Understanding How it Works

Around 80% of the UAE population have come to the country to work. BSA experts, Abdullah Ishnaneh, Rima Mrad and Shaikha Al Shamsi contributes to the Emirates Law expert panel, explaining how the legislation impacts them and their employers and the recent changes in this area. Read full article here

Halal Certification And The Need To Set Unified International Standards

Click here to view the article in PDF. The importation of meat and poultry products into Gulf Cooperation Council (“GCC”) nations, and other Islamic countries, is big business. One issue that has caused uncertainty in this important international market segment, is the necessity to obtain proper Halal Certification of the imported products. This article explores…

The Road To Rescue and Recovery

Our experts Rima Mrad and Sarah Kadhum contributes to Emirates Law Magazine and explains how the new UAE bankruptcy law fits in with the existing legislation and business practice in the Emirates. Click here to view  the full article Published: May 2017 Publication: Lexis Nexis Middle East Title: Rima Mrad and Sarah Kadhum, Insolvency: Expert Panel,…

The Islamic Economy Problems & Potential

Although, the UAE’s Islamic Economy has been growing, there are outstanding issueswhich have slowed development. Rima Mrad of BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP explains the problems and changes being taken to tackle them. Over the past four years, there has been considerable growth in the Islamic economy in the UAE, which as a…

The UAE Sets Up National Regulatory Shariah Authority

This month witnessed the much-awaited announcement regarding the establishment of a national regulatory authority for Shariah in the UAE which is expected to further promote the overall local Islamic economy. Earlier in May, the UAE cabinet approved the launch of a national regulatory Shariah authority which will be in charge of supervising the Shariah boards of individual banks and…