United Arab Emirates

Law No. 8 of 1984 on Commercial Companies, as amended

Year of Version:1984
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Other
Notes:This Law provides for different categories of companies allowed to practice their activities in UAE (Art. 5).
It also indicates, among others, the condition to operate in this country, in particular the obligation for the commercial companies to register in the commercial register (Art. 12).
Available Texts: 
Arabic

قانون الشركات التجارية الإماراتي رقم 8 لسنة 1984 وتعديلاته قانون الشركات التجارية الإماراتي رقم 8 لسنة 1984 وتعديلاته, Complete document (pdf) [392 KB]

WIPO Lex No.:AE020