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Employment – Confidentiality Agreement

An employment contract is a contract entered into by two parties, usually called the employer and the employee. On signing the employment contract, the parties are bound by the terms of the contract set out in form of contractual obligations, ... read more

Redefining Crimes Involving Cheques
By Hiba Tawfik of Motei & Associates
November 23, 2020

The UAE Cabinet approves key decree amending Commercial Transactions Laws pertaining to bounced cheques and issuance of cheques without value
As part of the UAE’s continuous efforts to strengthen the country’s position and role as a ... read more

Combating Cybercrime: The UAE Federal Public Prosecution warns against accessing data without authorisation
By Hiba Tawfik of Motei & Associates
November 16, 2020

In a video clip posted on its social media platforms, the Federal Public Prosecution outlined and highlighted the punishment for committing actions considered a cybercrime under the UAE Law.
As per Article 4 of the Federal Decree-Law No. 5 of ... read more

A Commitment Towards Tolerance and Diversity: The UAE Announces Major Changes to Regulate Personal and Family Laws
By Hiba Tawfik of Motei & Associates
November 9, 2020

In line with its robust reforms to boost the country’s economic and social standing, the UAE announced on Saturday major changes to several personal and family laws affecting a large number of people both residing within the UAE and/or merely ... read more

Prepare your business to comply with the UAE Economic Substance Regulations

In response to an assessment of the UAE’s tax framework by the European Union (‘EU’), the UAE introduced a Resolution on the Economic Substance Regulations (the ‘Regulations’) on 30 April 2019. The Regulations require UAE mainland and free zone ... read more

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – is it an excusable event from contractual obligations?

The growing increase in international travel and trade has led to a parallel emergence of global threats such as disease and other health risks. The Public Health Emergencies of International Concern (PHEIC) have also raised questions regarding ... read more

UAE Labor ban: A comprehensive guide
By Sonal Das of Motei & Associates
February 7, 2019

When an employee violates the provisions of the UAE labor laws or the conditions of employment in his employment contract, the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization (MOHRE) issues a ban against the employee for 6 ... read more

General Guideline on Divorce for Non-Muslims in UAE
By Sonal Das of Motei & Associates
December 9, 2018

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has the highest number of expats living in the region, constituting over 80% of the country’s population. Dubai being the number one in the list of divorce cases filed in the UAE.
Divorce itself is ... read more

New JAFZA Regulations 2018
By Pooja Puri, Corporate Secretary at Motei & Associates
October 31, 2018

The Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority (‘JAFZA’ / the ‘Authority’) has recently issued JAFZA Offshore Companies Regulations, 2018 (‘New Regulations’) applicable to the Offshore Companies formed with the Authority and shall repeal and replace the ... read more

Types of employment contracts in the UAE
By Pooja Puri, Corporate Secretary at Motei & Associates
October 10, 2018

Federal Law No. 8 of 1980 which is also known as the Labour Law provides all the provisions that regulate labour relations in the United Arab Emirates (‘UAE’). It is applicable to all the employers, employees (including UAE nationals and ... read more

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Damac Executive Heights (TECOM)
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P.O. Box: 112888
Dubai, UAE