UAE Chapter on Sanctions

Overview 1.1 Describe your jurisdiction’s sanctions regime The United Arab Emirates (“UAE”) has a complex sanctions regime based on a variety of sources. Sanctions are based on diverse interests, including political, economic and national security interests. Due to the rapidly changing nature of such interests, sanctions are susceptible to significant and constant changes. Sanctions in…

ICLG Data Protection 2018: UAE Chapter

BSA’s Rima Mrad and Nadim Bardawil contribute to the UAE Chapter of the ICLG Guide to Data Protection 2018. The Guide covers relevant legislation and competent authorities, definitions, territorial scope, key principles, individual rights, registration formalities and prior approval, appointment of a data protection officer and appointment of processors. Read the full chapter here.

Overview of Employee Monitoring in UAE

This guide offers the reader a comprehensive overview of employee monitoring in the UAE, highlighting what merits an employer has to monitor their employee. The guide highlights the legalities of monitoring using different communication mediums, including CCTV, biometrics, device monitoring and covert surveillance. It also gives a brief overview on employee access rights and penalties.…

ICLG UAE Real Estate 2018 – A practical cross-border insight into real estate law

ICLG’s Real Estate 2018 guide covers common issues in real estate laws and regulations – including ownership, real estate rights, system of registration, the registry/registries, real estate market and liabilities of buyers and sellers in real estate transactions – in 27 jurisdictions. John Peacock, a Senior Associate in our Dubai office, has contributed the United Arab…

International Corporate Procedures (ICP): UAE update 79

The UAE economy harbours an exceptional combination of commercial and environmental advantages which, coupled with the UAE’s political and economical stability, and the lenient approach to business; make the UAE a supreme investment environment for foreign enterprises and individuals. Geographically, the UAE is ideally placed to reach consumers of the region’s rapidly growing markets. In…

Insurance & Reinsurance Law & Regulation – Jurisdictional Comparisons: First Edition

The international nature of recent developments presents challenges not only to regulators, but also to legal systems. This first edition of Insurance & Reinsurance Law & Regulation is an essential reference guide for corporations, financial institutions and legal professionals. Covering more than 19 major jurisdictions worldwide, it provides a clear overview of the regulations and…