BSA advises Louis Dreyfus Armateur on an agreement with EGA

  BSA’s Dubai Lawyers’ Bertrand Dumon and Edouard Salwan advised Louis Dreyfus Armateurs, a French global Group engaged in maritime  transportation and services, in the structuring of their activities in the region and on an undertaking to form a joint venture company with Abu Dhabi Ports  to work together to implement a 15 year agreement for the transshipment of bauxite…

Step by step guide to UAE VAT registration

  John Peacock,  Head of Indirect Tax and Conveyancing, and Tyne Hugo, Associate, wrote a comprehensive step by step process on how to register for VAT in UAE. The UAE VAT regime was implemented on 1 January 2018 putting into operation Federal Decree-Law No 8/2017 on Value Added Tax and Cabinet Decision No 52/2017 on the…

What is property flipping?

  Originally published on gulfnews.com John Peacock explains how the law treats a practice made infamous by speculators Property flipping is a term widely used in the US to describe the process of buying property and reselling it at a higher price, usually after making minor alterations or refurbishments. Technically the first buyer or the…

Dubai Chamber & BSA workshop on important legal aspects of VAT

Transcript from gulfnews.com The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosted a workshop today which helped familiarise businesses and professionals with essential, legal and practical aspects of the recently introduced value-added tax (VAT). The workshop, entitled “The Essentials of VAT”, was held at the Chamber’s headquarters in Deira and organized in cooperation with BSA Ahmad…

Our children are the future – BSA on the CSR road again

  Sharing is caring! BSA’s attorneys once again dedicated their time and effort towards the Dubai community, following the success of our Legal Clinic, a pro bono legal advice day open to public help at the Dubai Land Department offices in December last year.     Swiss International Scientific School Dubai held a Spring Fair for…