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Evidential Law – United Arab Emirates

Evidential Law – United Arab Emirates

Published: 16 Nov 2022

The United Arab Emirates (UAE), which is a federation of seven Emirates i.e., Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain (UAQ), Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) and Fujairah, has promulgated laws which are progressive in content and application. These have, over the years, served ends of justice well. Towards this end, the Federal Government of the UAE has provided for certain codified laws which specifi...

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Employer Found to be Justified in not Selecting Complainant with Disability for Role

Employer Found to be Justified in not Selecting Complainant with Disability for Role

Published: 15 Nov 2022

William Morris v Iarnrod Eireann Irish RailADJ-00027184 is an interesting recent decision from the Workplace Relations Commission (“WRC”) which examined whether an employer’s decision not to hire someone with a disability was justified on the basis of its medical policy in the context of a safety critical role. Facts: The Complainant applied for two roles with the Respondent railway organisation. ...

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Available Soon: International Investment Law and Investor-State Disputes in Central Asia: Emerging Issues

Available Soon: International Investment Law and Investor-State Disputes in Central Asia: Emerging Issues

Published: 15 Nov 2022

The Law Offices of Kiran N Gore PLLC is delighted to announce the publication of International Investment Law and Investor-State Disputes in Central Asia: Emerging Issues, coedited by Kiran Nasir Gore, Elijah Putilin, Kabir A.N. Duggal and Crina Baltag. The book is published by Kluwer Law International and available in print and digital versions as of December 2022. The bookdraws on the experience...

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LC Lawyers is named Recommended Firm and Recommended Attorney by Global Law Experts 2022–2023

LC Lawyers is named Recommended Firm and Recommended Attorney by Global Law Experts 2022–2023

Published: 14 Nov 2022

We are pleased to announce that LC Lawyers LLP has continuously been named as a “Recommended Firm” in M&A; and our Managing Partner Rossana Chu also recognised as a “Recommended Attorney” in M&A for the second consecutive year, to endorse our firm’s exclusive M&A law position and expert in Hong Kong by Global Law Experts (GLE) for 2022–2023. RECOMMENDED FIRM – M&A: HONG KONG LC LAW...

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Lifting Constraints on Investment in Algeria

Lifting Constraints on Investment in Algeria

Published: 14 Nov 2022

The economic operators welcome with great enthusiasm the publication of the texts of application relating to the law 22–18 on investment. As published in the Official Journal No. 60 dated September 18, 2022, eight (08) texts of application detail the provisions of the law 22–18 that aim at boosting domestic and foreign investment in Algeria. These texts relate to: The structure and function of th...

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Things Foreign Companies Need to Consider When Resuming Activity in Libya

Things Foreign Companies Need to Consider When Resuming Activity in Libya

Published: 14 Nov 2022

The Libyan economy is now recovering and witnessing an unprecedented period of stability. Following the resumption of foreign diplomatic missions conducting their work in Libya, many foreign companies were encouraged to continue and resume their business activities in the country. This has also been supported by the latest Energy & Economic Summit held in Tripoli in November, which was conside...

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Libyan Visa for Foreign Workers in Libya

Libyan Visa for Foreign Workers in Libya

Published: 14 Nov 2022

Libya has always been a major destination for foreign workers regardless of the ongoing conflict in parts of the country and the related economic challenges due to the large demand for foreign expertise and the foreign companies working in the country, especially in the Oil & Gas sector. In addition to the fact that in comparison to the countries surrounding Libya, the salary scale offered by ...

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De-registration of Foreign Company Branches in Libya

De-registration of Foreign Company Branches in Libya

Published: 14 Nov 2022

Whether be it for financial and economic reasons or linked to a struggle in coping with the fluctuating overall situation in Libya, some companies take the decision of ceasing the operations of their branch in the country and de-register their company branch. It is very important to properly have the company branch de-registered legally in order to avoid any liabilities as the entity will remain l...

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