Gulftainer Launches Global Startup Challenge to Boost Tech Innovation in Ports and Logistics Sector

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Share Tweet Google Plus Share Email Gulftainer, the world’s largest privately owned, independent port operator, announced today the launch of the Future of Ports Startup Challenge 2020 to identify startups from across the globe with the ambition to lead the transformation of the port management and logistics industries. Gulftainer has partnered with the Global Silicon[…]

Saudi shares up; Dubai extends gains – Markets

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DUBAI: Saudi Arabian shares closed up on Tuesday, reversing earlier losses following the kingdom’s decision to bar arrivals from abroad to attend the annual Hajj pilgrimage due to the coronavirus, while property shares boosted Dubai’s index. Saudi Arabia’s benchmark index ended up 0.1%, helped by a 2.2% gain in Dr Sulaiman Al-Habib Medical Services. The[…]

Coronavirus: Dubai resident who lost his business due to Covid-19 wins legal ruling to end tenancy contract early

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A Dubai resident left unable to pay his rent won a legal case allowing him to break his tenancy contract without incurring a penalty. The Rental Dispute Settlement Centre, the judicial arm of the Dubai Land Department, cited the tenant’s “exceptional circumstances” when delivering its verdict. The disputed property is a commercial premises – but[…]

Dubai homeowners find it’s not easy changing property managers

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Homeowners want their associations to represent their interests. But it’s not turning out that way in all cases. Image Credit: Gulf News Archive Dubai: Property owners in Dubai are finding it’s not easy to change their property management firms… and especially those ones owned by the project’s developers. “Developers have created a separate company to[…]

Coronavirus impact: Legal disputes rise in UAE as firms struggle to meet contractual obligations – News

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Covid-19 has also a considerable impact on both volume and nature of disputes. Legal disputes in the UAE have spiked since the outbreak of coronavirus as businesses are unable to meet their contractual obligations due to tough economic and financial condition. Legal experts averred that the concept of “force majeure” has been a[…]