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Ince Quick Brief - Dubai - December 2018

News / / Dubai

We are pleased to present the last edition of our Ince Quick Brief for 2018. The last few months have been busy with many conferences and awards events taking place. We are very pleased to have won the Maritime Services Award presented by Seatrade Maritime Awards for the recognition of the debt collection services we offer our clients in the UAE to recover their outstanding debts, allowing clients to focus on day to day operations. In addition to winning this award, Rania Tadros, Managing Partner of the Dubai office won the “Lawyer of the Year” award and Paul Katsouris, an Associate in the Dubai office won the “Young Lawyer of the Year” award at the DIFC Academy of Law Annual Legal Gala.

In this Quick Brief we provide you with updates on a number of topics related to our core industry sectors. 

If you have any questions or comments regarding any of the updates, insights and opinions, please contact dubai.marketing@incelaw.com.

Rania Tadros

Rania Tadros Managing Partner

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News / The Dubai Court considers the nature of the indemnity under a construction insurance contract

19-12-2018 / Insurance

In a recent judgment the UAE local court considered the nature of the indemnity under a Builder’s All Risks policy, namely whether the property under construction was insured on an agreed value basis.

The Dubai Court considers the nature of the indemnity under a construction insurance contract

News / Are you owed money by a UAE company?

19-12-2018 /

Debt recovery in the UAE is of high interest both locally and abroad. Many companies have unpaid debts, some of which may not be of such a value to justify too much time, expense, or resources, but are by no means insignificant to the operation of that company.

Are you owed money by a UAE company?

News / US sanctions against Iran, EU Blocking Regulation and where it leaves businesses in the Middle East

19-12-2018 /

The issue of Iran sanctions is highly topical since the US administration announced its decision to re-impose US nuclear-related sanctions against Iran. In this article we discuss the issues that are relevant to businesses in this region.

US sanctions against Iran, EU Blocking Regulation and where it leaves businesses in the Middle East

News / Mediation in the United Arab Emirates

19-12-2018 /

Mediation is widely utilised globally as an effective means of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in many types of disputes (e.g. insurance, shipping, oil and gas etc.). It is becoming more prevalent in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), particularly in construction and property disputes. However, the use of mediation in the region remains relatively limited in comparison to other jurisdictions.his is surprising when considering the long standing practice of collective conciliation in settling disputes in Arabic and Islamic culture and the duty to reconcile under Sharia Law.

Mediation in the United Arab Emirates

News / Nine observations on navigating UAE port claims

19-12-2018 / Maritime

According to the European Maritime Safety Agency’s Annual overview of marine casualties and incidents 2017, 42% of incidents happened inside the port area, which may lead to claims against vessels by port authorities and vice versa. In this article, we highlight the legal and practical pitfalls that parties need to bear in mind when dealing with claims involving ports in the UAE.

Nine observations on navigating UAE port claims