Dubai Chambers spearheads workshops for local business advancement

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Dubai Chambers has organized three workshops designed to educate the local business community on important topics such as maritime law, data protection, and bounced cheques.

According to the statement, a combined total of 226 participants from the private sector in the emirate attended these sessions.

The interactive workshops are part of Dubai Chambers’ initiative to educate about the latest legislative developments affecting various sectors. The sessions were aimed at enhancing the competitiveness of companies operating in Dubai and supporting sustainable business growth by ensuring compliance with laws and regulations and the adoption of best practices.

The UAE Maritime Law workshop provided a comprehensive overview of Federal Decree-Law No. 43 of 2023 on Maritime Law and was organized by Dubai Chambers in cooperation with Al Tamimi & Company.

The session explored the legal obligations surrounding various types of Bills of Lading (BoL), including electronic BoLs, together with changes relating to the limitation of liability and the settlement of maritime disputes. Participants also discussed the different categories of marine insurance, legal issues relating to cargo insurance claims, and marine debris removal provisions.

The ‘Data Protection Compliance in Recruitment and Recruitment Practices’ webinar, which was presented in collaboration with Galadari Advocates & Legal Consultants, examined the legal framework for compliance with data protection regulations in the UAE.

The online session addressed the impact of data protection and privacy on companies’ handling of recruitment, employee record-keeping, and other human resources-related activities, as well as the transfer of employee data, as per the statement.

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