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August 2, 2019
With a variety of new legislation in the emirates, Louise Bowmaker of Horizons & Co looks at some of the most significant recent and upcoming changes ...
July 24, 2019
The DIFC Authority has proposed the enactment of legislation (the Proposed Law) to replace its current Data Protection Law.
July 17, 2019
The rules are a response to the UAE being put on the EU's blacklist of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions.
July 10, 2019
The New Law introduces many welcomed features and is a step forward in maintaining the UAE’s position as a world leading trade hub.
June 26, 2019
We speak to the head of strategy and general counsel for Flash Entertainment, and our In-House Community Counsel of the Year, about running an in-house legal team and his outlook for the profession ...
June 26, 2019
The new law will directly affect almost 24,000 employees based in the DIFC.
May 23, 2019
Despite the limited number of filings and the dearth of decisions, parties conducting M&A in or from the UAE should consider the impact of the competition regime.
May 23, 2019
The recent announcement of Uber Technologies Inc’s acquisition of its Middle Eastern based competitor, Careem, in a cash and stock transaction worth US$3.1 billion, has renewed the spotlight on the burgeoning venture capital market in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
May 22, 2019
The new AML Law has been shaped by international AML standards and provides several mechanisms to combat money-laundering.
May 7, 2019
A new law requires businesses that use information and communication technology for processing health data to ensure its confidentiality, accuracy and validity.
April 17, 2019
It is hoped that the new programme will enable defence contractors to identify more accessible opportunities to generate offset credits.
March 27, 2019
This new rule is a crucial step towards greater investment and business freedom.
March 20, 2019
Insurance and reinsurance providers should review the resolution and the list of violations to ensure their compliance.
March 20, 2019
While it is still too early to judge the effectiveness of reforming LIBOR, it is a step in the right direction.
March 13, 2019
While the changes are welcome, they put pressure on litigants to plead their cases within relatively short time periods ...