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Lawyers in Dubai
Jul 2018

Licensing and Monitoring of Exchange Business – UAE

Licensing and Monitoring of Exchange Business – UAE “Money does buy satisfaction if you spend it the right way,” while the creation and development of currency seem elusive, money is the way we get the things we need and want. Money is the medium of exchange that is used to…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
Jun 2018

Abu Dhabi Global Markets: Civil Court

ADGM Civil Court Proceedings Abu Dhabi Global Markets (ADGM) located in the capital of UAE in the city center of Abu Dhabi is an international financial center for local, regional and international organizations. ADGM is a channel that connects UAE with the world with its essential hub for global commerce.…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Jun 2018

The Law, the iPhone and Facial Recognition

eye(PHONE) Mahatma Gandhi said an eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind. Talking about eyes, we have heard that every closed eye is not sleeping and every open sight is not seeing. From eyeglasses to contact lens and from augmented reality to google glass, disruptive technologies…

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Lawyers in Dubai
May 2018

M&A in Publicly Held Companies

Mergers and Acquisitions: Public Shareholding Companies “How do you make money? Mergers, Acquisitions and Liquidations”                                                                                                             ~Mario Gabelli Introduction Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri, MOE (Minister of Economy), and Board Chairman of the securities and commodities authority (SCA) was responsible for the introduction of a set of regulations concerning mergers…

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Law Firms in Abu Dhabi
May 2018

The Base Erosion and Profit Sharing (BEPS) - OECD

Base Erosion and Profit Sharing (BEPS)- Tax Evasion of Multinational Corporations OLD WINE IN A NEW BOTTLE Before 1961, there was a minimal focus on national tax laws upon the multinational corporation’s tax and digital economy because during that time no country taxed the foreign source. During that time the…

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Lawyers in Dubai
May 2018

Company Formation in Kuwait Free Trade Zone

Company Incorporation in Kuwait Free Trade Zone   Kuwait, also known as the Fruitful Land of the Gulf is considered to be a land of opportunities. The country’s richness lies in the natural resources like oil and gas but also the real wealth of the nation lies in its human capital…

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Law Firms in Abu Dhabi
May 2018

Legalities Surrounding Division of Assets Post Divorce: US Law

US Law: Legalities Surrounding Division of Assets Post Divorce What’s mine is yours! During subsistence of the marriage, this phrase is often (willingly) quoted by either spouse to the other. However, the dynamics change once the marriage ends and the married couple goes through a divorce. The aspects and details…

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Property Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
Apr 2018

Securitization: UAE and Global Overview

Securitization: An Overview Introduction Securitization is a powerful financial tool that renders possible the profitability of illiquid assets. We all agree that securitization contributed to the 2008 Financial Crisis, demonstrating how this powerful business instrument is a double-edged sword: it is capable of both boosting and devastating an economy. The…

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Law Firms in Dubai
Apr 2018

Anti-Money Laundering Regulations

A Combat Against Dirty Money Shorter distances, instant transfers, fast connections are a movement towards the emerging globalization. As it is getting easier and quicker to gain anything on a click of a mouse and enabling individuals and corporations to reach around the world farther, faster, deeper, and cheaper than…

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Bankruptcy Lawyers in Dubai
Feb 2018

UAE Bankruptcy Law

NEW BANKRUPTCY LAW IN THE UAE Since the time of its promulgation in the year 2016, the Bankruptcy Law has been widely discussed and deliberated on. The enactment of Federal Law Number 9 of 2016 (the New Law) has been critical in light of the volatile oil market across the…

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Corporate Lawyers in Dubai
Nov 2017

Heads of Terms

Heads of Terms “Intention is one of the most powerful forces there is. What you mean when you do a thing will always determine the outcome. The law creates the world.”  -        {C}{C}Brenna Yovanoff Overview                                                                                                                             Every contract is the result of an intense negotiation between the parties of the contract…

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Banking Lawyers in Dubai
Nov 2017

Mortgage of Movable Assets in Dubai and the UAE

Mortgage of Movable Assets The enactment of UAE Federal Law Number 20 of 2016 Concerning Mortgaging of Movable Properties as Security for Debts (the New Law) is a milestone towards the UAE government’s initiative to bring positive changes in UAE’s mortgage law. In parallel to the recent laws on commercial…

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Banking Lawyers in Dubai UAE
Oct 2017

Marketing Foreign Funds in UAE

Marketing Foreign Funds in the UAE “There are two times in a man’s life when he shouldn’t speculate: when he can’t afford it and when he can.” – Mark Twain The world of financial markets and investments often induce reserved and divergent responses from the common man. Investing options are…

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Project Finance Lawyers in Dubai
Oct 2017

Project Finance – Q&A – Practical Guide - UAE

Project Finance – Q&A – Practical Guide - UAE What are the key difference in the legislation in the UAE and other key international jurisdiction? In comparison with other jurisdictions, the laws regulating project financing in UAE are not stringent. The Federal Law Number 18 of 1993 concerning the Commercial…

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