The coronavirus is the undefeatable proof that we live in a globalized world. There’s uncertainty as to whether the Covid-19 will be treated under Article 273 (which regulates Force Majeure contentions) or Article 249 (which covers hardship circumstances) of the UAE Civil Code. In very brief, the key decision maker will be to assess whether
The coronavirus is having a global legal impact. We have received a number of parallel inquiries with respect to postponements or cancellations of offer letters or unofficial labor contracts set to start imminently. Employees are left with an announced departing date at previous positions and a postponement of months prior to supposedly start the position.
Emiratos Árabes Unidos es un país dirigido como una empresa desde su creación, no hace ni 50 años. A día de hoy son un país admirado mundialmente. Dubái es uno de sus 7 Emiratos junto a Abu Dhabi, su capital. La diferencia entre ambos es que Dubái no cuenta con reservas de petróleo con las
Viajar a España y hacer negocio en España es cada vez más habitual por el atractivo del país en términos de cultura, ubicación, clima, el factor Schengen y la inestabilidad en otras zonas carentes de seguridad jurídica y estabilidad política. La inmensa mayoría de nuestros clientes llegan a España a bordo de vuelos Emirates provenientes
When visiting Egypt all foreign nationals must consider applying for an Egyptian visa. There are only 9 countries worldwide that can visit Egypt without any type of visa. These countries are: Bahrain Hong Kong Kuwait Lebanon Macao Oman Saudi Arabia UAE Malaysia If you do not have a passport issued from the countries stated above you will need to
Many investors are reluctant to invest in real estate in Spain due to the old lengthy processes and current arising of mafias who are making a real business out of the illegitimate occupation of real estate properties. The old lengthy processes were arisen due to the 2018 law that amended the civil processes. For example
This is the usual first question once we inform clients about a positive arbitration award. The answer bears a huge ‘depends’: (1) depends on whether or not the award debtor pays after the release of the award; (2) further depends on the process to obtain the ratification and enforcement of the award; and (3) ultimately depends
The Middle East is a country heavily affected by economic sanctions. The recent Qatari crisis will lead to implications in the practice of arbitration in the region considering the upcoming World Cup 2022 and the Expo 2020. Existing underlying contracts could be impacted by the sanctions and should be looked at with the aim to