Could Dubai tenancy contracts be terminated due to coronavirus COVID-19? And, if so, could tenants leave the premises without any penalty or could they be evicted? On the other hand, questions have been asked regarding reduction and postponement of rent. Could tenant ask to reduce and/or postpone the rent and is the landlord obliged to satisfy such request?Coronavirus COVID-19 and Force Majeure under UAE law 22.04.2020
My clients come up to me with a question where COVID-19 is a Force Majeure event that would relieve the company from its obligations to perform existing contracts. The answer to this question is not strait forward and depends on few factors that need to be considered.
JAFZA have passed new JAFZA Offshore Companies Regulations 2018 that replace the existing Regulation of 2003.DIFC Wills for non-Muslim expatriates in Dubai 03.10.2017
The purpose of this article is to provide a brief introduction to a new possibility for foreigners in Dubai to register their last wills and testaments (Wills) and express their wishes with regard to the distribution of their Dubai (and/or Ras Al Khaimah) assets after death.Limited Liability Company: requirements under new UAE Commercial Companies Law 03.04.2017
The new UAE Commercial Companies Law (Federal Law No. 2 of 2015) (“CCL”) came into effect on 1 July 2015. It replaced previous Law No 8 of 1984. A fine of AED 2000 per day of delay will be imposed on any company that fails to amend its MOA before 1 July 2017 to be compliant with the provisions of the new CCL.
There are several options for obtaining residence permit (resident visa) in Dubai, UAE.Offshore Company in Jebel Ali Free Zone in Dubai, UAE 18.05.2015 Starting from 1 January 2011, the Land Department in Dubai will only register properties in the name of offshore entities registered as such with Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority (JAFZA). Dubai Property Law 18.05.2015 Following months of speculation as to when the UAE property law will be passed and whether it will allow full ownership for foreign nationals, it has finally happened.