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Company regulation in ADGM
30 Jun 2020

ADGM Company Regulations 2020

ADGM Company Regulations 2020 Abu Dhabi's decision to set up a financial center, known as the Abu Dhabi Global Market ("ADGM") has opened doors for international business. ADGM has its own published rules and regulations as well as Registrar of Companies (Registrar) and a Financial Services Regulator. Further, a court…

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Lawyers in Dubai
25 Jun 2020

Guide to International Arbitration

Guide to International Arbitration "When will mankind be convinced and agree to settle their difficulties by arbitration?"- Benjamin Franklin     A year ago, it seemed as if Brexit was finally about to happen. One year on, they are in the same position again. At one point, albeit, it seemed likely…

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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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Financial lawyers in Abu Dhabi
31 Mar 2020

Regulations on Private Finance Platforms in ADGM

Regulations on Private Finance Platforms in ADGM Global financial markets have witnessed unprecedented growth in the techniques and platforms in peer to peer lending over past two decades due to various factors such as improvements in technology backing such platforms, real-time access to funds, ability to obtain unsecured personal or…

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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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Lawyers in Abu DHabi
10 Sep 2019

Cryptocurrency and Asset Exchange in the Abu Dhabi Global Market

Cryptocurrency and Asset Exchange in the Abu Dhabi Global Market Currency is defined as something, more often than not paper and coins, that act as a medium of exchange for goods and services. This practice of trade has been a constant for humankind throughout its various ages, occurring in multiple…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
03 Sep 2019

Force Majeure Clauses and the Limitation of Liability

Force Majeure Clauses and the Limitation of Liability Introduction Force majeure is a Latin term, commonly used in the legal profession which translates to ‘superior force’ and is used when referring to unforeseeable events taking place. For the most part, unforeseeable events are not attractive prospects for any individual, especially…

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Company Formation in ADGM
21 Mar 2019

ADGM SPV and ADGM Foundation

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) – Special Purpose Vehicles (SPV) and Foundations You may either look at a glass with water as glass half full or glass half empty – and that is definitely the case in today’s corporate world. Perception is everything. The times that we live in has…

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Lawyers in Dubai
11 Oct 2018

A Guide to Non-compete Clauses in the MENA Region

A Guide to Non-compete Clauses in the Middle East Introduction Non-compete clauses are sometimes incorporated into the contracts of employees to ensure the security and protection of the employer if an employee decides to move to another company. When working for an entity, individuals will likely pick up on and…

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Lawyers in Dubai
15 Aug 2018

Cryptocurrency– A Magical Bubble or The Future of Currency?

Cryptocurrency– A Magical Bubble or The Future of Currency? The noise and media surrounding the notion of cryptocurrency have been increasing the curiosity rapidly. Before curiosity kills the cat, let's walk through the story of cryptocurrency. Cryptocurrency is an innovative and a virtual currency that utilizes cryptography for security and…

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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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Business Setup in ADGM
28 Jul 2017

Company Formation in Abu Dhabi Global Markets

Company Formation in Abu Dhabi Global Market The impact of globalization and elimination of trade barriers is considered to be an economic merit that consolidated the domestic markets of the world under one roof. However, there also exists an opposing view to this concept. Some financial pundits have argued that…

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Special Purpose Companies | Special Purpose Vehicles UAE | ADGM SPV
22 Jul 2017

Special Purpose Vehicles

  Special Purpose Companies or Vehicles (the SPCs or SPVs) are temporary companies set up to achieve a precisely structured financial operation. SPCs provide an alternative mode of financing transactions. Put simply they are subsidiary companies of a parent company, whose assets are protected from the actions of the parent company.…

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Asset Securitization in the UAE
26 Mar 2017

Asset Securitization in the UAE (Part II)

Asset Securitization in the UAE  (Part II of II) In part one of our series on Asset Securitization, we defined asset securitization, reinforced its importance and illustrated the ways in which it is used for financing purposes. In fact, asset securitization transactions had evolved centuries back and were also, incredibly pervasive…

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