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How to Deal with Scams Legally in UAE

Fraud is defined as taking or gaining from another, property, money, vouchers or anything of value by deception or lying or trickery which is supported by verbal means or written documents, causing the victim to rely on the same to willingly handover or something of value from himself to the person committing the fraud. Scammers cheat people out of their money. People in Dubai and nearby emirates were conned out of about AED 780,000 over during 2018 by conmen who convinced them that they had won large cash prizes. COMMON SCAMS: 1. Cold calling: The practice of cold calling itself … Continue reading How to Deal with Scams Legally in UAE

Adopt New Approach to Debt Recovery/Collection Issues

We at Khairallah Advocates & Legal Consultants advise all Companies to adopt a more pro-active strategy to deal with the scourge of late and non-paying clients. The continuing problems put Company at risk of insolvency due to nonpaying clients. Most common excuses for late payments: challenging goods and/ or services, the signatory is not available, non-payments from an actual client, financial crunch etc. There is no doubt that all businesses need to become more pragmatic when it comes to the problem of late or non-paying clients. A right must be settled whenever its legal maturity conditions are satisfied. If the … Continue reading Adopt New Approach to Debt Recovery/Collection Issues

Success Story – Real Estate Dispute against a Developer

We, Khairallah Advocates & Legal Consultants represented a Client (Purchaser) in real estate dispute against one of the leading property Developers in Dubai. The dispute arises from an agreement concerning the sale of a property unit in Dubai entered into in 2008. Estimated completion date for the property was December 2009 which may be extended for a period not exceeding twelve (12) months. The property was not completed by the original Completion Date. Beyond this, the facts were heavily contested. The Developer raised jurisdictional objections and claimed that person who signed the SPA on behalf of the Developer had no authority to … Continue reading Success Story – Real Estate Dispute against a Developer

Penalties For Tax Procedures in UAE

This Law aims to achieve the following: 1. The regulation of the mutual rights and obligations between the Authority and the Taxpayer and any other Person dealing with the Authority; 2. The regulation of the common procedures and rules applicable to all Tax Laws in the State. Any Person conducting any Business must keep Accounting Records and Commercial Books of his Business and any Tax related information as determined by Tax Law and maintain the same according to the controls laid down by the Executive Regulations to this Law. Tax Evasion Penalties 1. Without prejudice to any more severe penalty … Continue reading Penalties For Tax Procedures in UAE

Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA)

Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been established according to the UAE Federal Law by Decree No. 3 of 2003 “Telecom Law”. TRA is responsible for the management of every aspect of the telecommunications and information technology industries in the UAE. TRA signed partnership agreement with Etisalat and Du. The agreement is part of the TRA’s plan of action aimed at achieving the objectives of the UAE National Vision 2021, to raise the country’s ranking among the top 10 countries in the “National Readiness Index” (NRI) in the World Information Technology Report. TRA regulates country’s … Continue reading Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA)

Marriage Dissolution and Spouses’ Separation in Indian Christian Law & Authenticity of Husband’s Request to Drop wife’s Custody of their Son Due to his Departure to India.

One of the cases in which the Indian Christian law approves the dissolution of marriage and separation of spouses is when one of them treats the other cruelly in a way that makes life dangerous and harmful for the spouse who is filing for divorce. Hence, the victim can file for divorce for any marriage that was made either before or after the promulgation of the amended Indian Divorce Law in 2001. Dubai Appeal Court established this principle disclosing in the verdict’s logs that it had been affirmed from the presented documents that the wife filed the lawsuit against her … Continue reading Marriage Dissolution and Spouses’ Separation in Indian Christian Law & Authenticity of Husband’s Request to Drop wife’s Custody of their Son Due to his Departure to India.

Extending Mother’s Custody Of Her Children Until Son’s Puberty And Daughter’s Marriage

The Court of Appeal in Dubai has ratified a first instance rule to extend the mother’s custody in spite of the son reaching the age of 11 years old and the daughter 13 years old as per the rules of Article 156 of Personal Status Law issued under Federal Law 28 in 2005. Here are the proceedings in brief … the custodial father filed a lawsuit to drop the mother’s custody of their children H and D since they were of the legal age. As legal representatives of the mother, we filed a counter claim, requesting the extension of the … Continue reading Extending Mother’s Custody Of Her Children Until Son’s Puberty And Daughter’s Marriage

Dubai Cassation Court rules in favor of defense

The Court of Cassation in Dubai has adopted our vision and ruled in favor of our defense, hence setting a new judicial concept that says: “The registration removal request in the initial cadaster is an effect of annulment judiciary, hence the request of registration removal or conflict over the nullity of cadaster registration are not matters of general law and can go to arbitration.” An investor, “the buyer”, filed a lawsuit in Dubai Courts for the annulment of a selling contract of a real estate property, sold on the map, as well as the removal of the fixed registration in … Continue reading Dubai Cassation Court rules in favor of defense

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