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UAE Labour Market Reform: Resolutions 765 & 766 of the UAE Labour Law

Posted by MIO Law Firm on Jul 17, 2017 10:00:00 AM

The UAE Labour Market Reform – Resolutions 765 of 2015 (termination of contracts) and 766 of 2015 (Labour ban) of the UAE Labour Law

The implementation of the UAE labour market reform was carried out over three resolutions which simultaneously came into effect on January 1, 2016. The aim of the Ministry of Labour was to create transparency in the employment relationship and ensure the supervision of contracts.

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Topics: UAE Labour Market Reform

The Effect of VAT Implementation In The UAE For 2018

Posted by MIO Law Firm on Jul 3, 2017 9:00:00 AM

What is VAT?            

Value-Added Tax (VAT) is a kind of consumption tax that is linked to a product whenever values are added every step of the supply chain, i.e. for materials and/or parts from other suppliers, in the process of manufacturing, and the product’s final sale. VAT is usually confused with sales tax by many. Sales taxes are placed on the final sale of goods unlike VAT, where taxation applies to each step of the supply chain.

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What Is The Legal Process in the UAE If I Get Stopped At The Airport?

Posted by MIO Law Firm on Jun 26, 2017 9:25:00 AM

The customs and laws in the UAE may feel very different especially compared to Western countries, which could cause confusion for expats while in transit and/or visiting the country, as they are most likely unaware of the rules and regulations. Therefore, it is important to be diligent about the local customs of the UAE prior to your arrival. The same issue concerns the expats in terms of legal process and laws who reside in the UAE and more or less familiar with the country.

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Topics: Legal Processes

Understanding The Litigation Process In The UAE

Posted by MIO Law Firm on Jun 12, 2017 9:00:00 AM

The UAE has seven Emirates/states under the federal government. Each of these states can promulgate their own laws as long as they are in conformity with the federal laws and the constitution, which override all state laws. The judicial process as a whole is governed by the UAE Federal Civil Procedures Code.

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Topics: Litigation