Employment and Labour Law Updates in the Gulf

Emiratisation in the UAE Private Sector: Recent Developments

Written by Anna Marshall – Associate – Employment & Incentives – Al Tamimi & Co. To ensure that UAE nationals are active participants in, and beneficiaries of, the UAE’s continued economic growth, the UAE Government has introduced various initiatives over the years to encourage …
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UAE Labour Court: The Cost Implications

Written by Samir Kantaria – Partner – Head of Employment & Incentives- Al Tamimi & Co. At the end of an employment relationship, ideally parties seek an exit strategy agreeable to both. However, often breakdown of the employment relationship is fractious and …
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New Dispute Resolution Procedure in Dubai

Written by Omar Obeidat Partner, Head of Intellectual Property, Al Tamimi & Co. Clients wishing to resolve claims with and/or to recover debts from Dubai based entities, which have clearly defaulted on their payments, can now breathe a sigh of relief. …
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E-commerce and VAT in the UAE and in KSA

by Xavier Solanes – Associate- Al Tamimi & Co.- Dubai Maze Tower E-commerce poses many challenges to legal practitioners and companies alike around the world, and the introduction of Value Added Tax (“VAT”) in the United Arab Emirates (“UAE”) and …
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The Regulation of Electronic Transactions in Oman

Written by Ahmed Al Barwani – Head of Office – Muscat April 2018 With the fast development and implementation of technology and the internet in processing operations in private and public sectors, and concluding transactions locally and internationally online or electronically on a cross-border …
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Working Towards Vision 2030: Key Employment Considerations in KSA

Written by Mohsin Khan – Senior Associate – Al Tamimi & Co.- Jeddah Since the launch of its flagship “Vision 2030” initiative in 2016, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA or the Kingdom) has steadily been taking measures to diversify its economy …
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