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Lawyers in Dubai
03 Nov 2020

Collective Investment Law - DIFC

The Collective Investment Law (DIFC Law No. 2 of 2010) – An Overview Collective Investment Law of 2010 The Collective Investment Law (DIFC Law Number 2 of 2010) came into force on 1 July 2010, and applies in the jurisdiction of the Dubai International Financial Centre. The Collective Investment Law…

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Lawyers in Dubai
03 Nov 2020

Securities Lending and Borrowing Regulations

Securities Lending and Borrowing Regulations as per Dubai Financial Market The Securities Lending and Borrowing (SLB) refer to a temporary arrangement of a loan of securities by a lender or a borrower. In this arrangement, the borrower is entitled to return securities at any time, and the lender may recall…

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Financial Lawyers in UAE
03 Nov 2020

setting up Company through SAGIA

It was challenging to set up business in Saudi Arabia until 2018 brought a new era by bringing about many changes to the rules and regulations of the country making it easier for people to set up their businesses. The time taken to process a business license in Saudi Arabia…

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Lawyers in Dubai
03 Nov 2020

Winding up of a company in DMCC

Winding up of a company in DMCC DMCC Company Regulations 2020  On 02 January 2020, the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) issued and promulgated the New Company Regulations 2020 ('Regulations'), which were to replace the former DMCC Company Regulations of 2003. They were so reconfigured in order to attain alignment…

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Lawyers in Dubai
03 Nov 2020

Professional Companies Law of KSA

The New Professional Companies Law of Saudi Arabia The New Professional Companies Law (PCL) that has been enforced on 26 March 2020 has successfully replaced the former 1991 Professional Companies Law in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and all regulations/provisions that are in contradiction to the new Professional Companies Law shall be deemed…

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Lawyers in Dubai
02 Nov 2020

Respiratory Laws and Regulations in UAE

Respiratory Laws and Regulations in UAE The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) celebrates June 5, 2019 as World Environment Day. Interestingly, the theme of this year’s World Environment Day was “Air Pollution”. The day is significant as the UN body attempts to draw the world’s attention towards the imminent danger…

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Lawyers in Dubai
02 Nov 2020

bankruptcy legislation on business

Effect of recent bankruptcy legislation on those businesses facing difficulties because of cash flow issues The recent overhaul in the laws governing insolvencies of domiciled companies in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) vide the new UAE Bankruptcy Law (December 2016) ensures that most corporate insolvencies are resolved through the consensual…

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Lawyers in Dubai
02 Nov 2020

Real Estate Developments in auhdxb

Real Estate Developments in Abu Dhabi and Dubai The United Arab Emirates is continuously witnessing positive developments in the real estate market. The market is adapting to the changing terms of the scenario around the choices of the investors willing to invest in the real estate market. Abu Dhabi and…

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Lawyers in Dubai
19 Oct 2020

Initial Public Offering - Saudi Arabia

Initial Public Offering - Saudi Arabia Introduction In the early 1930s, capital markets were given a platform in Saudi Arabia but regulations were put in place only post 1980s through the Ministerial Committee, Tadawul and the Capital Market Authority (CMA). These were established to ensure fairness and efficiency in the…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
19 Oct 2020

Initial Public Offering - Qatar

Initial Public Offering - Qatar Introduction Qatar Exchange Company was established in 2009 replacing the Doha Securities Market. The exchange is monitored by Qatar Financial Market Authority (QFMA) and is a platform for trading various securities in the form of IPOs and other financial instruments. The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC)…

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Lawyers in Dubai
19 Oct 2020

Initial Public Offering - Oman

Initial Public Offering - Oman The Market The Muscat Securities Market (MSM) was established in 1988 with the aim to develop methods and measures to deal with securities, and raise awareness about the market. MSM allows trading in joint stock companies, government bonds, corporate bonds, investment funds and financial instruments…

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Lawyers in Dubai
19 Oct 2020

Initial Public Offering - Lebanon

Initial Public Offering - Lebanon Introduction The Banking Control Commission (BCC) was established in 1967 in Lebanon by the Central Bank of Lebanon (BDL) to administrate banking and control of the Central Bank. The BDL regulated banking as well as the financial market. In 2015, the Central Bank established the…

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Law Firms in Kuwait
19 Oct 2020

Initial Public Offering- Kuwait

Initial Public Offering- Kuwait Introduction As per Law Number 7 of 2010, Regarding the Establishment of the Capital Markets Authority and Regulating Securities Activities, Security is defined as, “Any instrument - in any legal form - that evidences ownership of a share in a financial transaction and that is negotiable…

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Lawyers in Dubai
18 Oct 2020

Trade Secret Protection

Trade Secret Protection  Introduction The prowess of a company depends on its ability to work smarter than their competitors. This can be achieved through specifically designed operational workflows, specialized technologies or structural control practices that enable a firm to stand out within a particular market or industry. Such intellectual knowledge…

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