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Liechtenstein Blockchain Law

2020-06-28T13:01:02+00:00June 4th, 2020|Categories: Lexwins by Goodwins Law Corporation|Tags: , , |

Liechtenstein Blockchain Law This article focuses on the latest developments in the field of blockchain and its regulatory aspects across the globe, with special reference to the Liechtenstein’s Blockchain Law. Introduction On October 3, 2019 the Liechtenstein Parliament passed the Token and Trusted Technology Service Provider Act (the “TTVG” or the “Law”). The Law [...]

What are the rights of a father in a divorce?

2020-06-28T12:58:56+00:00May 27th, 2020|Categories: Lexwins by Goodwins Law Corporation|Tags: , , |

What are the rights of a father in a divorce? Introduction It is commonly seen that, in the eventuality of a dissolution of marriage, the father is expected to financially support the child but is often entirely excluded from the life of his child. This is usually due to, custody being granted to the [...]

Defects in Real Estate Units Post-Handover

2020-04-30T10:56:28+00:00April 30th, 2020|Categories: Lexwins by Goodwins Law Corporation|Tags: , , , , , |

Defects in Real Estate Units Post-Handover Mark Twain once commented that people should buy land, as it wasn’t being produced anymore. While it may no longer be true for UAE in a literal sense, the spirit of the saying rings true. The Real Estate Sector in UAE had developed into an investor’s market, however [...]

A New Era of Litigation by Remote Visual Communication Techniques in the UAE

2020-04-15T12:55:41+00:00April 14th, 2020|Categories: Lexwins by Goodwins Law Corporation|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A New Era of Litigation by Remote Visual Communication Techniques in the UAE On 26/03/2020, the services of the Courts and the Notary Public had been suspended for a period of four (4) weeks, as precautionary measures to ensure public safety from the ongoing pandemic caused by Covid-19. However, Courts and other legal forums [...]

ADGM Courts Issue First Arbitration-Related Judgements

2020-04-14T10:06:51+00:00April 14th, 2020|Categories: Lexwins by Goodwins Law Corporation|Tags: , , , , |

ADGM Courts Issue First Arbitration-Related Judgements The Abu Dhabi Global Market (hereinafter “ADGM”) is a business hub in the UAE, with multiple sectors emerging in the area. As a financial free zone, it has attracted investment and activity due to its enhanced adoption of the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration, and a [...]

Interpreting Dubai’s New Law Governing Jointly Owned Properties

2020-04-14T10:16:02+00:00April 14th, 2020|Categories: Lexwins by Goodwins Law Corporation|Tags: , , , , , |

Interpreting Dubai’s New Law Governing Jointly Owned Properties Introduction On 4th September 2019, in his capacity as Ruler of Dubai, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum issued Law No. (6) of 2019, which is related to joint ownership of real-estate in Dubai. It is [...]

DIFC TRUSTS AND FOUNDATIONS

2020-04-13T10:37:48+00:00April 12th, 2020|Categories: Lexwins by Goodwins Law Corporation|Tags: , , , , , |

DIFC TRUSTS AND FOUNDATIONS Introduction Trusts and Foundations are prominent vehicles for the purpose of succession planning, wealth preservation and asset protection. These vehicles enable families to plan and structure their asset-holding and its distribution for long-term. Within the region, many family owned businesses are entering into the transitional stage of handover from one [...]

Hedging Strategies for Electricity and Energy Contracts

2020-04-08T08:04:42+00:00April 8th, 2020|Categories: Lexwins by Goodwins Law Corporation|Tags: , , , , , |

Hedging Strategies for Electricity and Energy Contracts Introduction In the financial realm, hedging means reducing or if possible, pre-empting the risk of negative movements in the value of financial assets. In other words, it is a kind of preventive mechanism against events that might adversely affect the value of a given set of financial [...]

COVID-19 Employment Update: MoHRE Resolution for Stability of Expat Employees and Labourers

2020-04-05T18:29:58+00:00March 31st, 2020|Categories: Lexwins by Goodwins Law Corporation|Tags: , , , , , |

COVID-19 Employment Update: MoHRE Resolution for Stability of Expat Employees and Labourers Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization (“MoHRE”) has issued Resolution No. 279 of 2020 (“Resolution”) regarding the stability of employment in private sector companies during the period of applying precautionary measures to contain the spread of Covid-19 virus. The Resolution has answered [...]