Aug 02, 2009
Executive says his case - he went from financial success to years of incarceration in four weeks - shows that the system needs updating. Read Article 'I should not be facing life in jail'
Jun 14, 2011
The threat of jail for mortgage defaulters has caused home buyers to flee the country. Read Article Mortgage defaulters flee rather than risk time in jail
Jul 19, 2011
Cheques worth Dh26.6m have already bounced in the first five months of this year, increasing calls for changes to law that results in jailing of hundreds over small debts. Read Article Bounced cheque jailing law needs changing: police chief
Apr 18, 2012
Christopher Renehan, who is serving a six-year jail term for bounced cheques, began a hunger strike on Monday.
Read Article Jailed Irish cheque-bouncer on hunger strike
May 15, 2012
Two men in Dubai Central Prison were asked to stop their hunger strikes, one month after they began. Read Article Hunger strike pair offered case review to end protest
Jun 14, 2012
Appeals court orders arrest of a man in a bounced cheque case after he fails to show up to court. Read Article Bounced cheque complainant faces arrest
Jun 27, 2012
Dubai's police chief has warned Indian nationals against bouncing cheques, urging them to work with creditors to settle their debts. Read Article Dubai Police chief warns Indian nationals against bouncing cheques
Jul 17, 2012
Draft insolvency laws meant to overhaul bankruptcy procedures and bring the UAE into line with international standards will be redundant as long as bounced cheques remain a criminal offence, lawyers warn. Read Article Bounced cheques: Rules reform in UAE 'must take the stretch out of rubber cheques'
Sep 09, 2012
Take our poll: Although still very common, giving someone a post-dated cheque can often lead to serious consequences that were unforeseen at the time of writing it. Especially if you are dealing with unscrupulous businessmen. Read Article The dangers of writing a cheque in the UAE
Oct 21, 2012
Bounced cheques: One in twenty cheques, used for payments amounting to Dh55.3 billion, bounced in the UAE last year, according to the most recent available data from the Central Bank. Read Article 1.5 million cheques worth Dh55.3bn bounced in the UAE last year