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GCC VAT: THE UAE TO IMPLEMENT VAT IN 2018 – WHAT WE KNOW SO FAR

With the Gulf nations aiming to diversify their economies through the implementation of a VAT in 2018, what can we expect? In recent years, the Gulf States have sought measures to diversify their economies to reduce their oil dependency and seek alternative means of state revenue. In a unified effort, six GCC countries have announced … Continue reading GCC VAT: THE UAE TO IMPLEMENT VAT IN 2018 – WHAT WE KNOW SO FAR

BUSINESS SETUP DUBAI & CORPORATE GOVERNANCE – UAE COMMERCIAL COMPANIES LAW AND LEGAL REFORMS

Karbal & Co is an international law firm with offices in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and Tripoli, Libya. Our corporate law practice advises clients on all ownership, corporate governance and regulatory matters. Our experience includes setting up companies, ownership agreements and drafting articles of association for various different companies in the information techonology, medical and … Continue reading BUSINESS SETUP DUBAI & CORPORATE GOVERNANCE – UAE COMMERCIAL COMPANIES LAW AND LEGAL REFORMS

HEALTH INSURANCE LAW DUBAI & ABU DHABI: EMPLOYER RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

Prior to the growth of the foreign workforce in the United Arab Emirates at the beginning of the millennium, an employer was only required to pay a few hundred dirhams to obtain a health card for its employees to be treated at medical facilities.  With the increase in demand for the provision of health services … Continue reading HEALTH INSURANCE LAW DUBAI & ABU DHABI: EMPLOYER RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

LIABILITY OF A FREIGHT-FORWARDER BEFORE THE DUBAI COURTS

Dr. Mohamed Karbal is a New York lawyer and founder of Karbal & Co, a full-service international law firm with offices in Libya and Dubai that serve the needs of businesses and governments in Libya and the United Arab Emirates. There has been a debate in many countries on the degree of liability of the … Continue reading LIABILITY OF A FREIGHT-FORWARDER BEFORE THE DUBAI COURTS