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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
27 Dec 2021

Economic and Fraud Provisions in the Middle East

Economic and Fraud Provisions in the Middle East “There is one and only one social responsibility of business – to use its resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits so long as it stays within the rules of the game, which is to say, engages in open…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
09 Dec 2021

Bounced Cheques no longer a Criminal Offense Post 2 January 2022

Bounced Cheques no longer a Criminal Offense Post 2 January 2022 “The moment I write out a cheque, it’s an asset I have written off” – Shiv Nadar. The UAE being a business hub with a growing economy, cheques are one of the common forms of payments and a technique…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
25 Jul 2021

Understanding Bounced Cheque Laws in the UAE, and Why You Must Honour Them

Bounced Cheques and Implications Under UAE Law The dishonouring of checks has become a contentious and divisive issue in the UAE's legal landscape, owing to the serious consequences it now entails. In the UAE, Post Dated Cheques (PDC) are the most prevalent mode of payment, whether in a business-to-business or…

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Lawyers in Dubai
20 Jun 2021

SCA's Recent Market Maker Regulations and other Amendments

SCA: Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange- Rules, Regulations, and Procedures Introduction The Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) as of now, lists 73 companies. The listed companies include those from the banking, insurance, services, industry & hotels sectors. They include First Abu Dhabi Bank and Etisalat. The following article will cover the…

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Law Firms in Dubai
16 Jun 2021

Getting to Grips with Exchange Traded Funds

Getting to Grips with Exchange Traded Funds An exchange-traded fund (ETF) is a class of securities that follows an index, market, commodity, or other asset which can be bought and sold on a stock exchange like any other stock. An ETF may be set up to watch anything from a…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
03 Jun 2021

Rail Infrasructure Projects in the GCC

Rail Infrasructure Projects in the GCC Rail Projects are always an ambitious and expensive affair every country hopes for, not to mention the long time periods required to complete and establish such projects as operational. While providing extensive environmental benefits, reducing the pollution created by cars and other heavy operational…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
26 May 2021

FAQs - Project Finance in Israel

FAQs - Project Finance in Israel Introduction In Israel, project finance is a well-established financing method that has been commonly used in the last 15-20 years. It is used for debt financing in a variety of industries, particularly in public-private partnership projects. Project financing is used in a number of…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
23 May 2021

Banking Laws of Bahrain

Q&A Bahrain Banking Regulatons 2020 1. What are the main laws regulating the banking sector Bahrain and what do they cover? Laws relevant to the Banking sector in the Kingdom of Bahrain include – - The Central Bank of Bahrain and Financial Institutions Law 2006 Bahrain Stock Exchange Law 1987;…

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Lawyers in Dubai
20 Apr 2021

Part I: Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange - Investment Requirements

Part I: Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange - Investment Requirements Introduction Investing, as Warren Buffett, the legendary investor, describes, "…the process of laying out money now to receive more money in the future." It is a way to put money away when you're occupied with other things and make it work…

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Financial Lawyers in Dubai
18 Mar 2021

Establishing Policies for Blockchain Technology

Establishing Policies for Blockchain Technology Introduction Blockchain can be considered as a breakaway technology and is currently a hot topic that has been the subject of numerous studies across various industries. Blockchain is briefly defined as a shared ledger database that records and shares every transaction that occurs in the…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
09 Mar 2021

India – Rise of Non- Performing Assets in the Banking Sector

India – Rise of Non- Performing Assets in the Banking Sector Introduction  The foundation of any healthy economy is its banking sector. The basic function of a commercial bank involves lending and borrowing, while deposits into the bank are an asset; the advancement of loans involve a high degree of…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
16 Feb 2021

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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Financial lawyers in Dubai
14 Feb 2021

The Collective Investment Law (DIFC Law No. 2 of 2010) – An Overview

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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Law Firms in Kuwait
03 Feb 2021

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…

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