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ADG Legal partners with Evolvin’ Women

ADG Legal, a Dubai based bespoke law firm has signed an agreement with Evolvin’ Women, a social enterprise dedicated to the empowerment of women in developing countries  and help advance the skill development of women in...

Jameson Legal launches legal-tech division

Jameson Legal Tech is the world’s second legal-tech marketing consortium (and the first outside the US) that connects in-house legal teams and private practice lawyers to leading legal technologies. Jameson Legal Tech combines over a decade...

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DIFC Enacts Intellectual Property Regulations

The DIFC has announced new Intellectual Property Regulations (IP Regulations) which came into effect from July 5, 2021. The introduction of the regulations reflects the Centre’s continuing commitment to maintaining a transparent and robust legal and...

DIFC Courts adopts electronic seal ‘Ethaq’

The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts has acquired the qualified electronic seal solution Ethaq, a paperless initiative that enables digital authenticity of documents with the support of UAE PASS, the secure national digital identity platform for the United Arab...

Law firm highlights – June 2021

HFW has been appointed to the DIFC Courts Users’ Committee – an independent liaison body between the Courts and users that is tasked with building the profile of the Courts and helping ensure that the service provided...

DIFC announces proposed IP Regulations for consultation

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has issued a consultation paper proposing to issue Intellectual Property Regulations (“Proposed Regulations”) under the Intellectual Property Law No. 4 of 2019. The Proposed Regulations will facilitate the administration and enforcement...

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SIAC signs MoU with the ADGMAC

The Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) has announced that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Abu Dhabi Global Market Arbitration Centre (ADGMAC) to promote international arbitration as a preferred method of...

New mobile app for legal advice

Emirati lawyer Abeer Sharif has launched an app to help UAE residents navigate the law quickly and affordably. Ask Legal will cover areas including civil, commercial, criminal, family and labour law, as well as issues pertaining...

ADGM enacts Electronic Transactions Framework

ADGM has enacted the Electronic Transactions Regulations 2021. The objective of these Regulations is to confirm that electronic signatures, contracts, records and documents are legally enforceable in ADGM as the traditional non-electronic (that is, physical) versions....

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