Dubai / WAM
The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosted a one-day legal workshop at its head office in co-operation with Taylor Wessing (Middle East) LLP and Fragomen (UAE) LLC to provide local businesses and employers with information on key legal and practical aspects related to UAE residency.
Titled “Key Legal & Practical Aspects of UAE Residency,” the workshop was attended by Dubai Chamber members, legal experts, human resource professionals, business owners, general mana- gers, contract administrators, and corporate counsels. During the event, participants were educated on residency procedures in the country, and the importance of ensuring that company policies and practices comply with existing regulation.
The speakers shared insight on legal framework underlying UAE’s residency system and covered a wide range of topics, including key categories of short and long-term visits and employment permits, managing business travellers, residency compliance, cancellation and de-registration, residency and labour violations, and property visa categories.
Jehad Kazim, Director, Legal Services Department, Dubai Chamber, explained that the workshop aimed to raise awareness among businesses in the UAE about key legal aspects associated with residency and employment in the country.