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Publication on UAE Law

Our circular "Looking Back at 2020: Legal Developments in the United Arab Emirates" can be downloaded here.

Webinar dedicated to Your Questions on UAE Labour Law

At the AHK Legal Network webinar of the German Emirati Joint Council for Industry & Commerce (AHK) titled "You ask - We answer" on 24.11.2020, Lisa Merod will answer your individual employment-related questions.

Webinar on Adjusting Business Operations in Times of Crises

Together with the Swiss Business Council, the British Business Group, the Australian Business Council and the Austrian Business Council, ANDERS LEGAL CONSULTANCY will host a webinar on "Adjusting Business Operations in Times of Crisis: Downsizing, Change of Location, Freezing & Liquidation" on 17.11.2020.

Publication on Labour Law

Our circular "Fact Sheet: Employing Domestic Workers in the UAE" can be downloaded here.

Publication on Company Law

Our circular "New Compliance Rules for Companies in the United Arab Emirates: Ultimate Beneficial Owners Register and Partners or Shareholders Register" can be downloaded here.

Webinar on Company Set-Up in the UAE

Upon invitation of the Middlesex University Dubai, Dr. Ines Anders will inform students on 12.10.2020 about the basics of establishing a business in the UAE.

Publication on Company Law

Our circular "Overhaul of the UAE Economic Substance Regulations" can be downloaded here.

Publication on Company Law

Our circular "Bankruptcy Law for Companies in the United Arab Emirates" can be downloaded here.

Publication on Labour Law

Our circular "Retiring in the UAE: Everything you need to know about the new Retirement Visa" can be downloaded here.

Webinar on Market Entry UAE

In cooperation with the German Emirati Joint Council for Industry & Commerce (AHK) and the Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA), Dr. Anna-Luisa Lemmerz will provide insights into ways of doing business in the UAE, compliance topics and how to avoid pitfalls.

Publication on Labour Law

Our circular "The End of Employee Bank Guarantees? New Insurance Schemes in UAE Mainland, JAFZ and DMCC" can be downloaded here.

We turn 15!

Today, 15 years ago, on 11 June 2005, ANDERS LEGAL CONSULTANCY opened its doors for the very first time. Enjoy reading here our very personal look back and thoughts on the things yet to come.

Webinar on Important Developments in UAE Labour Law

At an AHK Legal Network webinar of the German Emirati Joint Council for Industry & Commerce (AHK) on 09.06.2020, Lisa Merod will give a presentation on "Five Important Developments in UAE Labour Law - Are you up to date?".

Publication on Company Law

Our circular "DMCC Company Regulations 2020 - 5 Significant Innovations" can be downloaded here.

Webinar on UAE Foreign Direct Investment Law

At an AHK Legal Network webinar of the German Emirati Joint Council for Industry & Commerce (AHK) on 19.05.2020, Dr. Anna-Luisa Lemmerz will give an update on the Foreign Direct Investment Law of the UAE.

Webinars in cooperation with the VDMA

Together with the VDMA, ANDERS LEGAL CONSULTANCY will host a webinar on UAE labour law in the light of COVID-19 on 07.05.2020 as well as a webinar concerning aspects of Force Majeure on 20.05.2020.

Ramadan Kareem

We wish you a blessed Ramadan.

Webinars on Managing Impacts of COVID-19

Upon invitation of the Swiss Business Council Dubai & Northern Emirates and starting on 16.04.2020, ANDERS LEGAL CONSULTANCY will conduct a series of webinars covering various topics on UAE employment law, tenancy and real estate law as well as contract law. You may register here.

Publication on Contract Law and COVID-19

Our circular "COVID-19: Effects on Contracts Governed by the Laws of the United Arab Emirates" can be downloaded here.

Webinar on COVID-19 and Labour Law of the UAE

Lisa Merod will represent ANDERS LEGAL CONSULTANCY and give a lecture about "COVID-19: Immigration and Labour Law in the UAE" at the AHK Legal Network Webinar of the German Emirati Joint Council for Industry & Commerce (AHK) on 07.04.2020.

Publication on Tenancy Law and COVID-19

Our circular "COVID-19: Initiatives Supporting Tenants, Landlords and Real Estate Investors in the United Arab Emirates" can be downloaded here.

Webinar on COVID-19 and Labour Law of the UAE

Lisa Merod will represent ANDERS LEGAL CONSULTANCY and give a lecture about "COVID-19: Immigration and Labour Law in the UAE" at the AHK Legal Network Webinar of the German Emirati Joint Council for Industry & Commerce (AHK) on 07.04.2020.

Publication on Labour Law and COVID-19

Our circular "COVID-19: Effects on Employment Relationships in the United Arab Emirates" can be downloaded here.

Remote Work

ANDERS LEGAL CONSULTANCY is doing its share to help slow down the spread of COVID-19 and has started working from home. Our office timings from Sunday to Thursday, 9 am to 6 pm UAE time, remain unchanged. As usual, you reach us on our mobile numbers or by eMail.

Publication on COVID-19

Our circular "COVID-19: Situation Report United Arab Emirates" can be downloaded here.

Publication on Labour Law

Our circular "Tightening of Emiratisation practice in the UAE: What you now need to consider when hiring new employees" can be downloaded here.

Anniversary

This week, we are celebrating 13 years with our colleague Alvernia Campbell. Alvernia joined ANDERS LEGAL CONSULTANCY in February 2007 and has been handling, amongst others, all residence visa related matters in our firm.

Publication on Commercial Agency Law

Our circular "The 5 Biggest Challenges when Working with a Distribution Partner in the United Arab Emirates" can be downloaded here.

Merry Christmas

We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. It has been a real pleasure for us to work with our clients and business partners throughout 2019 and we look forward to many new exciting projects in the next year.

Newsletter

Having launched our newsletter today, we will regularly keep you updated on legal and economic developments in the United Arab Emirates from now on. We wish you an enjoyable reading experience and are positive that our newsletter will provide you with valuable information. Subscribe here!

Publication on Company Law

Our circular "Economic Substance Regulations - New Regulations for Conducting Business in the United Arab Emirates" can be downloaded here.

Publication on Real Estate Law

Our circular "New Residence Visa Options for Real Estate Owners in Dubai" can be downloaded here.

Workshop on UAE Labour Law

In cooperation with the Swiss Business Council Dubai & Northern Emirates, Lisa Merod of ANDERS LEGAL CONSULTANCY will hold a workshop on "10 Surprising Aspects of UAE Labour Law" in Dubai on 06.11.2019.

Publication on Company Law

Our circular "Relaxation of Foreign Direct Investment in the United Arab Emirates" can be downloaded here.

Publication on Labour Law

Our circular "Legal Proceedings in Front of the Dubai Labour Court: The Most Important Questions" can be downloaded here.

Publication on Company Law

Our circular "Updates on UAE Company Law: Foreign Direct Investment Law, Dual License, Instant License & JAFZA Offshore Companies Regulations 2018" can be downloaded here.

Publication on Labour Law

Our circular "Gaining Insight into Part-Time and Partial Employment in the United Arab Emirates" can be downloaded here.

Presentation at AHK Legal Network Event

Christina Mauel will represent ANDERS LEGAL CONSULTANCY and give a lecture about "Update on UAE Commercial Company Law" at the event of the German Emirati Joint Council for Industry & Commerce (AHK) in Dubai on 06.12.2018.

Publication on Labour Law

Our circular "Limited Term and Unlimited Term Employment Contracts under the Laws of the United Arab Emirates" can be downloaded here.

Publication on Tenancy Law

Our circular "Restricted Usability of Powers of Attorney when Leasing Real Estate in the Emirate of Dubai" can be downloaded here.

Publication on Real Estate Law

Our circular "Avoiding pitfalls when purchasing property in the Emirate of Dubai - Why conducting a real estate due diligence is of vital importance" can be downloaded here.

Presentation at AHK April DXB-Jour-Fixe

Dr. Ines Anders will represent ANDERS LEGAL CONSULTANCY and give a lecture about "Update on the UAE Labour Law" at the event of the German Emirati Joint Council for Industry & Commerce (AHK) in Dubai on 16.04.2018.

Publication on Tenancy Law

Our circular "Leasing in Dubai - The Particularities of Tenancy Contracts and their Enforcement" can be downloaded here.

Publication on Tenancy Law

Our circular "Implementation of the new Standard Tenancy Contract in the Emirate of Dubai - Why the Conclusion of Additional Terms remains indispensable" can be downloaded here.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the trust you have placed in us and the valuable cooperation. We wish you and your loved ones peaceful holidays and a healthy, prosperous and successful new year.

Publication on Labour Law

Our article "Practical Guidance: Payment of Allowances in the United Arab Emirates" has been published in the latest AHK Legal Newsletter and can be downloaded here.

Presentation at VDMA Event on Law in the UAE and Saudi Arabia

Dr. Anna-Luisa Lemmerz will represent ANDERS LEGAL CONSULTANCY and give a lecture about terms and conditions of sale as well as commercial agency law in the UAE. The event will take place at the headquarters of the German Engineering Association (VDMA) in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, on 06.11.2017.

Publication on Company Law

Our article "Recent Developments concerning the new UAE Commercial Companies Law: Ministerial Resolution No. 694 of 2016" has been published in the latest AHK Legal Newsletter and can be downloaded here.

Publication on Tax Law

Our circular "Introduction of Value Added Tax in the United Arab Emirates" can be downloaded here.

Presentation at VDMA Dubai-Meeting

Pia Eiler will represent ANDERS LEGAL CONSULTANCY and give a lecture about the Dubai Health Insurance Law and the new UAE Bankruptcy Law. The event is organized by the German Engineering Association (VDMA) and will take place in Dubai on 17.11.2016.

Publication on Tenancy Law

Our circular "The top three facts every tenant in Dubai should know" can be downloaded here.

Publication on Commercial Agency Law

Our article "VAE | Handelsvertreter- und Distributionsverträge - Besonderheiten des lokalen Rechts" has been published in the latest edition of the German magazine for international commercial law "Zeitschrift für Internationales Wirtschaftsrecht (IWRZ)".

Publication on Company Law

Our circular "Update on the New UAE Commercial Companies Law" can be downloaded here.

Former trainee lawyer publishes article about her experiences

Ms Pfeffer was part of our team for 3 months in summer 2015. She summarized her experiences with Dubai and our firm in an essay which was published in the law magazine JA 05/2016 and which can be downloaded here with kind approval for online publication by the publisher Franz Vahlen.

Publication on Real Estate

Our article "Types of Residence Permits available to Real Estate Owners in the Emirate of Dubai" can be downloaded here.

Follow us on LinkedIn or Xing

On our social media accounts, we post on regular basis articles about current legal developments in the UAE.

Publication on Company Law

Our circular "Impacts of the New UAE Commercial Companies Law on Limited Liability Companies - What you should know" can be downloaded here.

Publication on Company Law

Our article "Dubai Multi Commodities Centre - An Attractive Option for a Free Zone Set Up" has been published in the latest AHK Newsletter Law and Taxes.

Update on Labour Law

Our circular "Compulsory Health Insurance in the Emirate of Dubai - What You Should Know" can be downloaded here.

Publication on Company Law

Our article "The New UAE Commercial Companies Law - No significant Changes for Foreign Investors" has been published in the latest AHK Newsletter Law and Taxes.

10-year anniversary of ANDERS LEGAL CONSULTANCY

We remain passionate and committed to our main objectives - cooperating with our clients to find customized and innovative solutions concerning both small and large projects in the UAE. We are looking forward to the next 10 years!

Publication on Labour Law

Our article "Compulsory Health Insurance in the Emirate of Dubai" has been published in the latest AHK Newsletter Law and Taxes.

Quality label "Certified Expert" awarded

Switzerland Global Enterprise (SGE) has named ANDERS LEGAL CONSULTANCY as the currently only Certified Expert in the field of law for the United Arab Emirates. SGE advises and guides SMEs from Switzerland and Liechtenstein in their international business ventures.

Publication on Commercial Agency Law

Our article "Right to Commission according to the Commercial Agency Law of the United Arab Emirates" has been published in the latest AHK Newsletter Law and Taxes.

Launch of our new website

On our newly launched website, we invite you to learn more about our office and catch up on the latest business and legal news from the United Arab Emirates.

Publication on Tenancy Law

Our article "The Right Path to a Relaxed Tenancy" has been published in the latest AHK Newsletter Law and Taxes.

Publication on Labour Law

Our article "Post-Contractual Non-Competition Clause according to the Laws of the United Arab Emirates" has been published in the latest AHK Newsletter Law and Taxes.