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  1. United Arab Emirates - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 712 of 2016 Concerning the Incentives of Small- and Medium-Size Enterprises Members to Entrepreneurship Supporting Corporations. - Legislation online in Arabic Legislation online in English

    Adoption: 2016-07-31 | Date of entry into force: 2016-10-01 | ARE-2016-R-104221

    Regulates the conditions that shall be met in the small- and medium-size enterprises in order to entitle the benefits stipulated by this Order.

  2. United Arab Emirates - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet Resolution No.37 of 2014 on the Executive Regulation of the Federal Law No. 4 of 2012 on the Regulation of Competition. - Legislation on-line in Arabic

    Adoption: 2014-10-30 | Date of entry into force: 2014-10-27 | ARE-2014-R-98719

    Preamble and Definitions.
    Chapter I: Regulates procedures for obtaining an exception for restrictive agreements or practices related to a dominant position.
    Chapter II: requirements for approval of an economic concentration.
    Chapter III: Regulates procedures for investigating complaints.
    Chapter IV: Final Provisions.

  3. United Arab Emirates - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Federal Law No. 2 of 2014 concerning small and medium enterprises. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2014-03-16 | Date of entry into force: 2014-06-16 | ARE-2014-L-98721

    Article 1: Definitions.
    Article 2: Objectives of the Law.
    Articles 3 and 4: Classifying and defining small and medium enterprises.
    Article 5: Small and Medium Enterprises Council.
    Article 6: The Council Functions.
    Article 7: Establishing National Program for small and medium enterprises.
    Article 8:The program's responsibilities.
    Article 9: SMEs Program Registration.
    Article 10: Focuses on the private and public sector facilities and the incentives offered to owners of enterprises that are members of the National Program for Small and Medium Enterprises.
    Article 11: Tackles implementing the strictures ( 4, 7 and 8) of the preceding article, over three years of getting the membership of the National Program for Small and Medium Enterprises, and the extension of the benefit period over one year, renewable for additional term/s.
    Article 12: Specifies additional facilities.
    Article 13: Combining facilities and incentives.
    Article 14: Deals with the conditions related to facilities and incentives.
    Article 15: Small and medium enterprises and establishments are commitment.
    Article 16: Insuring Establishments.
    Article 17: Addresses the methods of facilitating credit and funding services for activities undertaken by small and medium enterprises and establishments.
    Article 18: procedural and technical criteria for receiving loans.
    Article 19: Annual Evaluation of the small and medium enterprises sector.
    Article 20: Clarifies that the Ministry of Economy, in cooperation with concerned parties, is the lead representative of enterprises and establishments in other countries and global and regional organizations.
    Article 21: Fee exemptions.
    Article 22:Penalties.

  4. United Arab Emirates - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Federal Law No. 4 of 2012 on the Regulation of Competition. - Legislation online in Arabic Legislation online in English

    Adoption: 2012-10-10 | Date of entry into force: 2013-03-29 | ARE-2012-L-92435

    Chapter I - Definitions
    Chapter II - The Law Objectives
    Chapter III - Law Validity
    Chapter IV - Practices Violating the Competition
    Chapter V - Economic Concentration
    Chapter VI - The Committee of Competition Regulation
    Chapter VII - The Ministry Competences in the Competition Field
    Chapter VIII - Sanctions
    Chapter IX - General and Final Judgements

  5. United Arab Emirates - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet Resolution No. 28 of 2007 On the Implementing Regulations of Federal Law No. 8 of 2004 Concerning Financial Free Zones. - Regulations on-line

    Adoption: 2007-07-30 | ARE-2007-R-83369

    Implements the 2004 Law in particular with respect to the obligations of companies operating in financial free zones.

  6. United Arab Emirates - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Federal Law No. (8) of 2004 Concerning Financial Free Zones. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2004-03-14 | ARE-2004-L-83368

    Provides for the establishment and functioning of a financial free zone.

  7. United Arab Emirates - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Law No. 9 of 2003 amending the law of the Dubai Free Zone for Technology, E-Commerce and Information No. 1 of 2000.

    Adoption: 2003-11-22 | Date of entry into force: 2003-11-22 | ARE-2003-L-76517

    This Law amends articles: 1, 2, 3, 4, 9, 10 and 18 of the original Law of 2000.

  8. United Arab Emirates - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 2 of 1994 approving the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry Commercial Conciliation and Arbitration Regulation.

    Adoption: 1994-02-22 | ARE-1994-R-45484

    Allows the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry to arbitrate disputes arising from any economic or financial activity, when requested.


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