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New Family Business Law

Regulates the benefits, incentives and work of family businesses, governance, management, transfer of shares and dispute resolution in order to enhance their role in the national economy On 10 October 2022, Decree-Law No. (37) on Family Businesses was issued and published in the Official Gazette and it will come into force three months after the …

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Requisition of Power of Attorney – New Trademark Applications – United Arab Emirates (UAE)

One of the foremost and important requisition of a new trademark application in UAE is the filing of the Power of Attorney. The said document essentially empowers the agent/s or the advocate/s to act for and on behalf of an applicant before the Trademark Office which falls under the auspices of the Ministry of Economy. …

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تعديل قانون العمل يسمح بإبرام عقد عمل دون حد أقصى لمدته

اعتبارا من 29 سبتمبر 2022، أدخلت وزارة الموارد البشرية والتوطين تعديلا بموجب المرسوم بقانون اتحادي رقم 14 لسنة 2022، بتعديل بعض أحكام المرسوم بقانون اتحادي – رقم 33 لعام 2021 والذي يتناول في المقام الأول تنظيم علاقات العمل. ويبرم عقد العمل لمدة محددة لا تزيد على ثلاث سنوات، ويجوز تجديده أو تمديده باتفاق الطرفين لفترة …

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Amendment of the Labor Law allows for the conclusion of an employment contract without a maximum duration limit

Effective September 29, 2022, the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization (MoHRE) has brought into force an amendment vide Federal Decree law No. 14 of 2022 amending some provision/s of Federal Decree – Law No. 33 of 2021 which primarily deal with the Regulation of Labor Relations. The amendment primarily relates to abolishing the maximum …

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Dubai – Virtual Assets are accorded statutory recognition

The Emirate of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is rapidly developing into as being one of the global centers for setting up of operations and dealing in virtual assets and cryptocurrencies. There are new startups in this digital space which encourage innovation in technology and digital assets. With such interests developing comes the …

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UAE – New Law for Protection of Personal Data

In today’s day and age where the world is moving towards conducting trade through e-commerce and online transactions, foremost requirement for enabling such digitized transaction/s is to register subjects as users with one’s personal data. Resultantly, such personal data has become a valuable intangible asset for any commercial venture/s which has its online presence. It …

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International Trademark/s Filings through Madrid Protocol

UAE – International Trademark/s Filings through Madrid Protocol Madrid Protocol, which relates to the Madrid Agreement concerning the International Registration of Marks, (Madrid System), is regulated by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) – which is one of the agencies of the United Nations. The Protocol allows owners/holders of trademarks to file and seek protection …

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Introduction of new classification law of the private establishments

UAE – Introduction of new classification law of the private establishments  The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MOHRE) of the UAE Federal Government has introduced new Cabinet Resolution No. 18 of 2022. It is concerning classification into 3 Categories i.e., Category 1, Category 2 and Category 3 of private sector establishments/Companies, which are governed …

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Amended Trademarks Law

With the UAE economy picking up its threads during these tough covid times, some of the prominent federal laws are also undergoing transformation through specified amendment/s decrees. One such law involves regulation of trademarks regime in UAE. In September of 2021, the Ministry of Economy in UAE published in the official gazette a new Trademarks …

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Alsuwaidi & Company ranked band two in Chambers & Partners Global 2022

We are delighted to share with you that Alsuwaidi & Company has been ranked Band 2 law firm in Chambers and Partners Global 2022 research. Why are the Chambers Rankings Important? Chambers and Partners is recognized as the worldwide leader in legal performance insights, and their rankings are considered the gold standard for firms and attorneys in …

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Award for Dispute Resolution in Middle East

Congratulations to Robert Sliwinski for achieving the award for Dispute Resolution lawyer of the year for the Middle East Robert primarily deals with claims for professional negligence, property, landlord & tenant, delay analysis, costs, variations, defects, interpretation of contracts, repudiation, and many other aspects of contract in the areas of building, civil engineering, mechanical & electrical, …

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Arbitration and Mediation in Saudi Arabia & MENA Region Webinar – By ArbDB Chambers & SCCA

“On 17 September 2020 Robert Sliwinski of Alsuwaidi & Company joined distinguished speakers from the Saudi Centre for Commercial Arbitration and ArbDB Chambers discussing ADR in the GCC Region (and in particular KSA) as well as the importance of Arbitration and Mediation to Family-Owned Business, Energy and Infrastructure. The event has assisted in raising awareness …

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Dubai Land Department Partners With Alsuwaidi & Company On Real Estate Lawyer Initiative

Alsuwaidi & Company is one of the selected law firms in the UAE to partner with the Dubai Land Department (“DLD”) on the Real Estate Lawyer initiative. The Real Estate Lawyer initiative presents Dubai as one of the world’s most attractive investment destinations globally. The Initiative opens Dubai’s real estate industry to both local and …

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The 3rd DIAD-DIAL Conference

On 13 February 2020, Mohammed Alsuwaidi, the Managing Partner of Alsuwaidi & Company participated in the 3rd DIAD-DIAL Conference that was held in Al Habtoor Palace, Dubai, UAE from 13 – 15 February 2020 and talked about “Cases ended up in court” where he discussed the legal concept of Medical Responsibility; Negligence and definition of …

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Legal Corner with Alsuwaidi & Company / Swiss Business Council Dubai. “How to Avoid & Handle Bad Debts”

Alsuwaidi & Company was recently invited to perform a presentation before the Swiss Business Council held in Dubai, UAE. Our Senior Associate, Mr. Suneer Kumar represented our firm by leading a seminar on the topic: ‘How to Avoid & Handle Bad Debts’. Mr. Suneer’s depth of research and understanding on the topic in question, and …

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IBA the 11th Annual Real Estate Investments Conference

Our Managing Partner, Mr. Mohammed R Alsuwaidi moderated in the Friday morning session ‘Real estate disputes – whose court is it anyway?’ at the IBA 11th Annual Real Estate Investments Conference. The panel of speakers discussed the different jurisdictional considerations for real estate disputes.”

The Multilaw EMEA Regional Meeting

The Multilaw Employment Practice Group meeting was held at the EMEA Regional Meeting which was attended by Stephanie Mouanes from Alsuwaidi & Company. Stephanie spoke about the secondment of an employee from the UAE jurisdiction and the challenges met during litigation procedures.

The 5th International Fund Summit / Nicosia, Cyprus

Alsuwaidi & Company attended the 5th International Fund Summit held at Nicosia, Cyprus. Organized by the Cyprus Investment Fund Association and Invest Cyprus, the Summit tackled global industry trends, opportunities and challenges in the global fund management industry. Our Senior Associate, Mr. Suneer Kumar, was present at the Summit to engage with the industry’s movers …

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Demystifying the Local Courts, The Seminar by K&L Gates and Alsuwaidi &Company

Our Firm’s Managing Partner Mr. Mohammed Alsuwaidi conducted a seminar along with K&L Gates at the Ritz Carlton in Dubai on Monday 10 Dec. 2018 whereby he spoke about “Demystifying the UAE Local Courts”. Mr. Alsuwaidi explained to all the attendees about the insights into the UAE Civil & Criminal Courts including structure, procedures, applicable …

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The 2018 Multilaw Annual Global Meeting event (“AGM”) held in Bangkok, Thailand from 25-28 October 2018.

Our Firm represented by Mr. Mohammed Alsuwaidi (Managing Partner) and Ms. Stephanie Mouanes (Associate) have attended the 2018 Multilaw Annual Global Meeting event (“AGM”) held in Bangkok, Thailand from 25-28 October 2018. – More than 100 lawyers from 90 independent law firms have attended this event, all coming from different Regions (America, Asia Pacific, Europe, …

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the Multilaw EMEA Regional Meeting in Barcelona 2019

The Multilaw Employment Practice Group meeting was held at the EMEA Regional Meeting which was attended by Stephanie Mouanes of Alsuwaidi & Company. Stephanie spoke about the secondment of an employee from the UAE jurisdiction and the challenges met during litigation procedures.

The Arab & International Arbitrators Roundtable Discussion (The Future of Dispute Resolution in the UAE) held on 27 of Jan 2019

Mr. Mohammed Alsuwaidi attended The Arab & International Arbitrators Roundtable Discussion (The Future of Dispute Resolution in the UAE) held on 27 of Jan 2019 in ADGM Arbitration Center in Abu Dhabi. The main points covered by the Discussion are: 1- The new Arbitration Law and how this development will shape the dispute resolution landscape …

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The IBA 11th Annual Real Estate Investments Conference

Our Managing Partner, Mr. Mohammed R Alsuwaidi moderated in the Friday morning session ‘Real estate disputes – whose court is it anyway?’ at the IBA 11th Annual Real Estate Investments Conference. The panel of speakers discussed the different jurisdictional considerations for real estate disputes.”https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6518008963399761920

Arbitration procedures and practice in UAE

Arbitration procedures and practice have come to be a progressively prominent type of disagreement resolution in the UAE. Current patterns have demonstrated a desire of parties to the mediation and to submit a more comprehensive variety of general disagreement matters. when conflicts develop between parties from various industries, a neutral forum is frequently chosen rather …

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Mother’s Day

Alsuwaidi & Company Celebrates Mother’s Day with Vida Grace Serrano, Mother & Legal Associate. This Mother’s Day, Alsuwaidi & Company pays tribute to the working mother who dedicates her life to raising generations while managing to fulfill her mission as an active member of society through a career path she chooses and succeeds in with …

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CIArb International Arbitration Conference 2017 – Paris, France

Alsuwaidi & Company is proud to have participated in the CIArb International Arbitration Conference 2017 held at the Hotel Marriott Champs Elysees in Paris, France. Organized by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and the ICC International Court of Arbitration, the International Arbitration Conference this year focused on the “Synergy and Divergence between Civil Law …

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Carol Gately Speaks at IBN Construction Sector Meeting

“Carol Gately Senior Associate was delighted to speak to members of the Construction and Engineering industries at the first IBN Construction Sector Meeting of 2016. Carol is seen here with Tom Riordan IBN Sector Head, introducing Carol to the attendees in the Bonnington Tower Hotel yesterday evening”.

Tenth Annual In-House Congress Middle East 2016

Alsuwaidi & Company co-hosted the Tenth Annual In-House Congress Middle East, held in Dubai on 2 March 2016. The event brought together leading In-house lawyers, compliance professionals and senior executives from both the private and public sectors. It also provided an opportunity to meet with industry peers and thought leaders to discuss issues centered around the …

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