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Lawyers in Dubai
25 Jan 2021

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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Lawyers in Dubai
17 Jan 2021

Amendment of Dubai Financial Support Fund

Amendment of Dubai Financial Support Fund Law Number 10 of 2019 (the “New Law”), partially amended Law Number 24 of 2009 on the establishment of the Dubai Financial Support Fund, was issued by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates.…

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Financial Lawyers in UAE
15 Jan 2021

Federal Law Number 4 of 2020 on Securing Interest over Movable Assets

UAE: Federal Law Number 4 of 2020 on Securing Interest over Movable Assets  Introduction  Federal Law Number 20 of 2016 concerning mortgage of movable properties has been repealed and replaced by the introduction of Federal Law Number 4 of 2020 on securing interest over movable assets. It is imperative to…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
07 Jan 2021

Concealment of Assets in Bankruptcy

Concealment of Assets in Bankruptcy Introduction  A businessman's business is basically his baby; the decision of going through the process of bankruptcy is probably the most difficult decision that a company has to make throughout its lifetime. Everyone involved in the procedure, be it, the debtors or creditors are losers…

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Financial lawyers in Dubai
04 Jan 2021

Initial Public Offering – UAE

Initial Public Offering – UAE An initial public offering is a process that allows companies to offer their shares to the public for the first time. This can be done by publishing a prospectus, offering shares for subscription, submitting relevant documents for approval and so on. Further, Public Joint Stock…

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Lawyers in Dubai
05 Nov 2020

Securities Lending and Borrowing Regulations as per Dubai Financial Market

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
15 Sep 2020

Corporate Governance Law for JSC

Corporate Governance Law for Joint Stock Companies Corporate governance can be stated as a set of regulations, mechanisms, its process, and relations by which corporations are controlled and operated. It is a system of governance where the interests of various stakeholders involved with the Company is taken care of. It…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
23 Aug 2020

SEBI Portfolio Managers Regulation 2020

SEBI Portfolio Managers Regulation 2020 The Portfolio Management Services (PMS) industry had a robust growth of 18 percent Compound Annual Growth rate in the preceding five years, with assets under management (AUM) rising from INR 6.04 trillion to INR 13.7 trillion. Furthermore, disruptions in the market, including technological advances, have…

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Financial Lawyers in UAE
16 Aug 2020

Securities Finance in Bahrain

Securities Finance in Bahrain What are Securities and Assets? Securities is a financial instrument that is negotiable and holds some type of monetary value. It is equivalent to an ownership position in a corporation through the stock. Securities can be categorized into three types: Equities Debts Derivatives Equities Equity security…

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corporate lawyers in Dubai
16 Jul 2020

Asset Management Regulations in UAE

Asset Management Regulations in UAE The asset management sector within the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is responsible for sustainable growth of financial sectors that aids in overseeing financial services and investment regime spread out across the seven Emirates. Investment management or asset management can be broadly apportioned into three sectors…

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Financial Lawyers in UAE
14 Jun 2020

Alternative Investment Funds

Alternative Investment Funds A CNBC article noted, "With the Stock market bland and the bond market bubbling, investors may have to search elsewhere in the months ahead for return." The investors who are tired of the stock markets wrench and their volatility and who have been continuously looking out for…

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Financial lawyers in Dubai
31 May 2020

UAE Mutual Fund Regulations

Mutual Fund Regulations For years, it has been pointed out that the majority of funds underperform the market. But not all of them! Well-chosen funds can provide quick and easy exposure to the market's various sectors and industries, lending the portfolio the kind of diversification that can help insulate one…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
22 Apr 2020

Special Purpose Acquisition Company

Special Purpose Acquisition Company One or more private individuals/entities can create a Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) for the special purpose of acquiring interest in one or more existing companies or businesses by raising capital through an initial public offering (IPO), and therefore, receive profit from such a merger, acquisition…

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banking lawyers in Dubai
31 Mar 2020

Insolvency Law in the UAE

Insolvency Law in the UAE N Anand With UAE’s emergence as a global business hub, owing to its flexible economic structure and numerous free zones, financial bankruptcy and insolvency was an issue that plagued investors and individuals. To address this, the UAE introduced Federal Law Number 9 of 2016, otherwise…

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