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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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Lawyers in Dubai
01 Dec 2021

Business Setup in Ajman Freezone

Ajman Freezone Authority 1. What law established this freezone? The Ajman Free Zone was established in 1988 and was granted autonomous status in 1996, by the Ajman Emiri Decree No. 3/1996. 2. What are the main internal regulations governing this freezone? The Ajman Free Zone Authority has issued an "Integrated…

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Law Firms in Dubai
23 Nov 2021

Incorporation of a Business in UAE

Incorporation of a Business (Legal Impediments) Introduction The formal method of forming a corporation or a company is called incorporation. The resulting legal body, a corporation, is responsible for separating the firm's assets and profits from its owners and investors. Corporations can be formed in virtually every country on the…

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Law Firms in Dubai
11 May 2021

UBO Disclosure Requirements- UAE Law

UBO Disclosure Requirements- UAE In recent years, counter-fraud, money laundering and terrorism funding have been the regulator's highest priority. Fraudulent parties conceal their service using offshore accounts, and authorities report fraudulent transacts routinely at fake emails, PO boxes or private residences. This term has taken on an increasingly significant role…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
11 Mar 2021

Company Formation in Hamriyah Free Zone

Hamriyah Free Zone 1. What law established this freezone? The Hamriyah Free Zone was established under Sharjah Emiri Decree No. 6/1995 issued in 12 November 1995 as amended by Sharjah Executive Council Decision No. 1/2000 (the Decree). 2. What are the main internal regulations governing this freezone? The principle regulation…

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Lawyers in Dubai
31 Jan 2021

Company Formation in Dubai Media City

Dubai Media City Freezone 1. What law established this freezone? This freezone was established by Dubai Law No. 1/2000 issued on 29 January 2000. 2. What are the main internal regulations governing this freezone? The regulations governing the Dubai Creative Clusters (DCC) were the Dubai Technology and Media Free Zone…

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Financial Lawyers in Dubai
16 Dec 2020

Fujairah Creative Freezone

Fujairah Creative Freezone 1. What law established this freezone? Fujairah Emiri Decree No. 4/2007 established Fujairah Creative City (FCC). 2. What are the main internal regulations governing this freezone? The Fujairah Free Zone Authority sets the regulations governing FCC Free Zone. 3. Does this freezone have any reciprocal arrangements with…

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banking lawyers in Dubai
25 Nov 2020

Winding up of a company in DMCC

Liquidation and Winding up of a company in DMCC DMCC Company Regulations 2020  On 02 January 2020, the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) issued and promulgated the New Company Regulations 2020 ('Regulations'), which were to replace the former DMCC Company Regulations of 2003. They were so reconfigured in order to…

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Financial Lawyers in UAE
10 Nov 2020

Regulations and Requirements for setting up a Company through SAGIA

Regulations and Requirements for setting up a Company through SAGIA It was challenging to set up business in Saudi Arabia until 2018 brought a new era by bringing about many changes to the rules and regulations of the country making it easier for people to set up their businesses. The…

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Financial lawyers in Dubai
03 Nov 2020

Dubai Internet City Freezone

Business Setup in Dubai Internet City Freezone 1. What law established this freezone? This freezone was established by Dubai Law No. 1/2000 issued on 29 January 2000. 2. What are the main internal regulations governing this freezone? The regulations governing the Dubai Creative Clusters (DCC) were the Dubai Technology and…

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Financial Lawyers in UAE
16 May 2020

DMCC Company Regulations, 2020

DMCC Company Regulations, 2020 Regulations in the business world are essential and a mechanism to protect workers, public safety, businesses, and investments. However, regulations which are inefficient or inadequate can indeed stifle entrepreneurial activity and business growth which ultimately impacts the ease of conducting business. For instance, it takes about…

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Lawyers in Dubai
03 May 2020

Due Diligence by Foreign Law Firms of UAE Entities

Due Diligence by Foreign Law Firms of UAE Entities Business transactions around the world often involve mergers, acquisitions or take-overs. Such transactions of the business organizations require thoughtful decisions which ultimately decides the future of the Company. Hence, due diligence holds the key to vital decisions of the economy as…

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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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Company Formation in Dubai
11 Mar 2020

JAFZA Offshore Regulations and UAE Companies Law: Voting Rights and Key Differences

UAE Companies Law and JAFZA Offshore Companies Regulations : Key Differences All corporations undergo a development phase that is affected by a range of external factors such as market conditions, economic climate, implications, and new regulations, to name a few. Internal affairs of an organization, the roles and responsibilities of the…

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