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March 13, 2019
While the changes are welcome, they put pressure on litigants to plead their cases within relatively short time periods ...
February 20, 2019
In a welcome development, the new law introduces long-term residency visas for four categories of persons.
February 13, 2019
A new agreement could make the UAE a much more attractive place to establish funds.
January 16, 2019
The amendments are designed to make the UAE's Penal Code consistent with other recent federal legislation and current federal enforcement policies.
January 9, 2019
The New Banking Law and the New AML Law have enhanced the protection afforded to confidential information.
December 20, 2018
For decades, banks and other counterparties in the UAE have obtained financial services from foreign financial institutions. Industry bodies, such as the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA), the International Capital Market Association and the International Securities Lending Association, have developed standard documentation for these kinds of transactions ...
December 12, 2018
The new law introduces subtle but important changes to the AML landscape in the UAE.
November 21, 2018
Majority foreign ownership is not yet a reality, but the framework is now in place.
November 7, 2018
Afridi & Angell successfully defended an anti-suit injunction, an application to exclude evidence and obtained a document production order.
October 31, 2018
The Rental Good Conduct Certificate service is a first-of-its-kind initiative in the world.
October 18, 2018
The licence provides access to a Professional Services Support Programme aimed at allowing entrepreneurs entry to a community of businesses, financial services and professional advisers.
October 3, 2018
The Decree provides that appeals to the Court of Cassation must be filed within 60 days of the judgment of the Court of Appeal.
July 24, 2018
The most significant development in dispute resolution in the UAE, without a doubt, is the recent promulgation of the UAE’s standalone Arbitration Law ...
July 4, 2018
A roundup of the latest legal updates from DIFC Courts.
June 27, 2018
Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts has become the first court in the Middle East to introduce a new secure cloud-based technology.