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09 Gen

Dubai Exports promotes UAE products among countries in Africa

Dubai Exports, the export promotion agency of the Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai, recently participated in a series of events in Egypt, Ivory Coast and Nigeria as part of its efforts to promote UAE products and services across promising international markets and connect local trade to the best gateways in the African continent. […]

07 Gen

Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) Ruler receives Italian Consul-General – Valentina Setta

H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, today received at his palace in Saqr bin Mohammed City, Valentina Setta, Italian Consul-General. During the meeting, the two sides reviewed aspects of joint cooperation between the two friendly countries and ways of boosting them in the economic, investment, […]

06 Gen

Traders to receive 50% reduction on commercial fines in Dubai

The Commercial Compliance and Consumer Protection (CCCP) sector in the Department of Economic Development (DED) has announced an automatic settlement facility for traders eligible for 50% reduction on commercial fines. The announcement is in line with the declaration of 2019 as the Year of Tolerance by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. […]

26 Dic

Key changes in Sharjah’s human resources law

The Sharjah Executive Council issued Decree No. 36 of 2018 amending the Executive Council Resolution No. 17 of 2017 on the Executive Regulations of Law No. 6 of 2015 concerning human resources in the Emirate of Sharjah. Heads of various Sharjah government bodies and institutions have highlighted the significance of the new amendments to the […]

20 Dic

Etihad Credit Insurance to fortify inter-Arab trade and UAE exports globally

Etihad Credit Insurance, ECI, the UAE Federal export credit company, has inked a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with Arab Investment & Export Credit Guarantee Corporation (Dhaman) to strengthen inter-Arab trade and UAE exports globally. The MoU was signed during the workshop organised jointly by the UAE Ministry of Economy, Dhaman, and UAE International Investors Council […]

19 Dic

ADGM issues public consultation on commercial licence renewal and fines for late account filing

The Registration Authority of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, has published two consultation papers inviting comments from ADGM registered entities, advisors and stakeholders on proposed guidance regarding its approach to the imposition of fines for, (a) late filings of annual accounts and (b) for late commercial licence renewals. […]

18 Dic

UAE participates in Italian President’s New Year celebrations

The UAE Ambassador to Italy Saqr Nasser Al Raisi has attended a reception hosted by the President of Italy Sergio Mattarella as part of the New Year celebrations, at the presidential palace in Rome. On the occasion, Ambassador Al Raisi conveyed the greetings of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan; His Highness […]

10 Dic

FNC Parliamentary Division highlights role of parliaments in developing global trade legislation

The Federal National Council, FNC, Parliamentary Division highlighted the importance of the role of parliaments in developing legislation, laws and national practices that will help in the implementation of international trade procedures. Such trade procedures, especially those stated in various international conventions, must be reflected in national policies, programs and legislation. This statement is part […]

07 Dic

MOHRE issues collective labour dispute resolution

Nasser bin Thani Al Hamli, Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation, has issued a collective labor dispute resolution. The resolution, which includes the definition of a dispute, ways of settlement, and relevant operational procedures and legal penalties, will be published in the latest issue of the Official Gazette. It defines a “collective labor dispute” is […]

05 Dic

Dubai Chamber workshop provides clarity on UAE’s new arbitration law

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently hosted a workshop in collaboration with Taylor Wessing (Middle East) to raise awareness about the UAE’s new arbitration law and examine how various provisions of the law may be interpreted and applied in practice. The workshop, held at the Dubai Chamber’s premises, was attended by their members, […]