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Enforcement of Foreign Court Judgments in Civil Proceedings

Delve into the complexities of recognizing and enforcing foreign court judgments in UAE local courts with practical insights in a write up authored by our Senior Associate, Rajiv Suri. Explore the Montevideo Convention’s principles, the ‘lotus principle,’ and the territoriality principle, uncovering the nuances of sovereignty and jurisdiction. Understand the pivotal role of bilateral agreements …

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Alsuwaidi & Company ranked Tier 2 in Chambers & Partners Global 2024

Alsuwaidi & Company has been ranked  Tier 2 law firm in Chambers and Partners Global 2024 research.  Chambers notes that Alsuwaidi & Company “inspires a considerable return of insightful client commentary, indicating a dependable level of service and houses a solid bench of dedicated specialists.” “Alsuwaidi & Company’s ability to handle complex and sophisticated matters is strong.  They have …

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The UAE Insurance Federal Decree No. 48 of November 2023: A Summary of the most significant changes

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) issued a new Federal Insurance Decree No. 48 (‘Decree No. 48 of 2023’) which was published in the UAE Official Gazette (Issue No. 762), the official periodical of laws and decrees issued by the UAE Federal Government,  on  31 October, 2023. Decree No. 48 of 2023 came into force on …

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Chambers Global Practice Guide UAE: Litigation 2024

We are pleased to share with you our contribution to the Chambers Global Practice Guide, Litigation 2024 for the UAE. The latest guide provides expert legal commentary on litigation funding, initiating a lawsuit, representative or collective actions, pre-trial proceedings, discovery, injunctive relief, settlement, damages, appeals, costs, alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and arbitration. Many thanks to Mohammed Alsuwaidi, Reda …

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Special Episode: Safeguarding your Intellectual Property in Dubai: An Interview with Rajiv Suri

Join us in this podcast to explore the dynamic world of intellectual property rights scenario in the United Arab Emirates! In this podcast, our Senior Associate, Rajiv Suri, as a seasoned expert in intellectual property laws, delves deep into the nuances of safeguarding creative intellectual property rights comprising trademarks, patents, designs and copyrights within the …

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What is ADR?

As the words suggest, alternative dispute resolution (“ADR”) implies any process, system or method which helps resolve disputes between the parties without them having to resort to litigation. Some of the most used forms of ADR methods are arbitration and settlement through mediation. We are pleased to share with you that one of our Senior Associates, …

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International Arbitration

UAE – The Middle Ground between Europe, Africa & Asia: The Benefits of a Pluralistic Approach to International Arbitration

We are pleased to invite  you to attend our event “ UAE- The Middle Ground Between Europe, Africa and Asia: The Benefits of a Pluralistic Approach to International Arbitration”, which is scheduled to take place on Monday 13th November 2023, 01:00 PM-3:00 PM at Amal’s Coffee & Tea House, Capital Club Dubai, Gate Village Building 3, …

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ندوة حول قانون تنظيم علاقات العمل بالتعاون مع غرفة تجارة وصناعة عجمان

بالتعاون مع غرفة تجارة وصناعة عجمان سيقيم مكتب السويدي  ومشاركوه ندوة حول قانون تنظيم علاقات العمل يقدمها المستشار/رضا حجازي  يوم الاربعاء الموافق 13 سبتمبر  2023 الساعة 10 صباحاً.  تأتي هذه الندوة ضمن سلسلة فعاليات تهدف إلى تعزيز الوعي حول القوانين والأنظمة والتي سيتم تقديمها من خلال خبراء في المجال القانوني. ندعو جميع الشركات والأفراد المهتمين بموضوع …

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Chambers Global Practice Guide UAE: Enforcement of Judgments 2023

We are pleased to share with you our contribution to the Chambers Global Practice Guide UAE: Enforcement of Judgments 2023 This guide provides the latest legal information on the identification of another party’s asset position, the costs and time involved in the enforcement of domestic and foreign judgments, challenges to enforcement, and the process of enforcing arbitral award. Many …

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ندوة علمية من خلال الانترنت حول موضوع : المحاماة والرقمنة تحديات وآفاق

بالاشتراك مع المنظمة العربية للمحامين الشباب نظم مكتب السويدي ومشاركوه بتاريخ 25 يوليو 2023 ندوة علمية من خلال الانترنت حول موضوع : المحاماة والرقمنة تحديات وآفاق، وخلال هذه الندوة تولى عدد من المستشارين من بلدان عربية مختلفة تقديم عروضا تناولت محاور مختلفة بعلاقة مهنة المحاماة بالرقمنة وتحدياتها من ناحية وما يمكن أن توفره من فرص …

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Alsuwaidi & Company ranked band two for the second year in Chambers & Partners Global 2023

We are delighted to share with you that Alsuwaidi & Company has been ranked for the second year Tier 2 law firm in Chambers and Partners Global 2023 research. Our recognition in international legal market is only as good as our representation of you, our client, so I thank you from my heart for your continued support. Why are the …

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Chambers Global Practice Guide UAE: Litigation 2023

We are pleased to share with you our contribution to the Chambers Global Practice Guide, Litigation 2023 for the UAE. The latest guide provides expert legal commentary on litigation funding, initiating a lawsuit, representative or collective actions, pre-trial proceedings, discovery, injunctive relief, settlement, damages, appeals, costs, alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and arbitration. Many thanks to Mohammed Alsuwaidi, Robert …

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Legal Framework for Non-muslims Marriages

United Arab Emirates – Non-Muslims Marriage, Divorce, and Inheritance Under New Personal Law

H.H. Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan – the United Arab Emirates (“UAE”) President, recently issued the Decree by Law No. (41) of (2022), concerning the Civil Personal Status Code. The provisions of this Decree shall apply to the non-Muslims in the UAE who are UAE Citizens and to non-Muslim Foreigners residing therein. The Decree …

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عقارات وممتلكات وحقوق غير المسلمين بالإمارات ومدى تطبيق الشريعة من عدمه

سؤال يطرحه الكثيرون من الأفراد والمستثمرين غير المسلمين حول عقاراتهم وممتلكاتهم بعد الوفاة وكذلك كافة حقوقهم المدنية الأخرى وهل سيتم تطبيق أحكام الشريعة الإسلامية تلقائيا. أصدر صاحب السمو الشيخ محمد بن زايد اَل نهيان رئيس دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة مرسوم بقانون اتحادي رقم (41) لسنة 2022 في شأن الأحوال الشخصية المدني. ويطبق هذا المرسوم على غير …

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UAE Commercial Agencies Law

International judicial delegation

International Judicial Delegation in Criminal Matters As the means of communications advanced among various persons and entities, transportation and travel among countries have become easier along with the conclusion of transactions of all kinds including commercial transactions and banking transfers, and other cross-border transactions that can be completed in a matter of minutes or less …

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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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Corporate Lawyers in Dubai

From the 02 of January 2022 a Bounced Cheque will be considered an execution deed

Federal Decree Law No. 14 of 2020 was issued to amend certain provisions of the Federal Commercial Transactions Law No. 18 of 1993 and was published in the Official Gazette in Issue 687 (Supplement) issued on September 30, 2020. This law will come into force on 02 January 2022, and a number of provisions have …

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UAE Federal Law

بداية من يناير 2022 الشيك المرتجع يعد سنداً تنفيدياً

صدر المرسوم بقانون اتحادي رقم 14 لسنة 2020 بتعديل بعض أحكام قانون المعاملات التجارية الاتحادي رقم 18 لسنة 1993 وتم نشره في الجريدة الرسمية   في العدد 687 (ملحق) الصادر بتاريخ 30 سبتمبر 2020. والذي يبدأ العمل به من تاريخ 02/01/2022، وفي ضوء هذا المرسوم بقانون، فقد تم تعديل وإلغاء واضافة بعض الأحكام لقانون المعاملات التجارية …

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Legal Business Week interview

Legal Business Week interview with Mohammed Alsuwaidi, September/October 2021

Read Legal Business Week’s  interview with Managing Partner Mohammed Alsuwaidi where he talks about the role of technology in the legal profession, what sets Alsuwaidi & Company apart from other law firms in the region, and how the firm navigated the pandemic so that it provided continuous support to all its clients. You can view …

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UAE Commercial Agencies Law

Financial cybercrime since the COVID-19 Pandemic:

CRIMINALS HAVE BEEN BUSY: The COVID-19 pandemic dominated 2020. Cybercriminals have been busy exploiting vulnerabilities as a result of the pandemic, disrupting companies with remote working becoming a reality. We are all more exposed to cyber fraud due to the inevitable digital dependence, and this has resulted in cases of financial cybercrime being at an …

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UAE Commercial Agencies Law

Knowing and understanding the UAE Court system: a comparison of the legal civil procedures between the DIFC and Dubai Courts’ systems

Introduction Over the past 14 years, Dubai has embraced both civil and common law legal systems within its borders. In order to understand the concepts involved I have set out below the fundamentals of each system ending with a comparative look at the two systems as they are currently in use at this time. Dubai …

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Measures taken to protect the Insurance sector in the UAE: Resolutions of the Insurance Authority further to the coronavirus pandemic

In the backdrop of a worldwide health crisis brought about by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Insurance Authority in the UAE took a number of measures to limit the adverse implications of the virus on the insurance sector and to ensure continuation of insurance businesses across the UAE. On 8th March 2020, the Authority passed Circular …

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UAE Federal Law

Cyber Blackmailing

Cyber blackmailing is the threat of disclosing certain information about a person, or doing something to harm a threatened person if the threatened person does not respond to certain requests. This information is usually embarrassing or socially destructive. A common form of blackmail is threatening the victim to share private pictures or videos or expose …

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Best Civil law firms in UAE

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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