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by Mazhar Farooqui Published: Khaleej Times on Mon 4 Sep 2023 UAE: Thai woman cleared of drug charges in a case of mistaken identity; all set to return home A Thai visitor in Dubai is set to return home after a distressing experience involving mistaken identity in a drug case. Last week, PJ was finally acquitted of wrongful drug possession charges, which had led to a Dh5,000 fine in July. Justice was served

Dubai is well poised to attract new investments and launches in the burgeoning Cryptocurrency and Blockchain sector with the launch of its latest law that aims to provide a regulatory framework for entities dealing with Virtual Assets. Dubai Law No. 4 of 2022 Regulating Virtual Assets in the Emirate of Dubai (the “New Law”), issued on February 28, 2022, is a progressive step to facilitate the emerging needs of the Cryptocurrency

READ OUR JOINT ARTICLE: UAE Laws in Relation to Cheque Crime written by Abdulla AlRoken and Ahmed Hasan AlZaabi On 27 September 2020, the UAE President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, issued Federal Decree-Law No.14/2020 Amending some provisions of the Commercial Transactions Law promulgated by Federal Law No. 18/1993 ConcerningCommercial Transactions. Federal Decree-Law No. 14/2020 was published in the UAE Official Gazette on 30 September 2020. The most significant amendments in

As part of the Bilingual Court project, the Abu Dhabi Commercial Court is launching the Case Management Bilingual Forms in Arabic and English. This measure is aimed at removing the language barrier from legal proceedings, providing easier access to legal services, increasing judicial transparency, and modernizing the court procedures. For the first time in the region, Plaintiffs in cases involving non-Arabic speakers would have to translate case files into English. Before