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  • Trademark According to Saudi Law
       Provided by Mohammed Al Khiliwi Law Firm Attorneys and Legal Consultants

    The Saudi trademark law punishes anyone who forges a registered trademark or imitates or uses it without the consent of its owner.

  • Legal Problems of Alcoholism and Drugs Assumption in UAE
       Provided by Hassan Elhais

    Any person found selling, buying or acquiring alcoholic drinks without a valid alcohol license shall be punished under Law on Alcoholic Beverage Control issued in 1972. UAE criminal law provides for punishment by imprisonment for 6 months, fine of five thousand dirhams or both and the court in all cases has the right to keep the possession of such materials with the court.

  • Maritime Trade in Jordan
       Provided by Abdullah & Partners Law Firm

    Maritime Law is solely applicable to sea navigation excluding domestic or river navigation.

  • Blocking Online Gambling Websites – New Israeli Legislation
       Provided by Barnea & Co. Law Offices

    The Israeli parliament has enacted new legislation that will authorize Israeli courts to issue orders that block, inter alia, online gambling websites . This new Act, which enters into force on September 26, 2017, is the result of, inter alia, an Israeli Supreme Court judgement that prevented the Israeli Police from blocking access and closing down websites on the basis of its “terrestrial” authority to close down premises that are used to commit an offense.

  • A Letter of Guarantee: An Insight into Egyptian Law
       Provided by Youssry Saleh Law Firm

    A letter of guarantee is a type of a contract issued by a bank on behalf of a customer who has entered into a contract to purchase goods from a supplier and promises to meet any financial obligations to the supplier in the event of the default. The main purpose of this product is to guarantee payment to the beneficiary regardless of any objection or contestation from any other party.

  • Steps to File Trademark Infringement Case in UAE
       Provided by HHS Lawyers & Legal Consultants

    Trademark Infringement is indeed a worldwide concern that businesses from around the world have to face almost every day of their lives, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is not an exception to that. There are cases that are still arising from one end of the country to the other, and having as much information as you can with regard to this kind of topic is useful and knowledgeable lest you’ll be in the same shoes as the others.

  • Patent Application in Ghana
       Provided by AB LexMall & Associates

    Patent means the title granted to protect an invention. The law explains further that an invention is an idea of an inventor which permits in practice the solution to a specific problem in the field of technology. Inventions relates to the product itself or the process.

  • The Fiscal System in the UAE
       Provided by Eptalex

    Following the issuance of the UAE VAT law at the end of August 2017, and the simultaneous launch of the UAE Federal Tax Authority (FTA) website, businesses and individuals can now start to make changes to their core operations, financial management and book-keeping, technology, as well as human resources and consultants if necessary.

  • Finality of Arbitral Awards under Ethiopian Arbitration Law
       Provided by Sirak and Michael Law Office

    Ethiopian arbitration is law is under explored. Among the issues that need careful attention and proper explanation is the meaning of finality of arbitral awards. Understanding this a necessity because it has a direct relation with appeal and enforcement of arbitral awards. Especially, Ethiopian law rejects the concept of lis pendens and finality of arbitral awards vis-a-vis the power of cassation.

  • Off-Shore Accounts: The Panama Fiasco
       Provided by Silver & Co., U.S. Tax Attorneys

    The disclosure of 11.5 million documents held in strict confidence by a Panama law firm displays once again how vulnerable holders of off-shore accounts are. Confidentiality has always stood at the center of offshore financial centers. With an estimated 32 TRILLION dollars held ‘offshore’, the US and other countries looked for ways to get their hands on their share.

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