Blogs

New insolvency regime: a step forward for the UAE

Published July 2017

Whilst the UAE was ranked number 26 in the World Bank’s...

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The Indian Business Law Journal reports on Anjarwalla & Khanna | ALN and AC&H

Published July 6, 2017

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Legal Notes - a publication by ALN

Published July 2017

The July 2017 edition of Legal Notes, an ALN publication...

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VAT introduction in the UAE: what you need to know

Published June 2017

Historically the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has always been considered a tax-free jurisdiction with revenue...

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Legal Alert: Dubai International Finance Centre Courts Enforce a US Judgment for the First Time.

Published May 2017

The DIFC Courts have, for the first time, enforced a US judgment. In the recent case, Barclays Bank...

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Rights of Third Parties under the UAE Civil Code

Published April 2017


The UAE Civil Code (“Code”) contains, inter alia,...

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New Mortgage Law in the UAE: preliminary view

Published March 2017


Federal Law no (20) of 2016 concerning the mortgage of movable assets as a security for a...

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Ian Gaitta, Partner at AC&H, interviewed by The Lawyer

Published 20 March 2017

“Countries with more diversified economies such as Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania seem to be attracting more...

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AC&H ranked by Chambers Global 2017

Published 16th of March 2017

AC&H is proud to announce that it has been ranked by Chamber & Partners as the Top Leading Firm in the UAE for foreign expertise for...

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Overview of competition law in the UAE

Published February 2017

The first anti-trust and competition legislation was introduced in the United Arab Emirates...

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The DIFC’S Wills & Probate Registry– 2016/2017 Latest developments

Published January 2017

30th April 2015 saw the launch of the DIFC’s (Dubai International Financial...

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Is using a VPN in the UAE illegal?

Published November 2016

The recent introduction of the Federal Law No. (12) of 2016...

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Frontier Markets & the Future of our Business - STEP Arabia Branch Conference

Published November 2016

On the 7th November 2016, the STEP Arabia Branch Conference was hosted in Dubai and this year’s aim was to...

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Third ALN Annual International Conference 2016 concludes in Dubai

7th of October 2016

ALN conference praised by delegates as ‘best yet’

15 panel sessions enable...

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Consumer Protection – Rights of Consumers and Obligations of Suppliers in the UAE

Published October 2016

Domestic consumer spending by UAE residents and tourists visiting the UAE has been an important segment of the UAE economy.  According to reports by...

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Atiq Anjarwalla talks about investing in Africa with Greg Fairlie of Emirates News, Dubai One Channel

Published October 12, 2016

"Most African governments have realized that - in order to attract investments - they need to open up their markets, they need to reduce bureaucracy...

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Atiq Anjarwalla interviewed by The National on Gulf investments in Africa

Published October 2016

The 2016 ALN Annual International Conference "Africa:Bridging the Gulf" will take place on the 5th and 6th of October at Park Hyatt...

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Gifting of Property in the Emirate of Dubai

Published September 2016

Property inheritance within UAE jurisdiction, can often prove to be challenging for investors...

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AC&H and the DIFC in India 

Published August 2016 

On 24th August 2016, Sunita Singh-Dalal, Partner at AC&H, led a delegation of officials from the Dubai International...

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Structuring of Real Estate Property Ownership in Dubai

 

Published July 2016

Article 4 of Law No. 7 of 2006 (“Dubai Property...

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The UAE Anti-Hate Law: how it affects employers

Published July 2016
The United Arab Emirates is home...

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Legal Update: Establishment of the Dubai Economic Security Centre – Dubai Law No. 4/2016

Published July 2016

The UAE and the Emirate of Dubai has made significant efforts to improve its status as an international financial and economic hub. In this regard, the...

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AC&H appointed by the Meydan Group LLC for a major transaction in the UAE

Anjarwalla Collins & Haidermota Legal Consultants has represented the Meydan Group LLC in the negotiations of hotel management contracts...

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General Managers' liabilities under UAE Regulations

Published June 2016

The General Manager of a legal entity that is incorporated in the UAE, whether located on-shore or within one of the...

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Establishing a School in Dubai – the Owner’s Perspective

Published June 2016

One of the national priorities of the United Arab Emirates (“UAE”), emphasized in the UAE VISION 2021 National Agenda, is...

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VAT Introduction in the UAE - What it means for business

Published May 2016

The UAE has announced it will proceed with the implementation of a value-added tax (VAT) regime, which is planned to come into effect on January 1, 2018. It...

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Business Beyond Borders: The Dubai Free Zones

Published June 2015

Dubai is strategically located as a cross road connecting Africa, Asia and Europe. With the...

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AFRICA: UAE – Bridging the Gulf

Published August 2015

In recent years, Africa has established itself globally as a key investment opportunity. While...

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The Abu Dhabi Global Market: An Additional Gateway To New Opportunities

Published August 2015

The Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) was established as a financial free zone in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The ADGM has developed a world class...

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Managing Your Private Wealth: Setting up a Single Family Office in the DIFC

Published October 2015

Background

In 2008, the Dubai International...

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The Dubai Government: Now Serving Up Fresh Tenders

Published September 2015

As Dubai prepares for Expo 2020, the Dubai government continues to maintain a high level of...

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Insolvency and Restructuring in the UAE

Published December 2015

There has been an ongoing push over the years for the reform of UAE’s existing insolvency...

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An Introduction to Agency Law in the UAE

Published July 2015

Introduction

The UAE continues to be the...

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Introducing the New Wills & Probate Registry, DIFC, Dubai: Part II What You Need to Know Before Registering Your Will

Published June 2015

The Dubai International Financial Centre (“DIFC”)...

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GLOBAL PRESS RELEASE

Published November 2014

The conference, entitled “Africa: Bridging the Gulf”, was hosted by Read More