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UAE PLANS TO START CARRYING OUT BACKGROUND CHECKS ON ALL EXPATRIATES

The UAE may soon begin carrying out background checks on all expatriate workers entering the country, meaning foreign workers will need to present a good conduct certificate from their home countries to local authorities before they can take up a job in the UAE. According to a Gulf News report, there are 4.5 million expat […]


ID Card a Mandatory Document in the UAE

The UAE has implemented a National ID card, which will be mandatory to complete any official transaction at almost all government departments and organisations across the country by the end of this year, a senior official said. “As part of the ID card being made a mandatory identity document, the Emirates ID has distributed thousands […]


DIFC Privacy Amendments Provide ‘Greater Legal Certainty’

Amendments to the Data Protection Law and Data Protection Regulations, introduced by the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), came into force in December 2012. DIFC Law No. 5 of 2012 (the Law) seeks to provide greater legal certainty by addressing a number of deficiencies and practicalities, which have been identified since the establishment of the […]




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