anti-Fraud Law, which was enacted in 1979. Since its creation in 2013, the Anti-Fraud Law has been the subject of a lot of debate. The United Arab Emirates […]

UAE Defamation Laws

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In the UAE, circulating defamatory remarks on social media is no different to printing them in newspapers, books, or periodicals, however the penalties might be much more severe and the easily accessible and informal nature of social networking can catch writers off guard. Given the immediate and largely uncontrollable dissemination of ideas posted to social […]

Consumer Protection

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Know your rights- As a Consumer. Consumer Protection is the practice of safeguarding buyers of goods and services, and the public, against unfair practices in the marketplace. Consumer Law, Article 5 of Law No 24 of 2006, Consumer Protection law. Reason for the Law: This Consumer protection law is intended to prevent a business from […]

What is Redundancy / Reduces Workforce in UAE?

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What is Redundancy? The term Redundancy is used when an employer reduces a workforce in the company due to one of the following: Pandemic: Due to recent pandemic Workplace Closure: where in an employer is ceasing or intend to cease the business. The place where the employee is employed. Reduced Requirement: Due to low volume […]

Committing Forgery and Its Consequences in UAE


Committing Forgery and Its Consequences in UAE Forgery is a crime punishable in the national government. In many circumstances, once the people fail to provide adequate documents of their business or project, they may tend to forge their documents to meet the requirements. Forgery is a white-collar crime generally refers to the false making of […]

Recovering Money after Cheque Bounce, How to Overcome ?

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How Can Recover the Amount Against Bounced Cheque in UAE The Cheque A cheque or check, is a note/document that orders concerned bank to pay the specific amount of money from an individual account, personal account or company account. The person writing the cheque, known as the drawer, has a transaction banking account where their […]