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UAE plots new finance laws

Laws will regulate financial sector, control flow of 'hot money', and tackle bankruptcy and credit.

June 16, 2010 3:55
 
Metro laws are fine with us

Metro laws are fine with us

Officials have been issuing more fines on the Dubai Metro lately, though passengers can’t make sense of them. But Kipp doesn’t mind.

June 3, 2010 4:01
 
Brand protection

Brand protection

There are a number of things to consider when seeking to register and protect your brands, says Lara Haidar from The Rights Lawyers.

October 22, 2009 2:29
 
Arming up

Arming up

Saudi has just introduced new laws allowing private companies to sell firearms. Is the kingdom arming itself?

October 18, 2009 4:14
 
Kuwait’s unions unifying

Kuwait’s unions unifying

One of the main trade unions in the country is planning to regulate the activities of all the unions in Kuwait, as some of them are illegal.

September 22, 2009 2:28
 
Will the UAE’s new law change business?

Will the UAE’s new law change business?

The country has scrapped the AED150,000 minimum requirement for a company to start a business here. According to analysts, more has to be done.

August 11, 2009 12:16
 

No minimum balance for new firms in the UAE

Companies will no longer need a minimum of...

August 10, 2009 2:04
 
Stripping down the laws

Stripping down the laws

A man in Dubai has been sentenced to a month in jail for wearing a cancer awareness t-shirt that featured an almost nude Victoria Beckham.

June 21, 2009 9:59
 
Bahrain: ‘sin city’ no more?

Bahrain: ‘sin city’ no more?

The Gulf country was the only one from the region named in a list of sin cities produced by Ask Men magazine last year, and the government isn’t happy about it.

March 31, 2009 11:50
 
Launch of the lingerie campaign in Saudi

Launch of the lingerie campaign in Saudi

Women in the kingdom are boycotting lingerie stores to push for the implementation of a law that allows female staff to work in shops selling women’s undergarments.

March 26, 2009 4:47
 
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