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A Law Book With A Gavel - Labour Law

UAE news: No more 6-month ban for employees

Ministry of Labour changes the system, starting from January

December 27, 2015 4:00
Employment contract

3 things to know about the new labour laws

Reforms will protect employers’ and employees’ rights

September 30, 2015 5:59
Dubai Marina At Night

Dubai Municipality fights development of luxury property

Calls from all sectors for developers to build affordable property rather than luxury developments

December 3, 2014 3:30
Big brother

Big brother in the Smart city

Landlords now have three months to install CCTV cameras on their properties

September 1, 2014 12:27
UAE Rubber Stamp

New visa rules, fees to take effect in August

Visa to include multiple entry permits

July 29, 2014 10:35

Things you need to know about privacy laws in the UAE

Did you know that taking a picture of somebody in a private place, such as a house, and posting it on Instagram could get you in jail? We didn’t.

July 27, 2014 12:45
US lawmakers take next step on new Iran sanctions

US lawmakers take next step on new Iran sanctions

Targets affiliates of Revolutionary Guard Corps; Could lead to sanctions on those who buy from NIOC, NITC; BP's Shah Deniz gas project would be excluded

January 31, 2012 2:44

Lawmaker urges US pursue trade pact w/ Egypt

A top Republican lawmaker urged President Barack Obama's administration on Wednesday to pursue trade talks with Egypt to help shape the nascent democracy after a tumultuous year.

December 15, 2011 3:22

Kurdish PM fears more delay in draft Iraq oil law

Barham Salih says Iraq oil minister's stance may delay bill; Oil minister has warned Kurds on oil contract approach; Salih meets French investors, Total present

December 13, 2011 11:33

Algeria to change energy law to draw investors

Energy minister says fiscal terms to be reviewed; Oil majors say terms too onerous to invest; Oil and gas bid rounds have seen lacklustre interest

December 7, 2011 12:40