Choosing The Right Forum For Business Disputes | Etisalat Sues Indian JV Partner In Indian Courts.

Posted on Mar 12, 2012 in Emirates-Asia, India, UAE Law and Business

Late last month, the local media was flooded with reports of UAE-based operator Etisalat initiating legal proceedings in Indian courts against its Indian JV partner alleging fraud and misrepresentation. Given that the Indian court system is often criticized for its protracted judicial processes and accumulation of huge arrears of cases, the first question that comes […]

Guidelines For Medical Devices In The UAE Healthcare Industry

Posted on Jan 30, 2012 in Emirates-Middle East, UAE Law and Business

by Arti Sangar Arti Sangar is Partner-in-Charge of the Dubai office of Diaz Reus & Targ LLP  Healthcare is among the priority sectors identified by the UAE government and as a result, the UAE healthcare industry has displayed extraordinary growth and significant progress in the past few years. In line with the UAE government’s focus […]

Real Estate Transactions In the UAE – 7 Points To Remember

By Arti Sangar Arti Sangar is a partner in Dubai office of  Diaz Reus LLP The United Arab Emirates experienced rapid real estate growth and a resultant boom, which peaked in the middle of 2008. However following the global financial crisis of 2008, property prices fell dramatically and the number of disputes increased. Property prices […]

Confidentiality And Non-Competition Clauses In UAE Employment Contracts

By Arti Sangar Arti Sangar is a partner in the Dubai office of Diaz Reus LLP Increasingly, employees in the UAE are required to sign contracts containing confidentiality and non-competition clauses by employers who seek to prevent disclosure of confidential company information or trade secrets. This is especially true in the technical, oil and engineering […]

Latin America India Investors Forum

LatinFinance* reports that “investment and trade between India and Latin America increased to US$23bn in 2010 from $2.1bn in 2000. It is projected to reach $30bn by 2012 illustrating that the relationship between the two regions is growing deeper and becoming strategically important to the global economy.” The Latin America India Investors Forum, November 17 […]

Hiring Lawyers Overseas

This article by Carlos Gonzalez is a Partner with Diaz Reus & Targ, LLP in its Miami, Florida office and Arti Sangar, a Senior Associate located in the firm’s Dubai office, UAE, appeared recently in Middle East Banker Magazine. Hiring an attorney is an important decision. Often, that decision is based on a combination of […]

Arab Spring Could Slow Chinese Investment

Political and economic disruptions across the Middle East and North Africa will have an impact on China’s investment in the region, according to Arti Sangar, the head of DiazReus’ Dubai office. “There has been significant disruption across North Africa, and this inevitably has an adverse impact on China’s interests in the continent,“ said Sangar in […]

African Energy Industry Takes Off

Posted on Sep 16, 2011 in Africa

In an interview with Pipeline Magazine, Diaz Reus Managing Partner Michael Diaz, Jr., talks about Africa’s booming energy industry. The landscape is changing quickly in Africa with the entry of smaller players (aka “minnows”) into the market and the rapid emergence of China as a major player on the continent. Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and Angola […]