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Financial Lawyers in UAE
25 Aug 2019

Churning Is it Ethical

Churning: Is it Ethical? What is Churning: Churning takes place when a broker undertakes excessive trading, i.e. buying and selling of securities in the investor’s account for generating commissions that may benefit the broker or the securities agent. The broker has to exercise unwarranted control over the critical decisions about…

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Lawyers in Dubai
30 Jun 2019

UAE Law on Dormant Bank Accounts

UAE Law(s) Concerning Dormant Bank Accounts Introduction Bank accounts are among the most critical and valuable accounts that can belong to an individual. Long past is the time when people would stash their money in hidden safes and secret location, and the concept of stashing ones valuables in a mattress…

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Financial Lawyers in UAE
12 May 2019

Debt to Equity Conversions

Debt to Equity Conversions In these investment scenarios, there are times when an organization needs more money than is as of now being produced by its activities; it has two different ways to get it. It can get the cash it needs, known as debt financing. Alternatively, on the other…

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Financial Lawyers in UAE
27 Apr 2019

Crowdfunding in the UAE : Regulatory Overview

Crowdfunding in the UAE Concept and Its Evolvement The Kickstarter community was given the opportunity to get behind a coloring book called, “Why Is Daddy Sad on Sunday: A Coloring Book Depicting the Most Disappointing Moments in Cleveland Sports.” The project’s creator, Scott O’Brien, set a goal of raising $2,000.…

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Lawyers in Dubai
23 Apr 2019

Banking and Finance: Syndicate Loan Contracts

Syndicate Loan Agreement and Select Clauses Almost every day, we witness the birth of several new innovative projects, worth billions of dollars of investment. Many often ponder the origins of such investment. Banks play a crucial role in lending these funds to clients, ranging from corporations to large projects, and…

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Lawyers in Dubai
08 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
24 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
18 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
17 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
14 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
14 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
13 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
24 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
17 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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