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Cheque and Period Preventing the Hearing of the Civil & Penal Lawsuits in UAE

A cheque is a commercial paper that includes an order by the drawer to the drawee to pay at sight a certain amount of money to a specific person or to his order, who is the beneficiary or holder of paper. According to this concept, the cheque cannot be considered a real cheque unless the paper has included specific conditions stipulated under Article 596 of the Commercial Procedures Law, issued as per the Federal Law No. (18) on 07/09/1993, specifically the following: The term “cheque” should be written in the language used on the cheque. The order should not depend on … Continue reading Cheque and Period Preventing the Hearing of the Civil & Penal Lawsuits in UAE

Indirect Lawsuit according to the UAE’s Civil Procedures Law

The indirect lawsuit is a legal method that is authorized by the legislator to the creditor to protect his right as a general guarantee from becoming affected or minimized as a result of his debtor’s failure in using and claiming his right. Therefore, the indirect lawsuit aims at protecting the creditor from the debtor’s default through enabling the creditor in assuming the debtor’s rights and claim on the latter’s behalf.   In this connection, the two Articles 392 & 393 of the Federal Civil Procedures No. (5) for the year 1985 and amendments thereto concerning the indirect lawsuit, prescribed that … Continue reading Indirect Lawsuit according to the UAE’s Civil Procedures Law

Criminal Rehabilitation in UAE

This article would tell you about the criminal rehabilitation in UAE and its classification. Criminal rehabilitation means removing the criminal effects from the criminal record of the convicted subject to certain conditions as stipulated by law. Rehabilitation aims at reducing the social consequences of the criminal judgments included in the criminal record, which may hinder the convicted from involving in society. According to Federal Law No. (36) Of 1992, rehabilitation is classified into two types: Legal Rehabilitation The judgment of conviction is dismissed by law without any judicial intervention or a request from the convicted if the latter is not … Continue reading Criminal Rehabilitation in UAE

Trademark Infringement & Counterfeiting in UAE Law

This article would tell you how Khairallah Advocates & Legal Consultants helped one of their clients, a popular water brand, to resolve the trademark infringement dispute with a competitor. It was not a great surprise for the owner of a well-known water brand (Plaintiff) carrying business since 1969 in several countries to find its trademark was registered by Competitor Company (Respondent) in the UAE enjoying their trade name. When approached the concerned Ministry, Plaintiff was surprised by finding that the Respondent registered their trademark under same category/activity already. Plaintiff sent warning notice to Defendant for canceling registration, but no avail. Hence, … Continue reading Trademark Infringement & Counterfeiting in UAE Law

Fire Insurance Policy in UAE

Everybody knows that risk is an inherent aspect of Man’s life. It made him develops and takes precautionary measures to protect himself, his family and properties against risks . Despite being quite aware that such measures will not protect him from his fate, Man tends to take such measures to mitigate the adverse consequences of the risks whenever occurred. Among such measures is insurance whether for life or properties which include “Fire Insurance”. Insurance implies “Safety” and “Security” and legists have defined it as “an agreement that Insurer thereby undertakes to provide insurance against certain risks in consideration of an … Continue reading Fire Insurance Policy in UAE

Maritime Arbitration in Dubai – Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre

United Arab Emirates (UAE) is the major maritime hubs bridging Asia and Europe. It is located geographically in the cross road of three major international maritime roads: Suez Cana, Bab el-Mandeb Strait and Strait of Hormuz. In the year 2007, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, the Ruler of Dubai, established Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) to monitor, develop and promote maritime activities in Dubai. UAE is registering dense maritime activity in oil and goods transportation. To increase confidence in the UAE market, DMCA took the initiative to establish a specialized maritime arbitration centre known as “Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre”. Emirates Maritime … Continue reading Maritime Arbitration in Dubai – Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre

Amendment in UAE Commercial Companies Law

On 1 July 2015, long-awaited Federal Law No. 2 of 2015 concerning Commercial Companies Law came into force, replacing Old Commercial Companies Federal Law No. 8 of 1984. As per the new law, all Companies are required to amend their existing Memorandum and Articles of Association to comply with the new law that raises level of corporate governance, offers more protection to shareholders and provides new governing rules for all type of Companies. Khairallah Advocates & Legal Consultants provide legal consultation on new Commercial Companies law and offer comprehensive legal assistance for amending requisite documents by charging reasonable professional fees. Please … Continue reading Amendment in UAE Commercial Companies Law