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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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ADGM enacts its new Data Protection Regulations

Abu Dhabi Global Market has announced that it has enacted the Data Protection Regulations 2021, which will replace the current Data Protection Regulations 2015. This initiative follows a period of public consultation, where the proposed Regulations...

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Lex Mundi reveals key trends for Global M&A in 2021

Lex Mundi has launched a new report on the key trends for global mergers & acquisitions (M&A). The Global M&A Trends Report 2021 sets out insights from 2020 and predictions for the year ahead from 67 law firms in respect...

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Law firms Saleh Alobeidli & Co and ICLO merge

Saleh Alobeidli & Co and International Consultant Law Office (ICLO), two law firms based in the United Arab Emirates announced the completion of their merger, providing a stronger footprint for businesses in the UAE. The combined...

New judges appointed to the DIFC Courts

Four new judges at the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts have been sworn in before His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. In his capacity as...

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