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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 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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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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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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Lawyers in Dubai
25 Jan 2021

Initial Public Offering - Lebanon

Initial Public Offering - Lebanon Introduction The Banking Control Commission (BCC) was established in 1967 in Lebanon by the Central Bank of Lebanon (BDL) to administrate banking and control of the Central Bank. The BDL regulated banking as well as the financial market. In 2015, the Central Bank established the…

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Financial lawyers in Dubai
04 Jan 2021

Initial Public Offering – UAE

Initial Public Offering – UAE An initial public offering is a process that allows companies to offer their shares to the public for the first time. This can be done by publishing a prospectus, offering shares for subscription, submitting relevant documents for approval and so on. Further, Public Joint Stock…

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Lawyers in Dubai
05 Nov 2020

Securities Lending and Borrowing Regulations as per Dubai Financial Market

Securities Lending and Borrowing Regulations as per Dubai Financial Market The Securities Lending and Borrowing (SLB) refer to a temporary arrangement of a loan of securities by a lender or a borrower. In this arrangement, the borrower is entitled to return securities at any time, and the lender may recall…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
23 Aug 2020

SEBI Portfolio Managers Regulation 2020

SEBI Portfolio Managers Regulation 2020 The Portfolio Management Services (PMS) industry had a robust growth of 18 percent Compound Annual Growth rate in the preceding five years, with assets under management (AUM) rising from INR 6.04 trillion to INR 13.7 trillion. Furthermore, disruptions in the market, including technological advances, have…

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Financial Lawyers in UAE
16 Aug 2020

Securities Finance in Bahrain

Securities Finance in Bahrain What are Securities and Assets? Securities is a financial instrument that is negotiable and holds some type of monetary value. It is equivalent to an ownership position in a corporation through the stock. Securities can be categorized into three types: Equities Debts Derivatives Equities Equity security…

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