Working within the legal department of a company can be very challenging in the current economic climate. The Understanding Commercial Law in the UAE course will help you understand the laws that affect your business.
This course will help you to better equip yourself in handling unforeseen situations that could arise within your workplace. Herb Wolfson will guide you through a step-by-step discussion of the UAE legal system to help you understand a wide range of legal topics relating to commercial law.
Who Should Attend
This course is designed for those working within legal departments in both the public and private sectors. It would be highly beneficial for: those who have had minimal formal training in UAE commercial law; those who have recently transferred to the UAE; and/or those who wish to consolidate their experience in the region. This includes, but is not limited to:
- Commercial ManagersCompany Secretaries
- Paralegals, Legal Assistants, and Legal
- Legal Consultants
- Legal Associates, Partners, Directors, and
- Heads of Departments
- Real Estate ProfessionalsHR Professionals
Benefits of Attending
- Learn the key concepts in UAE company and contract law, including entity selection, company formation distributorship's and franchises
- Explore the similarities and differences between the UAE legal system and other legal systems
- Gain an overview of property and labour law in the UAE
Herbert S. Wolfson
Herbert is the Managing Partner of Emirates Law Network, an American law firm focusing on the United Arab Emirates and neighbouring countries. He began his career as a securities lawyer in Washington in 1990 and went on to practise in Riyadh, New York, Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Philadelphia. He has more than 20 years’ experience working in and with the Middle East. Herb serves as lead counsel for multinational corporate clients in transactions in the UAE and neighbouring countries.
He has delivered lectures on UAE law in New York, Washington, San Francisco, Paris, Beijing, Kuala Lumpur and has provided expert testimony in US courts on commercial disputes governed under the UAE, Saudi Arabian and Egyptian legal systems. His publications include a detailed analysis (accompanied by his own English translation) of UAE Federal Law No. 4 of 2000, which established the Emirates Securities and Commodities Authority.
He has a degree in law Magna cum Laude, as well as an undergraduate degree and a Master’s degree in Arabic, all from the University of Pennsylvania. In 2003, Herb was also the lead drafter for a new contract law for the Government of Afghanistan. He was born and raised in New York and is licensed to practise law in Pennsylvania.
Upon completion of this training course, participants will earn a digital badge.
Earners of the Understanding Commercial Law in the UAE badge are able to identify the similarities and differences between the UAE legal system and other legal systems. They are able to comprehend key concepts in UAE company and contract law and have gained an overview of property and labour law in the UAE.
Understanding the UAE legal system, understanding legal concepts, understanding principles of contract law, understanding principles of labour and employment law, understanding principles of property law, formation of companies
- Attend and participate in the 4 full days of training course duration, led by the designated training expert, with less than 2 hours of noted absence.
- Successful completion of the course assessment
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Delegates who attend all sessions and successfully complete the assessment, will receive an Informa Certificate of Completion. A hard copy will be provided to in-person learners and a softcopy will be provided to virtual learners.
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