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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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Property Lawyers in UAE
30 Dec 2019

The Cost of Running a Private Equity Real Estate Fund

The Cost of Running a Private Equity Real Estate Fund Private equity real estate is an advantage class that comprises of pooled private and public interests in the real estate market. Such contributing includes the obtaining, financing and proprietorship of property or properties utilizing a shared vehicle. Private equity real…

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banking law firms in UAE
17 Nov 2019

India: The Negotiable Instruments Act 1881

Dishonour of cheques in India as per Negotiable Instruments Act 1881 Introduction The whole concept of using cheques, even at this day and age where other progressive modes of transactions are available, is to keep proper record and use it as proof of payment. There are more security and surety…

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banking lawyers in Dubai
11 Nov 2019

Omani Banking Regulations

Omani  Banking Regulations The banking business is an extremely vital activity in any economy and banks have a primary and synergist task to carry out. The behaviour of the banking and finance industry is dependent on the investors' trust, and trust will be rested and held by how banks work…

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Lawyers in Dubai
07 Nov 2019

New European Foreign Investment Screening Regulation

New European Foreign Investment Screening Regulation Introduction The European Union (EU) spans with twenty-eight (28) member states which have a combined population of approximately 500 million people. It is a massive draw for foreign investors in part due to its scale. With 28 member states spread across a large proportion…

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banking lawyers in Dubai
05 Nov 2019

Loan Settlement with Banks, Travel Bans and other Implications

Do you have outstanding bank loans and credit card payments? “Some debts are fun when you are acquiring them, but none are fun when you set about retiring them.” Often, unexpected events can astound an individual in an array of ways like a change in employment, personal emergency, etc., which…

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Financial lawyers in Dubai
29 Oct 2019

UAE Netting Law

UAE Netting Law As announced by the Dubai International Financial Centre (“DIFC”) on 14 December 2014, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has enacted the DIFC Law Number 2 of 2014 (the "DIFC Law"), in his capacity as the Ruler of Dubai. This legislation came into power as…

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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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