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How to Choose and Work with an Attorney

While you may not need legal advice on a regular basis, it probably pays for you to have an attorney for your company on call. That way, when you need legal advice and assistance, you'll be working with someone whom you're comfortable, and who understands the needs of your business. When will you ne...

Writing a Partnership Agreement

When you're in a partnership, it's highly advisable to have a formal, written partnership agreement. While it is not required by law, a partnership agreement can give you a framework for defining each partner's obligations, and settling the conflicts, disagreements and other difficult-to-resolve iss...

Business Legal Structures in the UAE

Provided By Lesley Yap for Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development, SME Knowledge UAE Local Individuals and foreign investors interested in establishing a business presence in the UAE must begin by determining the appropriate form of business ownership necessary for their desired business ventu...

Employment Contracts in the UAE

Provided By Lesley Yap for Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development, SME Knowledge UAE   An employment contract is a written legal document that lays out binding terms and conditions of employment between an employer and an employee. In the UAE, employment contracts are defined by the...

Export Contracts

Provided By Dubai Export Development Corporation, Content Partner for SME Knowledge UAE    The Type of Contracts to be Used A written contract helps to solve disputes that may arise during the execution of a business transaction ensuring that the rights and duties of the par...

Non-Compete Conditions in the UAE

Provided By Lesley Yap for Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development, SME Knowledge UAE   Non-compete conditions can be found in many employment contracts, they are designed to protect a business owner’s interest by restricting potential competition. When hiring new employees, em...