Court of Appeal raps lawyer for ‘hopelessly unmeritorious’ application

The Court of Appeal has rapped a lawyer over an application in which he claimed his client had suffered an injustice because of the three-and-a-half year gap between his arrest and trial. The application, filed by counsel Eugene Thuraisingam on behalf of his client Bangladeshi national Miya Manik, was “clearly and hopelessly unmeritorious”, said the… Continue reading Court of Appeal raps lawyer for ‘hopelessly unmeritorious’ application

Analysis: UAE’s new Data Privacy Law

Judge's gavel on a flag of the United Arab Emirates. Statue of Themis and handcuffs in the background

In this day and age, the world is undergoing the Fourth Industrial Revolution, which is characterised by digital transformation and propelled by advancements in artificial intelligence (AI), robots, the Internet of Things (IoT), genetic engineering, quantum computing, and other fields. Unlike fossil fuels, which served as the fuel for the previous industrial revolution, data has emerged as the black gold of the new global economy.

The United Arab Emirates is making paradigm changes in terms of fair pay for both sexes

Judge's gavel on a flag of the United Arab Emirates. Statue of Themis and handcuffs in the background

Over the past three years, the United Arab Emirates has achieved a paradigm change in terms of narrowing the gap linked to wage inequalities between men and women working in the same industry or owning companies of equal value, according to the Emirates News Agency Wam.

Senators have called on SEC Chairman Gary Gensler to provide advice on cryptocurrency regulation

Chairman Gary Gensler of the Securities and Exchange Commission told lawmakers on Tuesday that Wall Street’s top regulator is working around the clock to develop a set of regulations to manage the volatile cryptocurrency markets while also balancing the interests of American inventors. He told the Senate Banking Committee that he and his colleagues are… Continue reading Senators have called on SEC Chairman Gary Gensler to provide advice on cryptocurrency regulation

New Ranking: Hong Kong most open economy, Singapore second

When the Fraser Institute published its newest study on economic freedom, it recognised Hong Kong as having the world’s most free economy, which the administration of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region applauded. Singapore was rated second in the study for 2021, followed by New Zealand, Switzerland, and Georgia, according to the research. On the… Continue reading New Ranking: Hong Kong most open economy, Singapore second