B-2-B Dispute Resolution

For some while, the Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED) has had a Commercial Control and Consumer Protection Department (CCCPD), dealing with consumer disputes. However, it has recently set up a new sub-department, called the Business Protection Department (BPD) which will function as a local commercial dispute-resolution and settlement body. In the past, there were numerous disputes among businesses and professionals in Dubai but although…

European and Middle East Guide To Litigation, Arbitration and ADR

Meritas Law Firms Worldwide is proud to present its European and Middle East Guide to Litigation, Arbitration and ADR. If you are facing a dispute in Europe or the Middle East, this guide will help you navigate some of the key issues and jurisdictional differences that you may encounter. For further information, or country specific…

CIS GBF 2016 

Dr. Ahmad Bin Hezeem attended the CIS Global Business Forum 2016. Hosted by Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry on 17 – 18 February 2016 at Atlantis,The Palm, Dubai. Conference theme: “Ancient Routes – New Opportunities”, the Forum explored the emerging business opportunities and challenges along the new Silk Road, and look at the potential…

BSA’s Firm Focus

Regional insight, global outlook Rooted in local heritage with a focus on building relationships, BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates’ key strength lies in their ability to look beyond the law for their clients. It’s been a busy year at BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates (BSA). Back in the Oath’s July/August issue, the firm…

UAE Practice On Restrictive Provisions and Penalty Clauses

It is common practice for parties entering into contractual arrangements to insert restrictive provisions constraining or limiting either of the parties’ legal or contractual rights.  Such provisions work to restrict a party from committing a certain act in the future, or oblige a party to perform a certain obligation at a predetermined time. The objectives…