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BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
See below our latest updates concerning the legal and business implications of the situation. We will continue to publish insightful commentaries, so please check back frequently or get in touch...
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
With regards to the registration of a full DIFC Will it will be required that the Testator as well as two witnesses, join a video conferencing call with an authorized officer of the DIFC Wills and Probate Registry (WPR)
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
As a result of the developing COVID-19 situation, the DIFC Wills Service Centre has made the decision to stop accepting appointments at their offices from now until April 26th 2020.
STA Law Firm
The United Arab Emirates Law of inheritance is very broad. It is suitable for not only Muslims but can be applied to inheritance cases involving people of any religion and nationality.
SCHLÜTER GRAF Legal Consultants
his Legal Briefing provides an overview of the changes introduced by the New Rules.
The Legal Group
There are different ways in which wills can be drafted in the UAE.
STA Law Firm
The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts recently made an announcement towards the amendments to the rules
Hamdan AlShamsi Lawyers & Legal Consultants
Very significant changes have been made to the DIFC Wills and Probate Registry Rules.
STA Law Firm
Wills is one of the ways in the process of planning for succession in the United Arab Emirates.
James Berry and Associates Legal Consultants
Summer in the UAE is traditionally a quiet part of the year when many families head home to spend the time in cooler climes.
Hassan Elhais
Question: If someone has chosen a beneficiary for their life insurance policy, does the insurance payout become part of the inheritance after the death of that person or is it only given
Hassan Elhais
The principal source of law of inheritance in UAE is Shariah and on the basis of which several Federal Laws have been promulgated.
Hassan Elhais
The Personal Law in UAE permits the non-Muslim to draft a will and divide the property according to their will.
STA Law Firm
Death is always a profoundly emotional occurrence and the time following it can be complicated and involve many laws and regulations.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
With the Sharia Law, Federal Law, the law of individual Emirates and freezones all coming into play, UAE Inheritance Law can be complicated.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The main goal of any wealth management and succession planning is to preserve the family legacy and family owned and operated businesses.
Al Tamimi & Company
Any expatriates living in the UAE are unaware that in the absence of a formal Will recognised under the UAE legal system, the process of transferring ownership of their local real estate ...
Oneworld Ltd
As a business owner, it is quite likely that a significant portion of your personal wealth is tied up in your business and, at some stage, every family owned business must be transferred.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Les questions d'héritage en cas de décès est l'appréhension ultime des citoyens de l'Union européenne résidents aux Emirats arabes unis (EAU),...
STA Law Firm
12 November 2017. His Highness Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum has implemented Law Number 15 of 2017 on inheritance...
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