The DIFC is the first jurisdiction in the region where a non-Muslim individual can register a will under the international recognized Common Law principles. At the moment, the distribution of assets of the deceased is guided by UAE federal laws such as the Personal Status Law, Civil Transactions Code and by public order.
Starting a company can be difficult and therefore many people choose to leverage the power of content and social media marketing to help increase their audience and customer base greatly. However, when first starting to use social media without any previous experience, it can be quite difficult.
Last month, we were fortunate enough to be joined by Mark Bone-Knell and Kate Symons, co-founders of Bone-Knell Symons Intellectual Property at our monthly breakfast.
We were given great insight into the world of intellectual property and how it varies within the GCC, as well as what options we would have to protect our inventions, brands, copyright and designs for various business types.
For those looking to start a business, there is a phrase that most of us have heard before: ‘I don’t have a unique idea that no one has thought of before.’
It has been discussed that in order to be financially successful when starting a company, you should focus on owning a company in a non-trendy business, where the competition is lower and therefore the chances of achieving financial success is greater. This ties into the idea that you do not need to have a unique, never heard of idea in order to build a business.
Picking out the right office space is so important to the success of your business. The wrong location can cost you your business, the most talented employees and your clients. After completing your company registration in Dubai, office location should be at the forefront of your mind as it significantly affects your ability to grow.