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A non-compete clause (or non-competition clause), is a clause in an employment contract that prevents or restricts an employee from any activity that directly competes
Debt Recovery is a critical aspect of financial transactions, crucial for individuals and businesses alike; hence efficient recovery of unpaid debts is vital for maintaining
In May 2024, the Dubai International Financial Centre Authority (“DIFCA”) issued a Consultation Paper in relation to certain proposed amendments to DIFC Law No. 3
Emiratization is the UAE government's initiative to increase the number of UAE Nationals employed in the public and private sectors. (Note, the remainder of these
As part of the continuous efforts of the Federal Tax Authority (FTA) to assist corporate taxpayers to understand and manoeuvre through the complexities of the
AI has become a focal point across news platforms, dominating discussions on social media and prompting government attention due to concerns over its potential misuse.
The article discusses the UAE’s new law which aims to fortify the legal framework and processes to combat potential money laundering and the financing of
The article discusses the UAE’s new law which aims to fortify the legal framework and processes to combat potential money laundering and the financing of
On 22 January 2024, the Dubai Court of Appeal (“DCA”) issued a judgment (the “Judgment”) that will be welcomed as a step in the right
We are thrilled to share that our Firm has been featured in the prestigious Chambers and Partners Global Guide 2024.
The recent announcement by the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ADCCI) regarding the launch of arbitrateAD, officially known as the Abu Dhabi International
We are excited to announce the participation of our Founding Partner, Dr Mahmood Hussain as a speaker at the inaugural India-MENA Arbitration Summit, scheduled to
On the 8th of February, our Founding Partner, Dr Mahmood Hussain will participate as a panelist for the event "Legal Insights for Efficiently Managing Construction
The employment lawyer is a necessary bridge between employment issues, the HR department, and compliance with the Law.
We are pleased to announce that our Principal Associate, Sridevi Sidharthan from our Corporate/Commercial department has been recognized as a leading author in the Lexology
Dr.Mahmood partook as Keynote speaker during the Global Legal Summit 2024
The employment lawyer is a necessary bridge between employment issues, the HR department, and compliance with the Law.
Great news for the consumers in UAE, for details, take a glance at the brief update on the newly amended UAE consumer protection law that
On 20 December 2023, the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry announced the launch of a new arbitration centre in the Emirate, the Abu
The article discusses the UAE’s new law which aims to fortify the legal framework and processes to combat potential money laundering and the financing of
Today is Finance Day of COPS 28 and DIFC issued a press release on DIFC COP28 legacy programme.
Mediation is increasingly becoming the preferred default option for dispute resolution as it may offer unique solutions, stronger confidentiality, and safeguard relationships and can be
The United Arab Emirates recently enacted Federal Decree-Law No. 31/2023 (the “New Law”), which supersedes the previously issued Federal Law No. 19/2020 Regarding Trusts (the
An analysis on the reasoning of the DIFC Courts' in dealing with construction claims made under FIDIC ‘99
M&CO Legal are hosting an event during Dubai Arbitration Week 2023 titled Recent Developments in UAE Arbitration
This paper describes, compares and examines the Amendment Law with the Federal Law No.6 of 2018 on Arbitration. Also, it studies the possible effects of
This article examines the authority of competent courts and arbitral tribunals to establish relevant regulations in instances where parties are unable to reach a consensus
With the latest updates on the issuance of the new executive regulation of Federal Law No. 15 of 2020 on consumer protection, the Ministry of
On 11th July 2023, the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (“MoHRE”) in the UAE issued a new update on the companies subject to the
On 26 June 2023, the ADGM Courts handed down a landmark ruling in A8 v B8[1], a case that concerned the recognition and enforcement of
A significant benefit of opting for arbitration is the authority of the arbitral tribunal to award and allocate legal costs. When cases are brought before
On the 15th of December 2020, Decree no. 33 of 2020 regarding the establishment of the special judicial committee for incomplete and Cancelled Real Estate
UAE has been steadfast in their commitment made under the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting
Dubai Court of Cassation 1603/ 2022 (Commercial) verdict dated 30 March 2023 is a noteworthy verdict in the domestic legal landscape of Arbitration law and
Any information referring to an identified or identifiable natural living person who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier
We are proud to mention that our Dispute Resolution Department has been ranked under Tier 3 for Local Litigation.
Insurance disputes in the UAE are an increasingly common occurrence. As the number of insurance policies and claims has increased over the years, so too
Typically, Parties undergoing disputes submit Ex Parte applications if they anticipate that giving notice could defeat the purpose of the application (for example, freezing injunctions
If you haven’t yet registered to attend the 31st Annual Meeting & Conference of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA), held in Dubai for the first
Mahmood Hussain Law Firm is pleased to be part of the hosting committee for this year’s IBA (International Bar Association) Middle East Conference, taking place
Contracting parties in the UAE frequently resort to arbitration as a dispute resolution mechanism considering the advantages thereof; however, parties often overlook the fact that
On 20th December 2022, the Ministerial Decision No. 598/2022 (the “Decision No. 598”) was issued pursuant to Article 16 of the Cabinet Decision No. 1/2022
The concept of limitation periods has been principally adopted by the UAE legislator from the doctrine or the fiqh of two (2) Islamic scholars, namely
On the 15th of September 2022, the UAE has carried its first amendment to Federal Decree No. (33) of 2021 on Labour Relations (“Labour Law”)
This year, MHLF will be hosting two events as part of Dubai Arbitration Week 2022
On 20th September 2021, the Federal Decree Law No. 33 of 2021 (the “Federal Labor Law”) was issued, which superseded the abrogated Federal Law No.